Parent Training Sessions and Webinar Schedules
Parents should always check IAN Facebook Page for any changes regarding Parent Training Schedule.
Online Webinar Schedules:
We can only a limited number of families per webinar session and these sessions fill up fast. Register early and reserve your spot today by contacting your coordinator.
Travel webinars for each program are held as needed. These will prepare your family to travel to for your adoption and to bring your child home. Your coordinator will schedule those for before you travel for court.
Parent Training Sessions (Face to Face sessions):
International Adoptions- 24 hours of training required for those living in Colorado
Domestic Adoptions- 16 hours of training required for those living in Colorado
Please see the descriptions below for the topics covered in each session.
1.Attachment and Bonding
2.Discipline and Boundaries
3.Grief and Loss
5.Key Concepts of Child Growth and Development
1.Raising the Emotionally Abused Child
2.Complications with Institutionalization and Multiple Caregivers
3. Childhood Trauma and Stress
4.Parenting a Special Needs Child
5.Emotional, Medical, Genetic, Developmental Risk Factors Associated with Children from Country of Origin.
1. Adoption as a Life Long Commitment
2. On Going Contact with Biological Family
3. Understanding of Legal Issues and Adoption Process
4. Post Placement Requirements
5. What to Expect from a Referral
1. Raising a Child of a Different Race
2. Providing a Cultural Foundation
3. Travel Preparation
4. Things to Learn While you Wait
Session V: Online Training (If you do not have a login and password, or if you are unsure which sections to complete, please contact IAN at 303-691-0808 or contact your coordinator.)
1.Online Training USCIS
Additional Program specific training may be required. Contact your coordinator for more information.