#20200131- WEBINAR: Strategies to Support Positive Racial Identity Development in Transracial Adoption
(January 2020) Learn strategies to support transracial adoptees of color as they navigate the development of their racial identity in childhood, the teen years, and young adulthood. Gain a deeper understanding of the complex “in-between” world of transracial adoptees, including the influence of language, culture, racial mirrors, and true diversity on their identity development. Considerations and tools for discussing and responding to various forms of racism in empowered ways will be shared.
Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker is a licensed psychologist, transracial/international adoptee & adoptive parent. She specializes in trauma, racial identity, attachment & adoption work with families & individuals of all ages through her private practice in Denver, Colorado, offering counseling, evaluation & educational services.
(1 hour, 30 minutes)