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This course will review mental health issues adopted persons struggle with within the
framework of relationship and trauma and experiences.
Date and time
Sat Sep 23 2023
<div>This course will review mental health issues adopted persons struggle with within the
framework of relationship and trauma and experiences.</div><div style="margin-top: 20px"><div style="margin: 20px 10px;font-size: 15px;line-height: 22px;font-weight: 400;text-align: left;"><p>Join Marie Dolfi, LCSW in this virtual training to take a comprehensive clinical look at the issues adoptees often bring to therapy. The training includes a review of pre-and post-adoption risk factors and protective factors in the adoptive family.</p><p> Relinquishment trauma will be presented as a key factor in the mental health issues of adoptees. Adoption traumas of late discovery adoptees, adoptees being raised“as if” born into a family, and racial trauma experienced by transracially adopted adoptees as significant impactors on an adopted person’s mental health are included in the presentation. </p><p>With a thorough understanding of the complexity of mental health issues that may be faced by adoptees, attendees will be able to do an adoption-sensitive assessment. The training concludes with a review of therapy techniques and interventions that may help adopted persons.</p><p>2.5 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs, NYS Licensed Psychologists and NYS Licensed Psychoanalysts provided by Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of training. </p><p>Learning objectives:</p><p>1. Participants will be able to identify pre-and post-adoption risk factors that can</p><p>impact an adopted person’s mental health</p><p>2. Participants will be able to understand how adoptee relinquishment trauma</p><p>happens and how it impacts an adopted person’s view of their world and their</p><p>relationships</p><p>3. Participants will be able to list family and environmental factors that cause racial</p><p>trauma for adopted persons that were transracially adopted</p><p>4. Participants will be able to identify protective factors within the adoptive families</p><p>5. Participants will be able to complete an adoption sensitive assessment for an adopted person</p><p>In accordance with the NY State Department of Education guidelines, in order to receive continuing education contact hours, a participant needs to be present for the duration of the workshop/training. Therefore, participants who arrive late or leave the event early will not be granted a certificate of completion.</p><p>Cancellation Policy: Refunds will be provided for cancellations made in writing up to three business days prior to the start of the event.</p></div><div style="margin: 20px 10px;font-size: 15px;line-height: 22px;font-weight: 400;text-align: left;"><p>Marie Dolfi, LCSW is an adoption counselor, speaker, advocate, and adoption support group leader. For over 25 years, Marie has diligently educated herself on relinquishment and adoption issues by attending adoption workshops, conferences, reading adoption books and adoption research, and listening to her greatest teachers - adoption triad members. To learn more about Marie’s background visit mariedolfi.com.</p></div><div style="margin: 20px 0;line-height: 22px;"><img src="https://img.evbuc.com/https%3A%2F%2Fcdn.evbuc.com%2Fimages%2F187522619%2F451618363070%2F1%2Foriginal.20211117-122141?h=2000&w=720&auto=format%2Ccompress&q=75&sharp=10&s=be6424a3c3a5c4847b378a1937a4d43b" alt="" /></div></div>
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