Adolescence is a time in a person’s life marked by many changes. Making sense of the developing self -identity is complex and multi-layered and the socialization practices of the adoptive family influences the adoptee's development.
Learn more on this topic and meet others in our Community by attending the IAA National Conference on 18th November –
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Who am I? Where do I belong?
Join us for a day of presentations and conversations on Identity in Adoption in a changing Ireland.
Dr. Geoffrey Shannon, Chair, Adoption Authority of Ireland
Mr. Zach Gomm, The Great Behaviour Breakdown
Mr. Enda Murphy, Psychotherapist & Broadcasting Columnist RTE Radio 1
Ms. Sharon O’Driscoll & Ms. Mary Healy, Helping Hands Adoption Mediation Agency
Ms. Noelle Brown, Playwright & Actor
Ms. Nessa Muller, Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist
Conversations with a Mexican born Birth Mum who is also an intercountry adoptee. Brothers; an adult adoptee born in Romania and a long-term foster son.
Conversations facilitated by Ruth Kelly, Senior Practitioner, Social Work, Tusla
A short adoption documentary on the Inside Out of Adoption
Venue: Carlton Hotel, Dublin Airport (www.carltondublinairport.com)
10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Registration: 9:30 a.m.
Members & Their Extended Family: €45 or €75 for 2
Non-Members: €90 per person; Students: €30
Admission includes Lunch