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Adoption Travel Group

Adoption Travel Group Series
Helping families prepare a child-centered trip

Space limited to 12 children


  • September 24, 2011 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm - Parent Orientation (required)
  • Tuesdays starting October 11, ending December 13, 2011 from 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm – Kids meet
  • Parents meet for discussion during each kids’ meeting



  • $390 for 8 child group sessions + 8 parent group sessions + 2-hr Parent Intro (1 parent).  A 20% discount for add’l sibling or parent enrolled in same group



  • Astrid Dabbeni, Executive Director of Adoption Mosaic
  • MereAnn Reid, MA, Child & Family Therapist for Northwest Adoption Support.  MereAnn is certified in post-adoption support with many years’ experience working with foster and adoptive families.

Adoptive parents can expect support with:

  • Creating a child-centered trip
  • Sharing ideas, support and hopes with fellow adoptive families
  • Determining when is the right time for your child and your family to take a return trip
  • Deciding who and where to visit (foster family, orphanage, finding spot, etc.)

Kids will:

  • Participate in games and activities aimed to help express wishes and wonders about their trip
  • Prepare for culture shock
  • Meet other adoptees who’ve traveled to their birth country
  • Create a self-care plan while they are on their trip

Adoption Travel Group Flyer

Registration Form