Pact Camp

Consultation Group for BIPOC Professionals Working within Domestic Infant Adoption

Start time/date: Jan  20, 2022 1:00 PM
End time/date: Jan  20, 2022 2:00 PM
Place: Conference Call

Consultation group for BIPOC Professionals Working within Domestic Infant Adoption.

Please join me in a consultation group for BIPOC professionals that work within domestic infant adoption. As an adoptee and a social worker, working for Pact, an Adoption Alliance, delivering ethical adoption services is very important to me. As a Latina in a field often dominated by white social workers and white adoptive parents, I sometimes find the work of educating clients about the intersections of race, adoption and money, challenging and exhausting. If you do as well, let’s get together, consult about our caseloads, and discuss ways we can work and support one another. 

This will be a safe space for BIPOC professionals only to consult and connect about the different areas of our jobs. The group will meet quarterly on Zoom and attendance is free. If you have any questions or would like to learn more, please contact me, Katie Wynen, MSW directly at We look forward to you joining us.

January 20, 2022. 1p-2p PST / 4p-5p EST

Katie Wynen, (she.her), MSW, is a transracial, international Colombian adoptee, with a Masters in Social Work. Katie has worked with members of the adoption triad since 2006. She studied under Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao in Boston before moving to California and joining the Pact staff where she works in adoption placement, leads the adoptees of color support group, and provides adoption education nationwide. Katie is an Angels in Adoption 2019 Recipient from the Congressional Coalition on Adoption Institute.

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