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

DATE: To Be Determined. Please email jmantellmsw@gmail.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 families who have or are planning to […]

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Young Adults Leaving Home

As seen on NYSCCC.org “There are only two lasting gifts we can give our children: One is roots – The other is wings”  Hodding Carter, Sr. Leaving home is a challenging period in nearly everyone’s life, fraught with conflicting feelings and needs: the earnest desire for independence and autonomy, alongside the fear of failure, and […]

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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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