Public and Private Schools
Adoptees' face unique challenges as they navigate their school experiences. Current research has identified specific assignments which may be difficult because they activate core emotions adoptees' experience. Staff training will heighten awareness of the specific challenges and increase educators’ effectiveness with this population.
The seven core issues of adoption
Loss as the foundation of adoption
The adoptee’s developmental understanding of adoption
Positive adoption language
Past trainings have included:
Darien High School Staff and Mental Health Professionals
Eagle Hill School Staff and Parents
Villa Maria School
Westport School Psychologists and Social Workers
Strengthening the well-being of families formed through adoption.