Transracial Adoption: Package for New Beginnings

Transracial Adoption: Package for New Beginnings

$40.00

This course bundle is designed for clients of New Beginnings considering transracial adoption.

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This complimentary course bundle (full discount applied with agency coupon at checkout) is designed for clients of New Beginnings.  Each course downloads as a 1-Hour Online Audio Course (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded upon successful completion of each course including passing a 10-question quiz with a grade of 80%.)

adult transracial adopteesAdult Transracial Adoptees Teach Us About Adoption

Transracial adoption requires a different type of parenting. What must white adoptive parents keep in mind when raising black and Asian kids? In this course, we interview with Rhonda Roorda, author of In Their Voices: Black Americans on Transracial Adoption, and an adult transracial adoptee.

 

Transracial adopteesHow Do Transracial Adoptees Develop a Racial Identity

How do transracial adoptees develop a racial identity? How can parents help their transracially adopted children grow into strong heathy adults? In this course, Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Gina Samuels about how transracial adoptees navigate race as they age.

 

Interracial Adoptive ParentingInterracial Adoptive Parenting: White parents with Brown Children

Transracial adoption is becoming increasingly popular in the US. In this course, Dr. Marlene Fine talks about issues unique to parenting a child of a different race. Dr. Fine is a Professor Emerita from Simmons College in Boston MA specializing in issues related to race, racial identity, and interracial communication, and the co-author with her spouse, Fern Johnson, of The Interracial Adoption Option: Creating a Family Across Race. She is the white adoptive mother of two African American sons, both adopted as infants and now ages 24 and 25. She is also a facilitator with the YW Boston Community Dialogues on Race and Ethnicity.

raising children of colorRaising Children of Color in a Race-Conscious World 

How can white parents raise children of color in this race-conscious world? In this course, Marguerite Wright, a psychologist for the Center for the Vulnerable Child at Children’s Hospital and Research Center Oakland, and author of I’m Chocolate, You’re Vanilla: Raising Healthy Black and Biracial Children in a Race-Conscious World, talks about the challenges of parenting a transracially adopted child.

transracial adopteesA Talk with Transracial Adoptees

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.

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