A Talk with Transracial Adoptees

A Talk with Transracial Adoptees

$20.00

The right way to raise a transracially adopted child is a hot-button issue.  Our panel for this course are the real experts – adults of color who were adopted by white families.  The panel consists of three transracial adoptees – black and white biracial, Asian and Hispanic – who discuss challenges they faced growing up, what their parents did right and what they wish their parents had known.

Description

Intended Audience:

This course is designed for adoption professionals and pre/post-adoptive families.

1- Hour Online Audio Course (* Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10-question quiz with a grade of 80%)

Course Overview:

The right way to raise a transracially adopted child is a hot-button issue.  Our panel for this course are the real experts – adults of color who were adopted by white families.  The panel consists of three transracial adoptees – black and white biracial, Asian and Hispanic – who discuss challenges they faced growing up, what their parents did right and what they wish their parents had known.

This course includes:

  • Why is it important to expose children to their birth culture.
  • What is the effect of families adopting a second child from the same country and children having a sibling that looks like them and shares the same birth culture?
  • What are the effects of being raised in an ethnically diverse community?
  • How do transracial adoptees fit into their birth culture and their adopted culture?
  • What are some ways transracial adoptees deal with questions about not looking like their parents?
  • Can white parents prepare children for racism and prejudice?
  • What is the impact off fetishizing Asian and Latina girls?
  • How is dating different as a transracial adoptee?
  • How is college as a watershed moment for cultural identity?

Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.

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