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Foster & Adoptive Parent Training-Royal Oak

Presented by the MARE Adoption Navigators

Practical Advice for Raising Children with Attachment Issues with trainer Rosemary Jackson. 

Building secure and trusting relationships with your child is the goal of every parent. When it comes to raising children from the child welfare system, this can be a challenge that you may not feel fully prepared to handle. Join Rosemary to look at how children form attachments, how to intervene with children who have had a rough start on their journey to form attachments, and to learn practical techniques to forge a bond with your child. Find out about what various attachment styles look like and how they influence your relationship with your child. Learn practical ways to work with the type of attachment issues that your child presents. Plan to attend this interactive workshop to enhance and support your family relationships.

Rosemary Jackson, LMSW, ACSW is currently a faculty member and clinical instructor at Michigan State University’s School of Social Work. She has many years of experience as a trainer, consultant, and program developer, and is a recognized as an expert in the field of child welfare adoption. Rosemary has worked as an adoption caseworker both domestically and internationally, as well as a child welfare supervisor, and administrator. She has provided post adoption services to both internationally adopted adults and their families as well as children adopted through the child welfare system. Rosemary has developed curriculum for clinicians and parents to address the post placement needs of foster and adoptive families. She has also developed and delivered training on a variety of adoption topics including supporting families after adoption; attachment; grief and loss; effects of trauma on child development; intervening when adoptions are in jeopardy; and understanding the impact of the child welfare system on children and families. She is currently consulting with the MSU School of Social Work continuing education program on their Adoption Certificate program.

WHEN: Saturday, June 2, 2018

WHERE: Judson Center 
               4410 W. 13 Mile Road
               Royal Oak, MI 48073

*Please note that sections of the 696 expressway will be closed and under construction starting in May. I advise to take a look at your route well ahead of time and allow for extra drive time if needed*

Registration and Light Breakfast at 9:30am
Training from 10:00am-4:00pm
Lunch Provided
Limited Child Care Available



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