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Concerned Persons for Adoption Workshop “Let’s Talk Adoption” Conference

April 1, 2017 at Rutgers University, Piscataway NJ – Concerned Persons for Adoption Workshop “Let’s Talk Adoption” Conference http://cpfanj.org/conference_2017.aspx This conference covers pre and post adoption topics and is for individuals, couples and professionals. CEU credits available. Joni Mantell, LCSW IAC Director and Susan Merkel, LSW IAC Counselor will each present two workshops.

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NYU School of Social Work Conference Family Building Options

May 2, 2017 NYU School of Social Work Conference Family Building Options and The Role of the Clinician   http://socialwork.nyu.edu/alumni/continuing-education/trainings-and-conferences/upcoming-events/Familybuildingoptions.html   This conference is for social workers and human services professionals who provide services to individuals and families at any stage of family building through adoption, surrogacy or other Artificial Reproductive Technologies (ART) options. CEU credits available. Joni […]

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4th Annual Jefferson Infertility Counseling Conference: When It Takes More Than Two to Make a Baby

May 31 – June 2, 2017 in Philadelphia, PA. 4th Annual Jefferson Infertility Counseling Conference: When It Takes More Than Two to Make a Baby https://cme.jefferson.edu/content/infertility2017 addresses challenges in infertility counseling due to advances in assisted reproductive technologies and the associated psychological, ethical and legal issues that accompany these advancements. This 3-day course is designed […]

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IAC Adoption Talking Circle

Monthly at IAC in Pennington NJ –  IAC Adoption Talking Circle On the 4th Friday of the month from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Our Talking Circle is not a therapy group; instead it is a place for adoptees, birth parents and adoptive parents to talk about about adoption, search and reunion; and to feel a […]

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NEW Program: Search and Reunion Counseling and Support

Today birth families and adoptees are connecting through DNA databases, social media and access to original birth certificates. Many people find search and reunion to be “one of the most emotional experiences in their lives”. They report that “support was key” in helping them to deal with their feelings and questions and to navigate these […]

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How to Talk to Your Child about Adoption: Infancy to Age 12

Workshop Series How to Talk to Your Child about Adoption: Infancy to Age 12 DATE: Sunday June 4, 2017 from 1:00 pm. to 4:00 p.m LOCATION:  Pennington Office: 2 Tree Farm Road, Suite A200, Pennington NJ 08534 Presented by Joni Mantell LCSW REGISTER HERE This workshop is for families who have or are planning to […]

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Disposition of Cryopreserved Embryos: Now That You Have Them, Can You Use Them?

Joni Mantell, LCSW, IAC Center Director with Denise E. Seidelman (Rumbold & Seidelman, LLP), Nina E. Rumbold (Rumbold & Seidelman, LLP) is offering a CLE training for lawyers on: Disposition of Cryopreserved Embryos: Now That You Have Them, Can You Use Them? Learn more and Register: https://www.lawline.com/course/disposition-of-cryopreserved-embryos-now-that-you-have-them-can-you-use-them

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Baby Care for Adoptive Parents- Two Workshops!

This workshop is for you if you are waiting to adopt and would like to learn about baby care. Workshop Facilitator is Nicole Mayer RMA, RN, BSN, an IAC Center Educator, with extensive experience in infertility, OB/GYN, and newborn baby care; a specialty in educating the intended parents of gestational carrier arrangements and now pre-adoptive […]

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Upcoming Events for Professionals

CURRENT EVENTS: 2016 IAC Center Speaking at CEU Events for Professionals Joni Mantell, LCSW is presenting a training on ‘The Challenges of the Agency-Client Relationship in Adoption’ on January 8, 2016 sponsored by AACNJ, the Adoption Agency Council of New Jersey. Contact Cathy McNee atcathleen@alovingchoice.org for more information. Joni Mantell, LCSW is presenting as part […]

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Baby Care for Adoptive Parents – NY, NY

Saturday, November 21, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM (EDT)   333 West 57th Street New York, NY This workshop is for you if you are waiting to adopt and would like to learn about baby care. Workshop Facilitator is Nicole Mayer RMA, RN, BSN, an IAC Center Educator, with extensive experience in infertility, OB/GYN, and newborn […]

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