Understanding Adoption at Spence-Chapin for Medical Professionals


  • New York/New Jersey Time
     August 1, 2024
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • AZ time
     August 1, 2024
     10:00 am - 11:00 am

This webinar is designed for perinatal healthcare professionals in New York, New Jersey, and Arizona to learn about Spence-Chapin’s free, confidential, and unbiased options counseling and adoption planning services for expectant and biological parents. Attendees will learn about when and how to make a referral to Spence-Chapin, the free services and support we provide to (more…)

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Diagnosis, Current Research, and Providing Effective Treatment (CEU Training with Rutgers School of Social Work)


  • New York/New Jersey Time
     September 12, 2024
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Arizona Time
     September 12, 2024
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMAD) occur in 1 in 5 pregnant mothers, and 1 in 7 new mothers. Non-birthing parents are vulnerable to PMADs as well. Experts agree that these statistics may be drastically underestimated, as many mothers don’t seek help. Despite the pervasiveness of mental health issues during the perinatal period, most medical (more…)

Introduction to Adoption at Spence-Chapin for Arizona Professionals


  • Arizona Time
     September 24, 2024
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

For over the last century, Spence-Chapin has been providing services to women and children throughout New York and New Jersey, and we are excited to share that we recently became licensed by the Department of Child Safety to provide services in Arizona. We now have offices in Phoenix and Tucson and look forward to working (more…)

Best Practices in Supporting Expectant/Biological Parents Considering Adoption


  • New York/New Jersey Time
     October 16, 2024
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Arizona Time
     October 16, 2024
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In the fall of 2022, the National Council for Adoption conducted an online survey for birth parents who had made an adoption plan in the US. During the same year, The National Opinion and Research Center at the University of Chicago in partnership with Spence-Chapin released their longitudinal study of birth mother clients who received (more…)

Introduction to Adoption at Spence-Chapin for Arizona Professionals


  • Arizona Time
     November 8, 2024
     10:00 am - 11:00 am

For over the last century, Spence-Chapin has been providing services to women and children throughout New York and New Jersey, and we are excited to share that we recently became licensed by the Department of Child Safety to provide services in Arizona. We now have offices in Phoenix and Tucson and look forward to working (more…)

The Language of Adoption (CEU Training with Rutgers School of Social Work)


  • New York/New Jersey Time
     November 20, 2024
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Arizona Time
     November 20, 2024
     10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join Spence-Chapin for a unique Continuing Education workshop in honor of National Adoption Month. Learning to speak a new language is a skill that takes time and practice. When working with families considering or formed by adoption, the words we use make a difference. Utilizing the principles of Object Relations Theory, this virtual workshop hosted (more…)

Understanding Adoption at Spence-Chapin for Medical Professionals in NY, NJ, and AZ


  • New York/New Jersey Time
     January 22, 2025
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Arizona Time
     January 22, 2025
     10:00 am - 11:00 am

This webinar is designed for perinatal healthcare professionals in New York, New Jersey, and Arizona to learn about Spence-Chapin’s free, confidential, and unbiased options counseling and adoption planning services for expectant and biological parents. Attendees will learn about when and how to make a referral to Spence-Chapin, the free services and support we provide to (more…)

Long Island Community Partnership Breakfast


  •  March 5, 2025
     9:00 am - 11:00 am

Spence-Chapin, 1373 Veterans Memorial Highway, Suite 20, Hauppauge, NY 11788 Join us at our annual Community Partnership Breakfast at our office in Hauppauge, Long Island! Share resources, network, and connect with other health care and social service professionals while learning more about the impact of our work at Spence-Chapin. We are looking forward to a (more…)

New Jersey Community Partnership Breakfast


  •  May 1, 2025
     9:00 am - 11:00 am

Spence-Chapin, 50 Park Place, Suite 1538, Newark, NJ 07102 Join us at our annual Community Partnership Breakfast at our office in Newark, New Jersey! Share resources, network, and connect with other health care and social service professionals while learning more about the impact of our work at Spence-Chapin. We are looking forward to a morning (more…)

THE SPECIAL NEEDS ADOPTION PROGRAM: AN INTRODUCTION FOR PROFESSIONALS (VIRTUAL)


  • New York/New Jersey Time
     May 13, 2025
     1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Arizona Time
     May 13, 2025
     10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tuesday, May 13, 2025 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Since 1995, Spence-Chapin has found adoptive families for more than 550 children with medical and developmental challenges. Join us for an intimate conversation with an adoptive family who will share their experience pursuing adoption through this unique program. This discussion will be moderated by Monica (more…)

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