A Group for Adoptive Families (kinship, Domestic, & International)

All-Year-Long Sessions

JAN 10 thru DEC 12, 2023

2nd TUESDAY of the month, 6:00PM – 8:00PM
FREE / RSVP the Monday before group, please

6-6:30PM pizza and salad dinner for kids and parents with RSVP

6:30-8PM Topical discussion for parents led by LMFT

6:30-8PM Structured childcare with RSVP

After dinner, the support group starts with a time of sharing, moves into a learning time, and concludes with a group discussion. The goal is for each parent to leave feeling heard and experiencing connection with other adoptive parents while learning new skills and acquiring resources.

Please reach out to Joanne Jelle at hearttoheartvspc@icloud.com with any questions or concerns.

Carla DeRose is the facilitator of the Heart To Heart Support Group.

Carla DeRose is a licensed marriage and family counselor, and an adoptive parent of six special needs children. She specializes in helping parents learn practices that promote the development of competence, self-regulation, attachment, and character in children that have come to their adoptive families from hard places.