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Education Seminars for the Intercountry Adoption Community

Intercountry Adoption Family Support Service (ICAFS) provides a range of educational seminars and resources to raise awareness and increase skills and knowledge of wide-ranging topics and issues related to intercountry adoption.


COVID-19

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PodCasts

Matters of Adoption – a podcast that takes a look at the myriad of perspectives and opinions around intercountry adoption in Australia.

This, our first series of 4 episodes, has a focus on the life stages of adoptees and we interview some of our practitioners about the work they’ve been doing to support adoptive parents, adoptee children and teens as well as young and older adult adoptees. We’d like to acknowledge that this series is exploring the practitioner’s perspective, and future episodes will include the voices of all involved.

https://soundcloud.com/user-797692394/sets/icafss-podcast-series-1

Webinars

You can view the webinars on the following links.  Powerpoint presentations are available for some. Please email icasupport@relationshipmatters.com.au if you would like a copy.

ICAFSS Community of Practice Forum 2020
Intercountry Adoption and Clinical Practice What clinicians, and other professionals, need to know when working with members of the intercountry adoption community.
Read the flyer with more details ICAFS Community of Practice Forum 2020


The Role of Extended Family in Intercountry Adoption
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An adopted child enters a family which generally doesn’t consist of just their parents. There may be aunties, uncles, grandparents and even adult siblings who live outside the child’s home. On the journey to adopt, extended family may be aware of what is happening, and they may be involved in conversations along the way. So what is the role of extended family in supporting the child and their parents.

View the webinar https://vimeo.com/479647852/7ea44a7757

Download resource material Role of Extended Family in Adoption

The Ugly Model: A documentary Q&A panel discussion featuring adult adoptees and ICAFS Child and Family Counsellor

https://vimeo.com/397350005/d903d123af

Shame in the Context of Intercountry Adoption Part 1

https://vimeo.com/276694895/c8017ca7c6

Shame in the Context of Intercountry Adoption Part 2

https://vimeo.com/367004607/0ddb666316

An introduction to Loss and Grief and how this connects to Intercountry Adoption

https://vimeo.com/240778573/ea7b579aae

Identity and Belonging – Parenting Intercountry Adopted Teens

https://vimeo.com/231331574/939e50deed

Recognise and Repair – Addressing the uniqueness of adoptive parenting

https://vimeo.com/211428414/7513d483a6

 

 

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