Wednesday, December 10, 2008
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
JCCA, 120 Wall Street
New York City
PREPARING OUR FAMILIES
TO ADOPT THE OLDER CHILD FROM OVERSEAS
Boris Gindis Ph.D.
Center for Cognitive-Developmental Assessment and Remediation
This training session
addresses academic, psychological and social issues families face
when adopting an older child (over age 4). Explore how early foster
care and institutional experiences affect a childs cognitive
and social interactions. Then, learn how to assist families in
pre-adoption preparation and post-adoption advocacy to enhance
their child and familys adjustment, and increase the childs
learning and social capacities.