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Title
Children's Hosting Adoption Bootcamp September 14
Date
06/19/2019
Description

PELHAM (June 19, 2019) – The UAB International Adoption Clinic (IAC) at Children's of Alabama will be hosting an adoption bootcamp seminar on Saturday, Sept. 14.

This event seeks to educate potential adoptive parents and adult family members, as well as social workers, teachers, occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals, about the multifaceted needs of adoptive parents and their children.

The cost per family to attend is $150, which includes snacks for up to four attendees. All professionals wishing to attend should contact the IAC for cost. The seminar will run from 8:30 a.m. till 5 p.m. and be held at Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church (5080 Cahaba Valley Trace). To register, contact the IAC by phone at 205-638-6964 or by email at adoption@peds.uab.edu.

The mission of the IAC is to serve the initial and ongoing medical, developmental and emotional needs of adoptive parents and their children from around the world. Since its inception in 2002, the IAC has served the needs of children from over 55 countries, including China, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea, Guatemala, Peru, Vietnam, India, Thailand, Ethiopia, Uganda and many more.

Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 46 other states and seven foreign countries last year, representing more than 676,000 outpatient visits and more than 15,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at childrensal.org.