Pre-Adoption Workshop Schedule
Workshops will be offered by Adoption By Choice a minimum of six times a year, alternating between Calgary and Edmonton. Please feel free to attend the seminar in the city that best suits your availability and location.
These dates are subject to change, so please check with us before registering.
Stage 1 is the Adoption Application paperwork, once that is complete the next step is to complete the Pre-placement workshop.
This two day seminar offers an opportunity for you to consider some of the special challenges of building your family through adoption. The workshop explores the inherent differences in building your family through adoption, infertility loss, the legal process of adoption, working with Adoption By Choice, adoption from a birth parent’s perspective, losses for children, writing a birth parent letter, meeting birth parents and adoption over the years. A panel of birth parents and adoptive parents join us to talk about their experience with open adoption and Adoption By Choice.
ABC 2020 Workshop Dates:
Workshop times are Saturday 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday 9:00 AM - 3:30 P.M.
January 18th & 19th, 2020 in Calgary
March 14th & 15th, 2020 in Edmonton
May 2nd & 3rd, 2020 in Calgary
June 13th & 14th, 2020 in Edmonton
September 12th & 13th in Calgary
November 14th & 15th in Edmonton
Presentation style will include lecture, small group discussions, videos and guest panels.