If you have adopted or plan to adopt, mark your calendar to attend this incredible event created to provide families with support and important resources pertaining to the medical, developmental and emotional needs of adopted children.
Published: February 6, 2019
By: Courtesy of Children's of Alabama
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The UAB International Adoption Center (IAC) at Children’s of Alabama will be hosting an adoption bootcamp on Saturday, February 23, at Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church (5080 Cahaba Valley Trace in Pelham, 35242).
This event is typically of interest to families who plan to adopt, have adopted (both international and domestic adoptions). In addition, social workers, teachers, physical and occupational therapists, as well as other healthcare professionals are invited to attend for a professional fee of $50 per person. Continuing education credit is available for social workers and teachers.
The seminar begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m. Cost is $150 per family and includes a continental breakfast and snacks. To register, contact the IAC at 205-638-6964 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mission of the International Adoption Clinic is to serve the initial and ongoing medical, developmental and emotional needs of adoptive parents and their children from around the world. The IAC is a non-profit clinic located at the Children’s South Pediatric Outpatient Center off I-459. The center is staffed with professionals with a love for children who have been orphaned and a desire to see them accepted into loving and well-equipped families.
ABOUT CHILDREN’S OF ALABAMA
Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 45 other states and six foreign countries last year, representing more than 677,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at childrensal.org.