Upcoming Webinar: Teens Talk About Adoption

On April 17th, join us for a one-hour interactive video webinar featuring a panel of teenage Adoptees. Watch and listen to our four panelists as they share their experiences and stories about growing up adopted. Throughout the webinar, participants will also have the opportunity to ask questions of our panelists. This special online seminar is one that would be appropriate for the whole family to participate in.

WHEN: April 17, 2013, 5:00 p.m. PST

WHERE: Click here to register!

In this conversational webinar, our Adoptee panelists will provide insight and personal perspective on issues relevant to Adoptive Parents. Discussion topics will include:

  • Talking with parents about adoption and race
  • Issues and challenges of growing up adopted
  • How parents can support ethnic/racial/Adoptee identity development
  • Advice to younger Adoptees
  • Responses to questions from the audience

The Panelists:

Jack is 19 and was born in South Korea. He grew up in New Jersey and enjoys snowboarding and soccer.

Amy is 15 and was born in DaNang, Vietnam. She grew up in Ohio and Oregon and enjoys singing, health, and inspiring people.

Elliot is 15 and was born in Korea. He grew up in Oregon and is an accomplished violinist. He also enjoys Holt Adoptee Camp.

Juliet is 18 and was born in Guangzhou, China. She grew up in Maryland and attended Baltimore School for the Arts for 3 years and now attends a public high school.

Moderated by: Steve Kalb, LMSW, Director of Adoptee Service

The fee for the Teens Talk About Adoption webinar is $10. If for some reason you are unable to afford this fee, please contact Sunday Silver at sundays@holtinternational.org and we will gladly discuss the possibility of waiving the fee so that you may attend.

Please join us for this informative webinar hosted by Holt’s Post Adoption Services department!

One Reply to “Upcoming Webinar: Teens Talk About Adoption”

  1. Wish we could participate. We have a schedule conflict — please offer this again soon! — Julie

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