Building Families Through Adoption, Session 1 in Kenai

Date:   Friday, November 21, 2014
Time:   6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

(Friday, November 21 6 to 9 p.m. & Saturday, November 22  9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

Held at the  Aspen Suite Hotel
1043 Kenai Spur Highway, Kenai, Alaska withTrainer Aileen McInnis

Building Families through Adoption aims to prepare potential adoptive parents for the realities and joys of adoption. All potential adoptive parents are welcomed but it is particularly valuable for persons wanting to adopt from Alaska’s foster care system.  This course covers Adoption Expectations, Birth Parents, Talking to Children about Adoption, Understanding Grief and Loss, Attachment and Trauma Informed Parenting, and Identity. 


For more information about this training,   contact the Alaska Center for Resource Families toll free at 1-866-478-7307 or email Aileen McInnis at . You may also contact adoption worker Arika Jensen at the Office of Children’s Services at 283-3136 to let them know of your interest in this training.

Sponsored by the Alaska Center for Resource Families, the Office of Children’s Services Adoption Unit