Friday, September 28, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM CDT
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This is an online event. 
*Registrants will receive a link to register for the Zoom webinar once the registration is complete.*





Guest Speaker

Robyn Gobbel, LCSW, RPT-S


How to Talk About the Hard Truths In Adoption

This two-hour webinar will help therapists develop integrative language and tools to use in the therapy room when “Your birthparents couldn’t take care of you” isn’t enough anymore, especially if the truth involves really hard topics like abandonment, substance abuse, rape, or serious criminal history.  How do we explain abstract social concepts like poverty or “one child” laws to young children when it’s hard for even adults to understand? Better yet, why should we talk to children about these really hard topics anyway?!?!  Drawing from an understanding of memory processing theory, this webinar will help therapists understand why it’s important to approach children’s stories with honesty, transparency, and authenticity.



  • Participants will identify why it’s important for children to know the truth about their life story. 
  • Participants will understand the importance of attunement and connection when sharing stories
  • Participants will develop tools and language for discussing these difficult topics with children
  • Participants will hear examples and ideas about how to give children age-appropriate and honest information about their life stories.



September 28, 2018
1-3 P.M. Central Time

Regitstration Fee: $65

Non-Profit Registration Fee: $55
(Must sumbit a copy of non-profit letterhead)


**Registrants may purchase to watch recording**

Webinar is not available for licensure or EMDRIA credits