Foster & Adoptive Parenting Coaching Classes

Parenting Classes

Foster/Adoptive Parent Coaching Group West LA

A bi-monthly coaching group! Parents will learn how children’s emotions work, how brain impacts behavior, self-regulation tools, regulating a child’s affect, and setting limits with children.

When: 2nd Tuesday Evening & 2nd Wednesday Morning of Every Month…

 CANCELLED in AUGUST due to LOW ATTENDANCE

Next 2nd Tuesday Evening is TBA, 2013, Time: 7 – 9pm

Next Wednesday Morning is TBA, 2013, Time: 10am – 12pm

Where:  Celia Center Office,

2001 S. Barrington Ave., Suite 214 Los Angeles, CA

Fee: $20 per person, $30 per couple each class

This group facilitated by Kathy Gordon, Parenting Coach & Foster-Adoptive Parent .

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AdoptionBookClub


Roots

A monthly Adoption Book Club for Anyone wanting to learn about Adoption!

First Book Club started with “Adoption Wisdom” by Marlou Russell.

This club will be facilitated by Psychotherapist, First Mother, Laura Dotson, MFT.

(For adults only; No childcare)

When: NEXT IS TBD

 If you are interested in this book club starting up again please email Jeanette at info@celiacenter.org

 

Where: Laura Dotson’s Office

 2401 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite 103 Hermosa Beach, CA 90254

Time: TBD

 This is a DROP-IN Group and there is no need to RSVP

Adopt Salon Social Worker

SOCIAL WORKER Support Group!

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Adopt Salon was developed and is supported by the CELIA CENTER, a non-profit Adoption and Foster Care Support organization. 

                                                      

A monthly open support group for all Social Workers working with families connected by foster care and adoption.

A place for the Social Worker community to come together to share stories, thoughts, feelings, ideas, receive psycho-education, process feelings working with traumatized children and their families, and build strong connections.

The group is facilitated by Social Worker, Ledette Gambini.

Participants:  Social Workers Only!

When: 2nd Tuesday of Every Month

……NEXT Group is APRIL 14th, 2015.

Where: Sure Shifting Wholeness Center
724 E. Anaheim Street
Long Beach, CA  90813

Time: 7 – 8:30 pm

Suggested Donation: $10
No one will be turned away for lack of funds!

 This is a DROP-IN Group and there is no need to RSVP

 

Facilitator:

Ledette Gambini, M.A., M.F.T. Registered Intern, earned her Masters in Clinical Psychology, with a Child Studies Specialization from Antioch University.

 

As the mother of two young children adopted through foster care, she understands first hand the complex issues involved for all in the process. Her focus in family and individual therapy is on healing early life trauma and helping to build healthy, loving relationships. She also helps guide those who are currently considering adoption as a way to build their family.

 

Ledette grew up in Colombia, and in addition to being able to conduct therapy in fluent Spanish, she understands the cultural differences around foster care and adoption in the hispanic community.

Adopt Salon was originally created by Jeanette Yoffe, MFT. 

Teen Adopt Salon West LA

TEENS GROUP

Ages 13-19

For Teens by Teens with Adult Adoptee/Foster Alumni Mentors!!!

 

A monthly open support group for Teens who have been touched by Adoption:

Teen Adoptees, Former Foster Youth. NO Parents allowed!

A place for Adopted Teens to come together to share stories,

thoughts, feelings, ideas, receive psycho-education, process

grief/loss, and build strong bonds/connections. 

The group is facilitated by Adoptions/Foster Care Psychotherapist, Adult Adoptee & Former Foster Youth, Jeanette Yoffe, MFT and Sophie Bain, Adult Adoptee.

When: ON HIATUS Till Further Notice

Where: Vista Del Mar

 3200 Motor Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034

    Room: Board Room at the Administration Building

Time: 4:30 – 6:00pm

Suggested Donation: $10,
Pizza is Served
No one will be turned away for lack of funds!

Directions: Enter the Vista Campus, continue straight ahead to the Stop Sign.  At the stop sign, make RIGHT turn and drive to the second building on your RIGHT. Building is on your RIGHT. Parking can be found in any non-reserved spots.  

Contact: Jeanette Yoffe, MFT

info@celiacenter.org

Teens Just Show up. No need to reserve or pre-register!

Teen Adopt Salon Calendar 2015:

February 19th

March 19th

April 16th 

May 21st

June 18th

July 16th 

August 20th

September 17th 

October 15th 

November 19th

December 17th