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APPPAH’s Symposium on Adoption Considerations with Michael Trout, MA

November 10 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM


Join us as we welcome Michael Trout and other experts in the field to discuss Adoption Considerations. During this 3-part Symposium, a variety of speakers will discuss topics including:

  • Mental life of the first mother
  • Possibility of dissociation defense to protect from impending grief
  • Impacts that emotional withdrawal may have on the prenate
  • Relationship with the adoptive parents
  • What can be done about these considerations?

 APPPAH Symposium for Adoption Considerations will be held on
3 consecutive Thursdays, 12:00- 2:00 pm Eastern time- October 27, November 3, November 10

Session 3 of 3: Part 1: Understanding the Attachment Narrative of the Adoptive Parent: Can We Enhance the Match? and  Part 2: Final Discussion with all presenters

November 10, 2022, 12-2 pm EST (Check your Timezone here)

Presenters: Karen Buckwalter and All Presenters

Recordings of all sessions will be available after the live class in the course page.


Karen Doyle Buckwalter

Karen is director of clinical practice at Chaddock. She has been a teacher on issues related to attachment, adoption and foster care in the US, the UK, Australia and Denmark. She is the co-author of two books: Raising the Challenging Child and Attachment Theory in Action. Having completed the Adult Attachment Interview coding course in 2007, she has become passionate about the use of the AAI in clinical practice.



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November 10
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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