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Talking to Children About Adoption

2 CE Hours

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  • On Demand
    Sessions will be available On-Demand

This workshop will provide an overview and insight into how adoption should be presented and discussed with those who are adopted. Information will be shared about what are the do’s/don’ts about addressing adoption with children as well as the appropriate interactions at various ages.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
Learning Objectives
  • To gain an understanding of how adoption should be discussed with children and adolescents
  • To increase skills about what information should be shared with children at various age levels
  • To understand and identify positive adoption language and the importance of it when talking about adoption
  • To gain insight into each party touched by adoption, including birth parents, adoptive parents and adopted persons

This program has been approved for 2.0 CE clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Addiction Counselors

This course has been approved by, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, is responsible for all aspects of the programing. Counselor Skill Group: Counseling Services.


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Social Workers

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Full Details: Learner Notification

CE Policy and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
Lori Arceneaux

I’ve been the Program Manager of the Adoption Program with Volunteers of America Southeast LA for nearly 17 years. I’ve worked with countless birth parents, adoptive parents and adopted persons. I’ve conducted numerous presentations about a variety of adoption related topics to both social workers and nurses. I’m a certified trainer with Spaulding for Children to conduct Understanding Infant Adoption Trainings. I’m a member of the Louisiana Adoption Advisory Board and NASW Louisiana. I’m also an adoptive parent through foster care.

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