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Sunday, April 6, 2008

8:15 am - 5:30 pm

UJA-Federation, 130 East 59 St.
New York City

14th Annual Conference

Boris Gindis Ph.D.

3:20-4:20 pm Workshop Session IV
Getting the Right Start: An Internationally Adopted Child’s Initial Adjustment
This session covers the phases and stages of adjustment for children ages 3 and up, including initial bonding, testing the limits, language lost and learned during the first months at home and building the foundation of mutual attachment in the family.

4:30-5:30 PM Workshop Session V
(with Chun Dong, MS and Pam Thomas)

China’s “Waiting Child” Program
Who are these boys and girls, from infancy to age 12? And what are the past and current medical and developmental issues that classify them as “Waiting Children?” Find out this and more, including pre- and post-adoption assessments and school and community support options available to you and your child. Find out the differences in the adoption
process for “Waiting Children” and decide if you are the family to help them reach their full potential.

Please call 212-558-9949 or email
for more information


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