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Online Adoption Event | Forever Bond 2022
September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
*Image is a stock photo and not of actual children and youth being profiled
|On Thursday, September 29th, 2022, AdoptOntario invites you to Forever Bond, an Online Adoption Event. Not only will you have an opportunity to learn more about adoption and available resources, but you will also learn about amazing groups of siblings looking for permanency.
What is Forever Bond?
The connection between siblings is like no other, and this is especially true for children and youth who have lived through adverse experiences. Maintaining these relationships provides young people with a sense of safety during difficult times, reduces trauma of separation and loss, and helps to build their identity. Children who live in extended care may not only lose their family connections, but their cultural connections, community ties, and affiliations. Although finding families open to adopting siblings can be a challenge, keeping siblings together is a priority. What we have learned is how important a sibling relationship is for a child’s emotional development and sense of self. Through this event, we hope to find those wonderful, special families who will allow these siblings to grow and learn side by side, so they can continue their life story, together.
Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost: No Fee
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, September 28, 2022 at 12:00 PM
Platform: Zoom Webinar (Details will be sent out closer to the event date)
This Online Adoption Event is open to prospective adoptive families that are AdoptReady or have begun their Homestudy or PRIDE training.
***For optimal performance, we recommend using a laptop or desktop with an internet speed of at least 10mbps. Use of iPads, tablets and mobile phones is not recommended.
The Adoption Council of Ontario provides specialized training and education for all those touched by adoption and permanency journeys. There is a framework for understanding adoption and permanency journeys and all those living these journeys can benefit from this knowledge. In preparation for Forever Bond, we welcome you to watch free on-demand webinars on The Importance of Siblings and Parenting Children Who Have Experienced Trauma.
What to Expect at an Online Adoption Event