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AZ: Community Health Lecture Series 2017

July  18, 2017


Time:6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Location:Foothlills Branch Library
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Join Midwestern University faculty for free, informative lectures on popluar health topics. The lectures will take place at the Foothills Branch Library at 19055 North 57th Avenue in Glendale.

Foster Parenting and Adoption: A Look at Attachment
Tuesday, July 18, 2017 | 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Presented by Patricia Steffen-Sanchez, M.S., OTR/L, Assistant ProfessorMidwestern University College of Health Sciences, Occupational Therapy Program

When children are adopted or enter foster care, it is an enormous change in their lives. From new routines to getting to know new authority figures, children are often prone to anxiety and stresses as they work to form attachments with their new family situations. Ms. Steffen-Sanchez's presentation looks at the various ways that children can show attachment to adopted and foster families, the nervous system responses that cause anxiety, and strategies that families can use to help adopted and foster children copewith their new situations.

The information presented in these lectures is provided for informational purposes only and is not for use in diagnosing any condition. The information is not intended to be a substitute forprofessional medical advice, diagnosis, care, or treatment. Always consult your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions regarding any possible medical condition.