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Program Introduction Meeting – LIVE WEBINAR

Webinar

If you are considering adoption, the first step is to attend a Program Introduction Meeting. These meetings are free to the public. This meeting will be a live webinar. Pre-registration is required. This can be completed by clicking "Program Introduction Meeting" above and scrolling to "Register Here" link. The following topics are covered at Program […]

Program Introduction Meeting – LIVE WEBINAR

Webinar

If you are considering adoption, the first step is to attend a Program Introduction Meeting. These meetings are free to the public. This meeting will be a live webinar. Pre-registration is required. This can be completed by clicking "Program Introduction Meeting" above and scrolling to "Register Here" link. The following topics are covered at Program […]

Baby Care 101

Becky O'Connell's Home Chicago, IL, United States

Join Becky O'Connell, one of our temporary care providers, and learn the "baby basics".  Becky will discuss "The Big Three" (You will learn what they are!) and include suggestions and demonstrations to help you understand, enjoy, soothe and stimulate your baby.  This class is suitable for waiting families, those with infants under one year, and […]

Program Introduction Meeting – LIVE WEBINAR

Webinar

If you are considering adoption, the first step is to attend a Program Introduction Meeting. These meetings are free to the public. This meeting will be a live webinar. Pre-registration is required. This can be completed by clicking "Program Introduction Meeting" above and scrolling to "Register Here" link. The following topics are covered at Program […]

Domestic Adoption and Illinois Law – LIVE ZOOM CLASS

Virtual Online

Attorney Genie Miller Gillespie will discuss the steps that prospective adoptive parents should take to achieve a safe and legal adoption. Discussion will focus on the legal issues in adoption, which include proper preparation, termination of parental rights, limiting legal risk, applicable Illinois and federal law, the process of doing an Illinois adoption, and the […]

Program Introduction Meeting – LIVE WEBINAR

Webinar

If you are considering adoption, the first step is to attend a Program Introduction Meeting. These meetings are free to the public. This meeting will be a live webinar. Pre-registration is required. This can be completed by clicking "Program Introduction Meeting" above and scrolling to "Register Here" link. The following topics are covered at Program […]

Attachment and Adoption – LIVE ZOOM CLASS

Virtual Online

Recent research in neuroscience has confirmed what many clinicians have long known: Early relationships between caregivers and infants/young children matter and have lifelong implications for children. In order to help each child reach their potential, supportive and caring relationships are essential. This lecture will address the process of creating lasting attachments with adoptive children, some […]

Program Introduction Meeting – LIVE WEBINAR

Webinar

If you are considering adoption, the first step is to attend a Program Introduction Meeting. These meetings are free to the public. This meeting will be a live webinar. Pre-registration is required. This can be completed by clicking "Program Introduction Meeting" above and scrolling to "Register Here" link. The following topics are covered at Program […]

Program Introduction Meeting – LIVE WEBINAR

Webinar

If you are considering adoption, the first step is to attend a Program Introduction Meeting. These meetings are free to the public. This meeting will be a live webinar. Pre-registration is required. This can be completed by clicking "Program Introduction Meeting" above and scrolling to "Register Here" link. The following topics are covered at Program […]