Adoptive parenting of children from hard places takes its toll on the caregiver and other siblings in the home, whether through birth, adoption or foster care. Do you ever feel like you are going after a fly with an elephant swatter? Have you noticed that even the minor offenses from your child feel unmanageable? Licensed social worker and adoptive mother, Emily Kaiser will share practical tips for families where the caregiver or siblings now come from hard places, too.
Emily Kaiser, LCSW, is a valued Help One Child Trainer and a Podcast contributor. Emily is currently launching the private adoption program for Koinonia Family Services. She has worked for the agency since 2009 primarily as the supervisor of the Sacramento office’s adoption and foster care programs. She is passionate about serving and preserving adoptive families. Emily and her husband Greg married in 2008 and began their journey as foster/adoptive parents in 2015. She wears many hats as a social worker, adoptive Mom, transracial adoptive parent, bio Mom and even Auntie to adopted niece and nephew.
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