Free Webinar Series — How to Talk About Difficult Birth Histories (Part 2: Substance Abuse)
February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pmFree
“How to Talk About Difficult Birth Histories | Part 2: Substance Abuse”
Webinar Presented by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker
The histories of youth in foster and adoptive families often involve details that can feel difficult to discuss as a caregiver. Learn how to share about your child’s history with them in ways that promote healthy communication, offer developmentally appropriate language, and support the reduction of potential negative internalizations.
This is a 4-part series:
February 2nd, 2023 from 1-2 pm PST
Part 1: Abuse, neglect, domestic violence
February 9, 2023 from 1-2 pm PST
Part 2: Substance abuse
February 16, 2023 from 1-2 pm PST
Part 3: Products of rape and prostitution
February 23, 2023 from 1-2 pm PST
Part 4: Human trafficking
This webinar is approved for 1 CEU credit per 1 hour session from the Nevada Social Work Board. Training CEU’s are only provided for those who attend the training live.
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:
Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker (she/her) is a licensed psychologist, international/transracial adoptee of color, and an adoptive parent. She specializes in providing mental health support focused on adoption, trauma, and racial identity work through her private practice based in Denver. She is a frequent speaker and trainer at adoption agencies, camps, and conferences throughout the U.S., and the creator of the National Adoptee-Therapist Directory. She is the author of “The Adoptee Self-Reflection Journal,” “The Adoptive Parent Self-Reflection Journal,” and the “Adoptees Like Me” illustrated series for elementary readers.