PRAYER ROOM : VICKY CREAMER
This session is geared to help you connect with Jesus. It's one hour created just for you to spend time with Him–praying, reading scripture, listening, asking Him to show you His heart. Vicky, and her team are already praying for you and over this time together. This is a session not to miss!
NAVIGATING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM: MONTANA PLUK
Sending our foster and adopted children to school can be an incredibly challenging experience for all of us! What's a 504? Does my child qualify for an IEP? How do I successful advocate for my kiddo in the school? What should I have prepared for teacher conferences? What do I do when I think the school is struggling with my child? If you have any of these questions, PLUK will be there to answer them for you! They will talk about how to advocate for testing, how to prepare for an IEP meeting and what to bring to those meetings, and so much more!
LET'S GET CRAFTY:
Does crafting calm you? If you want to take some time to make something and clear your mind and laugh with friends! Join us! Check back soon to see what the craft will be!
WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER?: HOLLY TANNEHILL
What is the Enneagram? How can the Enneagram help me? Which number on the Enneagram am I? Does the Enneagram work? How can it help in relationships??? Come learn and laugh with Holly.
ADDICTION AND KIDS FROM HARD PLACES: SARA THORMAN MSW-LAC
Was your child born addicted? Is addiction in their family history? Individuals who are adopted do have an increased risk for both substance use disorders and psychiatric disorders later in life. Come listen to Addiction Counselor, Sara Thorman MSW-LAC talk about warning signs and learn about things to do BEFORE you see any signs. Come ready with questions!
NEUROFEEDBACK : HOW CAN IT HELP YOUR CHILD?
Neurofeedback (or EEG biofeedback) is a painless, non-invasive treatment technique used to calm and/or regulate the brain. Using the Othmer method, a neurofeedback practitioner records brain activity and shows it back to the brain through video display. Neurofeedback has successfully reduced symptoms typically seen with the following conditions: Anxiety, Panic attacks and other stress disorders, Depression, Mood disorders, Seizure disorders, Attention disorders – ADHD and ADD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Addictions, Autism, Attachment disorders, Behavioral disorders, Sleep disorders, Sensory Process Disorder, Eating disorders, Traumatic Brain Injury and many other dysfunctions that effect physical and emotional well-being.
What does adoption look like through the lens of someone who was adopted? How does someone who was adopted suggest talking to children about adoption? What do they wish their parents had done differently? This session will have a panel of adults who were adopted as children. They will answer questions, tell you when they were told, how they were told, and what they thought and felt about being adopted.