Pact Camp

Webinar: Siblings in Adoption - A Conversation about Managing the Many Connections

Start time/date: Dec  14, 2022 11:00 AM
End time/date: Dec  14, 2022 12:30 PM
Place: Webinar
Call-In Instructions Will Be Emailed After Registration

Growing up with both adopted and non-adopted siblings. Siblings that are adopted with different levels of birth family contact. Siblings by birth growing up in different families through birth and/or adoption. Found siblings, siblings placed together and/or in different families. Join a conversation with adoptees and parents (by birth and adoption) who have lived experience with sibling relationships both in their adoptive and birth family and what they have found helpful in navigating them. This triad expansive conversation will offer insight and explorations of the many different relationships that are navigated in the unique complexity of adoption.

The Zoom link for this webinar will be sent out 1 week prior to the live event. All webinars are recorded and shared with paid registrants within 1 week of the event.

Facilitated by Susan Dusza Guerra Lesksander, Pact's Agency & Clinical Director. Susan Dusza Guerra Leksander, LMFT is a first mother, transracial adoptee, and a licensed psychotherapist who specializes in the adoption and foster care triads. As First/Birth Family Specialist, Susan focuses on the needs of expectant parents considering adoption, and first/birth families of who have placed children of color for adoption. Susan placed her daughter for adoption in 2001 in an “open” adoption which was subsequently closed by her daughter’s adoptive parents. She was transracially adopted as an infant and, with the support of her adoptive parents, reunited with her first families as a teenager. Susan envisions a world where all expectant parents and first/birth parents are fully empowered, accurately informed, and emotionally supported, in order to make the best decisions for their children and themselves.

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