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Natural Awakenings Chicago

Seminar to Provide Fundamentals of Adoption

Jul 24, 2012 12:08PM

Coming this fall, Sally Wildman, JD, a Chicago and Northbrook attorney with over 15 years experience in adoption practice, shares both adoption fundamentals and key resources in a seminar series, The Adoption Process from A to Z. Wildman distinguishes various types of adoption of children now possible and guides you through processes, such as home study, foster parent licensing and immigration steps. Discussion includes common needs of adopted children and highlights new trends in “open adoption practices.”

Offered in several locations in Chicago suburbs, this program is suitable for anyone considering adopting a child, as well as social workers, therapists and child care professionals.

September 12, 6:30 to 8:15 p.m., Cook Memorial Library, 701 Aspen Drive, Vernon Hills. Free.

October 3, 7 to 9:15 p.m., Lyons High School, 100 South Brainard Avenue, LaGrange. $29 per person/$45 per couple.

October 10, 7 to 9:15 p.m., Deerfield High School, 1959 North Waukegan Road, Deerfield. $29 per person/$45 per couple,

October 13, 1 to 3 p.m., Fremont Public Library, 1170 North Midlothian Road, Mundelein. Free.

October 24, 7 to 9:15 p.m., Fremd High School, 1000 South Quentin Road, Palatine. $35 per family.

All workshops are open to the public. However, preregistration is required.