Workshops & Webinars
Wednesday Webinar Series!
Check out “Wednesday Webinars” each week from 12:15-12:45PM (Mountain Daylight Time). The 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. Find the calendar of “Wednesday Webinar” topics below & register for the dates you’d like to participate! 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 about joining the webinar will be emailed to all registrants the day before it airs. A link to view the recorded webinar will be emailed to all registrants the Friday following live air, available for 30 days (including registrants who were unable to attend the live air).
REGISTRATION IS OPEN – Remember that payment must be received by 12:00PM MDT the day prior to your scheduled webinar!
10/25/17 Responding to Trauma Reactions: Pt. 6 Bedtime Struggles – Learn strategies to reduce your child’s bedtime anxiety.
11/1/17 Creative Discipline Strategies that Build Healthy Attachment – Learn strategies that promote healthy limit-setting & discipline while building trust & attachment in the parent-child relationship.
11/8/17 The Best Ways to Handle Bullying at School – Learn how to effectively approach school personnel to manage incidents of bullying, & develop strategies to empower assertiveness in the targets of bullying & encourage empathy in the perpetrators of bullying.
11/15/17 The Mixed Emotions of Adoption Anniversaries, Birthdays & Holidays – Learn how to listen & support your child through celebrations that cause mixed emotions & anniversaries that are notoriously difficult for adoptees.
11/22/17 No Webinar: Fall Break
11/29/17 EMPOWRD! Ways to Respond to Adoption Questions – Learn six simple strategies for responding to other people’s adoption questions.
12/6/17 Emotional Preparedness for Homeland Visits – Learn how to prepare your child emotionally for a visit to their birth country.
12/13/17 Name Changes in Adoption – Learn about the emotional impact & pro’s & con’s of changing your child’s name when they join your family through adoption.
12/20/17 Screening for an Adoption-Competent Therapist – Learn how to ask the right questions to find an adoption-competent therapist for your child or family.
The “Wednesday Webinars” calendar will continue to update each week through May 2018! View the full list of topics at the calendar here