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June Monthly Discussion - Ready, Set, Launch! Adoption and the College/Young Adult Years

  • Friday, June 06, 2014
  • 12:20 PM - 2:00 PM
  • 1 Gough Street, Central, Hong Kong


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June Monthly Discussion - Ready, Set, Launch! Adoption and the College/Young Adult Years


The university and emerging young adult years are a time of change for individuals. They may stay at home and study, leave home to study, take a gap year, or pursue other career/life paths. Regardless of the arrangement, it is an emergence into young adulthood, and along with the normal developmental shifts, certain adoption and attachment-related issues can reemerge in a new way. Students with special needs may encounter additional transition issues that parents need to be aware of. Join Gretchen Ryan, an adoptive parent and social worker who will be sharing from her experiences of transitioning several adopted children into the young adult years, and Erica Liu Wollin, an adoptive parent and Clinical Psychologist with a specialty in university student mental health.

This event is open for all parents and caregivers, waiting and prospective parents, adult adoptees, professionals and students.

•Seating is limited, and pre-registration is required;
•This meeting is FREE FOR MEMBERS;
•100HKD for non-members or lapsed members (or see below to join/renew and attend this event for FREE). Payment required in advance.
•DATE: Friday, June 6, 2014
•TIME: 12.20 for a 12.30 start - 2 pm. You are welcome to bring your own lunch and beverage
•LOCATION: Central District Kai-Fong Welfare Association, 1/F, 1 Gough Street, Central. (More easily accessible from the Sheung Wan MTR - please allow enough time to walk from the station.).
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