Wednesday Webinar Series!

Check out “Wednesday Webinars” each week from 12:15-12:45PM (Mountain Daylight Time), or watch the recorded webinar at a more convenient time. These mini-webinars will cover a range of important parenting & adoption topics, with a new topic presented each week from Dr. Wirta-Leiker’s unique perspective as a psychologist, adoptee & adoptive parent. Cost per webinar: $5 (non-refundable). Payment must be received by 12:00PM MDT the day prior to your scheduled webinar; a link containing information to complete your registration will be emailed the day prior to live air. A link to view the recorded webinar will be emailed to all registrants the Friday following live air, available for 30 days.

REGISTRATION IS OPEN – Remember that payment must be received by 12:00PM MDT the day prior to your scheduled webinar!

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Did you miss a webinar? View all past webinars here!

2/28/18 Privilege, Racism & Oppression 101: Pt. 2 Recognizing Microaggressions – Learn how to recognize & respond to microaggressions commonly experienced by transracial adoptees.

3/7/18 Privilege, Racism & Oppression 101: Pt. 3 How to Respond to Your Child After Negative Racial Incidents – Learn the best ways to support your child in the aftermath of negative racial incidents to promote a healthy & positive racial identity.

3/14/18 Privilege, Racism & Oppression 101: Pt. 4 S.H.A.R.E.D. Responses to Racism – Learn six strategies for responding to racism that promote a healthy & positive racial identity in your child.

3/21/18 Privilege, Racism & Oppression 101: Pt. 5 Racial Mirrors, Maslow’s Hierarchy & The Cultural Iceberg – Learn the most common & important racial needs of transracial adoptees.

3/28/18  No Webinar – Spring Break

4/4/18  7 Core Struggles of Adoptees Throughout the Lifespan: Pt. 1 Loss – Learn how issues of loss impact adoptees’ choices, behaviors, relationships & needs throughout the lifespan, including essential parent support strategies & red flags indicating the need for professional intervention.

4/11/18  7 Core Struggles of Adoptees Throughout the Lifespan: Pt. 2 Rejection – Learn how rejection& abandonment fears impact adoptees’ choices, behaviors, relationships & needs throughout the lifespan, including essential parent support strategies & red flags indicating the need for professional intervention.

4/18/18  7 Core Struggles of Adoptees Throughout the Lifespan: Pt. 3 Guilt/Shame – Learn to distinguish between guilt & shame, and how these issues impact adoptees’ choices, behaviors, relationships & needs throughout the lifespan, including essential parent support strategies & red flags indicating the need for professional intervention.

4/25/18  7 Core Struggles of Adoptees Throughout the Lifespan: Pt. 4 Grief – Learn how grief impacts adoptees’ choices, behaviors, relationships & needs throughout the lifespan, including essential parent support strategies & red flags indicating the need for professional intervention.

5/2/18  7 Core Struggles of Adoptees Throughout the Lifespan: Pt. 5 Identity – Learn the identity struggles & needs of adoptees throughout the lifespan, including essential parent support strategies & red flags indicating the need for professional intervention.

5/9/18  7 Core Struggles of Adoptees Throughout the Lifespan: Pt. 6 Intimacy – Learn how issues of intimacy impact adoptees’ choices, behaviors, relationships & needs throughout the lifespan, including essential parent support strategies & red flags indicating the need for professional intervention.

5/16/18  7 Core Struggles of Adoptees Throughout the Lifespan: Pt. 7 Control – Learn how issues of control impact adoptees’ choices, behaviors, relationships & needs throughout the lifespan, including essential parent support strategies & red flags indicating the need for professional intervention.