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02
Aug
2019

Sunshine Camp Together Again: A Camp for Siblings!

08-02-2019 - 08-04-2019
$10.00

New for 2019 is Camp Together Again!

This Camp Is specially designed for siblings separated thruough foster care, adoption, or kinship care and their families. A full weekend of family fun for all!

Lodging, meals, and supplies are provided. Registration is required and will open in March 2019!

For more information or if you wish to volunteer or support this camp please contact Shannon Shepherd at sshepherd@depaulcr.org or call 276-623-0881 ext 1519

Funded by Sunshine Lady Foundation and Sponsored by NewFound Families

04
Aug
2019

Support Group for High School Students with ADD/ADHD or Exec.Function

08-04-2019 3:30 pm -5:00 pm
Free

This support group is for all High School students with ADD/ADHD or Executive Function issues [Diagnosed or not]. Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of every month.

Students will discuss issues caused by ADD/ADHD and strategies for dealing with them, as well as other ADD/ADHD topics.

- STRENGTHS AND POSITIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF HAVING ADHD
- EXECUTIVE FUNCTION
- ORGANIZATION
- DISTRACTIONS AND FOCUSING
- PERFECTIONISM
- PROCRASTINATION
- MOTIVATION
- PERCEPTIONS OF NON-ADHD PEERS
- SELF-AWARENESS/SELF ESTEEM/SELF CONFIDENCE
- SELF-ADVOCACY
- HELPFUL STRATEGIES TO DEAL WITH ADHD
- GADGETS AND GIZMOS THAT MAY HELP [Time Timer, smart pens, silent alarm watches, sticky notes, + many others]

To allow for a safe space for teens to share their struggles and concerns, we ask that parents not attend the meetings.

Disclaimer: This is NOT a therapy group. It is for the support and communication with other students with some of the same ADHD issues and may have strategies that help.

About the Support Group Leader: Anne S. Roberts, MA is a retired Fairfax County Public Schools’ teacher with a Special Education background in Gifted and Talented secondary students and additional certifications in all areas of English Language Arts and Humanities. She has led CHADD support groups for ADHD Adults, is a co-founder for the ADHD Resource Group of Northern VA, and was formerly on the NoVa CHADD Board of Directors as for Director of Support Groups and Director of Adolescent Services. She is a Coach and Educational Consultant for Underachieving Teens, specializing in Gifted, ADHD, and Right-Brained Visual-Spatial students and CEO at BrainRelief.org. Ms. Roberts has ADHD herself.

08
Aug
2019

Martinsville Foster Parent Information Session

08-08-2019 6:00 pm -7:00 pm
Free

Is God calling you to help serve children in need of a loving and caring home? Please join HopeTree Foster Care to learn more about how your family can become a foster family. Give us a call at 276-790-3720 or email JasonM@HopeTreeFS.org for more information.

08
Aug
2019

Talking With Your Child About Adoption:

08-08-2019 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
Free

Talking With Your Child About Adoption: Required of all C2Adopt clients during the home study process. Information about

how to address discussions with your child and others about adoption. Thursdays from 6:30 PM â€“ 8:30 PM.

For non-C2 client participants - $35/person

12
Aug
2019

Chester Foster Parent Information Session

08-12-2019 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free

Is God calling you to help serve children in need of a loving and caring home? Please join HopeTree Foster Care to learn more about how your family can become a foster family. Give us a call at 804-201-9006 or email ShannonU@HopeTreeFS.org for more information.

13
Aug
2019

2019 Tidewater LFSVA Foster Care and Adoption Information Meeting

Free

Are you thinking about becoming an adoptive or foster parent?

Childhood doesn't wait! There are hundreds of children in Virginia who are waiting for loving foster or adoptive homes. Could yours be one?

Join us for one of our monthly information meetings!

13
Aug
2019

Richmond Foster Parent Information Session

08-13-2019 6:30 pm -7:30 pm
Free

Is God calling you to help serve children in need of a loving and caring home? Please join HopeTree Foster Care to learn more about how your family can become a foster family. Give us a call at 804-201-9006 or email ShannonU@HopeTreeFS.org for more information.

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P.O.Box 85
Ashland, VA 23005
1-888-2FOSTER
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