In honor of National Adoption Month, CSSMV presents “Searching for Birth Relatives: A look at how adoptees and birth relatives found one another.”
This FREE educational session is great for social workers and therapists, but anyone who is interested in learning about this subject is welcome to attend.
A panel of individuals who were adopted and their birth relatives will share their experiences in searching for one another. The panel will include adult adoptees and relatives from a variety of family backgrounds. Our facilitator will be Aubrie Patch, CSSMV’s post-adoption support services social worker.
You’ll have the opportunity to hear first-hand experiences from the adoptee and birth relatives about their research, and increase your knowledge of how Catholic Social Services’ adoption support services can help your family.
The workshop is designed to increase your awareness and knowledge about:
- The decision to search
- Steps in the search process
- Hiring a professional searcher
- International searching
- Social media and searching
- Reunion issues
To RSVP or for more information, call (937) 296-1007 ext.2102.