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  1. Event Information

  2. Date:
    Thursday, June 6, 2013
  3. Event:
    POSTPONED: JF&CS Presents - Adoption Through the Eyes of Children: A Developmental Perspective
  4. Time:
    7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  5. Location:
    JF&CS Headquarters, 1430 Main Street, Waltham, MA
  6. For Ages:
    Adoptive Parents
  7. Contact:
    Mindi Whitney
  8. Email:
  9. Directions:
  10. We are sorry to announce that due to a family emergency, Debbie Riley is unable to come to Boston this week. We are postponing our Thursday night event. If you would like information on the rescheduled event, please email Mindi Whitney.

    Jewish Family and Children's Service presents Adoption Through the Eyes of Children: A Developmental Perspective
    A workshop for adoptive parents

    Guest speaker: Debbie B. Riley, MS, CEO The Center for Adoption Support & Education, Inc.

    Date: June 6, 2013 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

    Location:  JF&CS Headquarters 1430 Main Street, Waltham

    Cost:  $10 per person (check or cash at the event)

    This workshop provides participants with an in-depth understanding of what children comprehend, think, and feel about adoption from their preschool years through adolescence. Common questions, fears, and concerns related to birth parents, relationships with adoptive and extended family members,and relationships with peers are addressed. The presentation will also address the feelings of ambiguous loss and grief, self-esteem and self-value, and identity. Additional information will also include how non-adopted children perceive adoption as well as the impact of feedback from peers and adults in the child’s world which impact adoption adjustment.

    To register or for more information, please e-mail  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call 781-693-1386.