City of Hope Antelope Valley
44151 15th St W, Lancaster, CA 93534
Workshop: “Inside Transracial Adoption: Understanding Interracial Families & Interwoven Cultures” with Beth Hall.
August 23, 2017
Antelope Valley City of Hope
44151 15th St West, Lancaster, CA 93534
Beth Hall is an adoption educator who co-founded Pact, An Adoption Alliance which is a multicultural adoption organization dedicated to addressing essential issues affecting adopted children of color. A national speaker, she is also the author of numerous articles and a book, Inside Trans racial Adoption, which is filled with personal stories, practical suggestions, and theory, and delivers the message that race matters, racism is alive, and families built trans racially can develop strong and binding ties.
8:00am — 8:45am
Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00am — 1:00pm
Mental health treatment professionals, social workers,
educators, probation officers, parents, resource families,
teens, community members and health care providers.
Explain how race matters in adoption.
Gain tools about how to initiate conversations that
encourage honest and race-conscious conversations
with adopted and foster youth.
Describe four types of racism and understand how they
impact adults and children.
Explain the difference between race, culture and ethnicity.
Identify stereotypes, cultural appropriation and
microagressions relevant to adopted children of color.
Summarize general clinical issues to consider when
working with pre-adoptive and adoptive transracial
families and the ways that privilege and race may be
contributing to or exacerbating parenting practices.
This workshop is CEU approved.
Space is limited
Please RSVP by August 16 to Jackie McGill at
or call 661-274-0770