On-Demand Webinar - Identity Matters Webinar Series

Receive practical and concrete suggestions on how to help your child develop a healthy and positive racial and cultural identity.

This is an on-demand webinar that can be viewed online at your convenience after you register and purchase.

Identity Matters is a two-part advanced webinar series that discusses how to create and/or maintain a positive racial and cultural identity for your adoptive child and cross cultural family. This workshop provides indepth information to help you better understand family identity, cultural heritage, racial identity and how to cope with racism and cultural discrimination. You will hear from a panel of cross cultural adoptive families who will share their real life experiences.  

Your questions will be answered with a live Q & A session with Dr. Lisa Gunderson.

Lisa Gunderson is a Registered Clinical Counsellor who focuses on multicultural issues. An award winning educator and inclusivity consultant for families, educational, and organizational institutions, her PhD is in clinical psychology. For 17 years, she has specialized in issues for racialized youth, including ethnic identity. She lives in Victoria and has 8-and 12-year-old biracial sons. To learn more about Dr. Gunderson visit 


Please Note:

Links to the two webinars sessions will be provided to you in the confirmation email after you have registered.

As this is an on-demand webinar, you will be able to access immediately.

Contact: Gwen Andre, Instructional Designer, at gandre@bcadoption.com 604-320-7330 ext 181, or toll free in BC at 1-866-900-7330 ext 181.



September 1st, 2015 12:00 AM
Phone: 604 320 7330
Member $ 60.00
Non Member $ 80.00
Detailed Information
Audience: Prospective Parents, GLBTQ Parents, Single Parents, Adoptive Families, Professionals
Location: Interior BC
Topic/Area of Interest Intro to Adoption, Parenting, Cross-cultural

Please indicate if anyone in your party has the following allergies or dietary restrictions. A secondary question will allow you to include specifics on your dietary needs, including the severity of any allergies, or any allergies not listed in this question. 

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