Therapeutic Writing Workshop for Birth Parents of Children Ages Infancy to 21 Express yourself…Gain clarity…Work through feelings… Enjoy the amazing healing power of writing… And meet others with similar experiences Each meeting will include writing prompts, time to write, the optional opportunity to share your writing or to simply enjoy the personal insights gained by doing the writing […]
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 […]
Joni Mantell presents THE HANJI BOX + discussion with director Nora Jacobson Please join us on Saturday, November 4th at 7:00 PM at the Hopewell Theatre for a special viewing of an award-winning film, The Hanji Box, which depicts the stormy relationship between a mother and her teenage daughter which is complicated by adoption […]
DATE: To Be Determined. Please email email@example.com if you are interested in this workshop. We will select the date based on what works for interested pre-adoptive and adoptive parents and professionals. TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. LOCATION: IAC Center, 2 Tree Farm Road, Suite A200, Pennington, NJ 08534 This workshop is for […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Spring 2017 at IAC in Pennington NJ – Workshop: How to Talk to Kids about Adoption from Infancy to age 12 https://iaccenter.com/how-to-talk-to-a-child-about-adoption-infancy-to-12-years/ – Home Study Certificates available.
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 […]
DATE: To Be Determined. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in this workshop. We will select the date based on what works for interested pre-adoptive and adoptive parents and professionals. TIME: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. LOCATION: IAC Center, 2 Tree Farm Road, Suite A200, Pennington, NJ 08534 This workshop is for families who have or are planning to […]
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
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 […]
When: Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (EDT) – Add to Calendar Where: IAC Center – 2 Tree Farm Road, Pennington, NJ 08534 – View Map We invite you and your adopted child/children or their siblings to participate in a concurrent workshop for parents and children ages 7 to 11. Did […]
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 email@example.com for more information. Joni Mantell, LCSW is presenting as part […]
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 […]