Connections: Adoptive Bonding in the Internet Era- ARAI Regione Piemonte
The ARAI-Piedmont Region, the only public service for international adoption agreement with the Valle d’Aosta, Liguria, Lazio and Calabria to Turin organizes a National Conference on the theme of ‘impact of new technology in adoption’. In this framework, particular emphasis will be given to the issue of the search for origins.
The initiative aims to create a moment of confrontation between state, regional, community services, Authorized Bodies and voluntary associations and professionals about the impact of the adoption of the web on the search for origins. Among the guests expected, will be Chief Executive of the Donaldson Adoption Institute, April Dinwoodie.
The book “Face to face with Facebook: survival guide for adoptive families”, a useful practical guide to the prevention and management of contact through social networks, aimed at adoptive parents and valuable tool even for operators adoption,will also be presented and distributed during the conference.
The conference will be held April 16th and 17th, followed by a workshop for adoptive parents on the 18th, at the convention center Lingotto in Turin.
The first day will be more focused on the search for origins, while the second will give space to the new prospects opened up by social media and will host two panel discussions on access to the origins. Both days will see the presence of important academic speakers, as well as professionals who will discuss their experiences in the field.