Children’s Workshop For the Irish Ethiopian Adoption Organization, Dublin

31 July 2019 10:30 am - 3:30 pm Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Newlands Cross, Naas Road, Dublin 22

€50

This is a fun and interactive workshop for Ethiopian born adopted children age 8 -11 and their parents designed and delivered by Barnardos Post Adoption Service.

This summer workshop is specifically designed for children adopted from Ethiopia and their parents. It consists of fun, interactive activities including games, quizzes, art activities, video clips and group discussions.

The areas covered by the workshop are:

  • Understanding that adoption is a normal and reasonably common way of forming families
  • Exploring and normalising the range of emotions that can be associated with adoption
  • Considering different questions that adopted children might be asked by others and looking at possible answers
  • Responding to racism, dealing with difficult social situations and problem solving
  • Understanding and respecting others
  • Promoting social and emotional skills that motivate and support friendships, such as empathy and caring.

The workshop will be facilitated by Barnardos Post Adoption Staff. This workshop is 5 hours long and will include 45 minutes lunch break (light lunch provided).