Adoption in 2016

  • Date: March 3, 2016
  • Time: 8:30 am to 12:00 pm
  • Location: Women’s Medical Office Building (MOB), Bernard Room-2nd floor, 717 North 190th Street Plaza, Omaha, NE 68022

Target Audience

Target Audience

Nurses, social workers, mental health practitioners, and other health professionals interested in understanding adoption.   



Value: $120
Cost: $24 with discount code 80pd

Methodist and Jennie Ed employees please use the 2016 health system promo code for a 100% discount.


Course Description

Course Description


Purpose Statement: This program will provide information about adoption history, adoption laws, and adoption language in the 21st century.  


  • Identify Nebraska law regarding adoption. 
  • Demonstrate use of proper adoption language.
  • Differentiate between the types of adoption.
  • Recognize Silverstein and Roszia's 7 Core Issues of Adoption when caring for biological and adoptive parents.




8:15am-8:30am Registration
8:30am-8:45am Course Introduction
8:45am-10:15am Adoption Laws and the Emotional Intelligence Aspect of Adoption
  Kim Schenkelberg, LICSW
10:15am-10:25am Break
10:25am-11:25am Silverstein and Roszia’s 7 Core Issues of Adoption
  Christine Bowlby, LMHP, RPT
11:25am-12:00pm Group Discussion, Questions & Answers
12:00pm Dismissal



Kim Schenkelberg, LICSW: Post Adoption Services with Nebraska Children's Home Society
Christine Bowlby, LMHP, RPT: 
Training and Education Coordinator for Right Turn


Credit Information

In order to obtain contact hours or CEUs for a continuing education event, participants are required to attend the entire event and return a completed evaluation.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development recognizes that accredited status as a provider unit refers only to its continuing education activities and does not imply American Nurses Credentialing Center Commission of Accreditation, any other accrediting body, or Methodist  Health System approval or endorsement of any commercial products.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development  awards educational credit to the disciplines listed below. Each professional is accountable to understand their accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.

Nurses: 3.25 contact hour awarded.  Code #NE13-16C07. Nebraska Methodist CollegeProfessional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This includes 0 pharmacology hours.  

Social Workers: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.25 clock hour for Nebraska and Iowa Social Workers.  

Mental Health Practitioners: This offering meets the continuing education criteria for 3.25 clock hours for Nebraska licensed mental health practitioners and Iowa Behavioral Sciences practitioners.  

Education Credit: 3.25 Education hour.  Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering.  Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

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