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Domestic Program Education Portal
This training is for families preparing for Domestic Infant Adoption. The topics covered in this training will include: Openness, State Laws, ICPC, ICWA, understanding the experience of expectant parents and preparing for first conversations, discipline, talking with children about adoption, and sexual abuse. The afternoon portion will focus on infant adoption outreach options & concrete ways to get started. This program is for EVOLVE clients only.

This portal contains all training required for the Domestic Infant Adoption Program included in one place for easy access. 

If you have not started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an info session to get started!

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International Program Education Portal
Our International Adoption Education is for families preparing for international adoption. Topics covered include an overview of the international adoption process, reasons for placement, country-specific information, the impact of orphanage care on children, an overview of sexual abuse, preparing for placement, discipline, and re-parenting hurt children, assessing child behavior, talking about adoption with your child(ren), post-placement and post-adoption resources.

This portal contains all training required for the International Adoption Program included in one place for easy access. 

If you have not started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an info session to get started!

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Foster Care Program Portal
This is designed for those in the process of becoming foster parents. Participants will learn the ins and outs of both traditional and concurrent planning. This program is for MN Families who are looking to become licensed as foster parents.

This portal contains all training required for the Foster Care Program included in one place for easy access. 

If you have not started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an info session to get started!

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CORE Education

CORE Education Portal
In CORE, Families will learn about core topics to prepare them for adoptive and foster parenting. You will learn about the impact of trauma, abuse, neglect, and prenatal substance exposure on child development as well as attachment, birth family dynamics, understanding grief and loss, and preparing for placement.

This portal contains all training required for CORE Education included in one place for easy access. 

If you have not started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an info session to get started!

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Parenting Children in a Diverse Society Education

Diversity Education Portal
This class explores diversity and what ethnic minority and LGBTQ+ children need from their parents, siblings, and other caring adults in order to grow up with strong self-esteem.

This portal contains all training required for Parenting Children in a Diverse Society Education included in one place for easy access. 

If you have not started your journey at EVOLVE yet, please sign up for an info session to get started!