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FOR MARYLAND POST ADOPT FAMILIES: Caregiver Support Group

November 15, 2022 | 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

FREE

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Do you struggle with feelings of frustration because adoption is not what you expected it to be?

Join us in this 1st series in our 3 series offering of support and psychoeducation for post adopt parents/caregivers in Maryland. This is an interactive drop-in group, with a robust learning component of adoption competent topics. Stop by when you have a chance and share a safe space with other parents and caregivers, around their adoption experience and journey.

This virtual support group will be held on the following Tuesdays (drop-in):
Nov. 15th, Nov. 22nd, Nov. 29th, Dec. 6th, Dec. 13th, Dec. 20th

The focus of this series is the 7 Core Issues of Adoption: 

  • Loss
  • Rejection
  • Guilt and Shame
  • Grief
  • Identity
  • Intimacy
  • Mastery and Control

Facilitated by C.A.S.E. Adoption-Competent Therapist, Carmen Rickman, LMSW serves clients via telehealth throughout the state of Maryland. She has provided mental health services to children, teens, families and groups in various therapeutic settings, providing in-home, outpatient and residential mental health therapy. Carmen has experience working with clients who have challenges managing anxiety; adjustment disorders; depression; ADHD; trauma; abuse; attachment disorders and conduct disorders. Carmen has been trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) to facilitate positive change and growth in her clients. Her strength-based approach typically incorporates art and play based modalities. She is passionate about helping clients develop the tools and skills necessary to cope with challenges, as well as identify and explore strengths that lead to improved self-worth and quality of life. Carmen views therapy as a collaborative process and welcomes the involvement of family members, care providers, and medical professionals.

Details

Date:
November 15, 2022
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cost:
FREE
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Website:
https://adoptionsupport.org/parent-support-group-md-caregivers/