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Becoming a Transracial Adoptive Family

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

StMarys adoptions adoption information

Adopting a child of a different race presents unique complexities for a family. Transracial families will share their experiences and topics such as community, celebrating their heritage and racism will be discussed. The seminar will also help waiting families understand how the adoptee’s identity changes as they age and how to address the child’s questions and concerns with age appropriate answers.

If you are actively working with St. Mary’s with our Adoption or Homestudy Only Program this course is included in your fees.  If you are not working with St. Mary’s you are welcome to join us! The cost for families who are not currently working with St. Mary’s is $40 per person. This fee helps to cover our costs associated with hosting the course.


Please call our office at 847-870-8181 click below to register for the course. We look forward to seeing you here!

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August 17
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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St. Mary’s Services
510 N. Plum Grove Rd.
Palatine,IL60067United States


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