Upcoming Adoption/Foster Care workshops

Cascadia Communique
Upcoming offerings: April, 2012
Adoption/Foster Care Consultation Group

Facilitated by Deborah Gray, MSW, MPA

Friday, April 13th, 10:00-1:00

Kirkland, WA 3 CEs

This open and on-going group led by Deborah Gray is limited to 12 people so register today.

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Assessment in Early Childhood Mental Health

and Development

Taught by Kristie Baber, MSW, LICSW
Friday, April 20th, 9:00-4:30, Shoreline Center
6 CEs $150.00

This clinical workshop teaches assessment skills, tools and diagnostics to practicing clinicians, caseworkers and early intervention providers engaging with young children. More Information

Attaching: from Childhood through Teen Years–latest evidenced-based knowledge along with the professional supports for today’s families

Taught by Deborah Gray, MSW, MPA

Friday, May 4th, 9:00-4:30 UW-Tacoma 6 CEs $150.00

Here are a few of the questions this workshop will answer:

  • What is attachment and why is attachment such an issue in foster care and adoption
  • What is the impact of moving children?
  • What techniques work best when moving children with prenatal exposure?
  • How do we assess for qualities that are the best fit for today’s children coming into foster and adoptive homes?
  • What is the best attachment therapy when working with children and teens with prenatal exposure? More Information

Northwest Collaborative Adoption Foster Care Conference: Childhood through Adolescence

May 18th & 19th Community Center at Mercer View-Mercer Island, WA

Topics covered:

The Explosive Child

Children and Meds

Teens and Adoption

Homeland Visit stories

Birth family reunification stories and panel

Open Adoption

Ask an expert panel

Sponsored by: Cascadia Training, Northwest Adoption Exchange, Adoption Mosaic, University of Washington Center for Adoption Medicine & Nurturing Attachments

More Information

For more information on all of our workshops call: 206.441.6892 or visit us online:


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