Virtual Adoptee Group – Chapter 4: Perspective Letters

Virtual Group

Group discussion focuses on “Chapter 4: Perspective Letters” – Consider how it would feel to write to and receive letters from various first family members, exploring a wide range of…

$35

Virtual Adoptee Group – Chapter 4: Perspective Letters

Virtual Group

Group discussion focuses on “Chapter 4: Perspective Letters” – Consider how it would feel to write to and receive letters from various first family members, exploring a wide range of…

$35

Webinar – The Journey: Returning to My Birth Country

Virtual Webinar

Expert Voices in Adoption Webinar Series The Journey: Returning to My Birth Country Adoptee Presenter: Amber Turcotte, LICSW Tuesday, September 20, 2022 @ 6:30-7:30PM MDT REGISTRATION CLOSED Traveling internationally is…

$25

Speaking at 2022 Colorado CASA State Conference

Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows 10345 Park Meadows Drive, Lone Tree, CO

"How Trauma Impacts Behavior: Implicit Memories and the 6 F's" Presented by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker to the 2022 Colorado CASA State Conference The behaviors of children who have experienced trauma…

$40

Virtual Adoptee Group – Chapter 5: Adoptive Family

Virtual Group

Group discussion focuses on “Chapter 5: Adoptive Family” – Explore roles and relationship dynamics within your adoptive family. Register here Registration opens 60 days before the event. This is a series of virtual discussion groups for adult adoptees, with monthly themes based on the chapters of The Adoptee Self-Reflection Journal authored by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker.…

$35

Training at the Human Services Network of Colorado

"Melting the Iceberg: Becoming the Anti-Racist Provider Your Clients Need" Training Presented by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker to the Human Services Network of Colorado The ability to provide effective, compassionate, and competent support to communities of color depends upon our understanding of the ways we carry racial bias into our professional interactions – but as helping…

Webinar – Group Therapy: Challenges and Antidotes to Joining or Starting Your Own Group

Virtual Webinar

Group Therapy: Challenges and Antidotes to Joining or Starting Your Own Group Adoptee Presenter: Pam Greenstone, MA, LPC Thursday, October 20, 2022 @ 10:00-11:00AM MDT Register here Pam will share about her own personal and professional experiences in group therapy, list the differences between support and therapy groups, explore helpful aspects of group for the…

$25

Keynote Speech and Breakout Session at Full Circle Conference

Thompson Alumni Center, University of Nebraska Omaha 6705 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE

"From Struggles to Superpowers: Reframing the Seven Core Issues in Adoption" Keynote Speech Presented by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker at the Nebraska Children's Home Society Full Circle Conference: SUPPORT FOR ADOPTIVE FAMILIES COMES FULL CIRCLE The seven core issues in adoption are often perceived as barriers to an adoptee’s ability to be healthy and successful. But…

Workshop at MNAdopt

"From Blow-Up to Bonding: Finding the Balance of Attachment-Focused Discipline in Adoption" Workshop Presented by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker to the MNAdopt Education Program How can you turn moments of struggle into moments of connection? Discover how brain development, implicit memories, and the “6 F’s” (Fight, Flight, Freeze, Friend, Fidget, Flop) can influence your adoptive or…

Virtual Adoptee Group – Chapter 6: Special Days

Virtual Group

Group discussion focuses on “Chapter 6: Special Days” – Consider how birthdays, adoption anniversaries, Mother’s/Father’s Day and other significant days affect you. Register here Registration opens 60 days before the event. This is a series of virtual discussion groups for adult adoptees, with monthly themes based on the chapters of The Adoptee Self-Reflection Journal authored…

$35