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Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

July 26 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite #100A
Bloomington, 55431 United States

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

International Adoption Education

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8120 Penn Avenue South, Suite #100A
Bloomington, 55431 United States

Our International Adoption Education is for families preparing for international adoption. Topics covered include overview of the international adoption process, reasons for placement, country specific information, impact of orphanage care on children, 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…

Foster Care Education

August 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States

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 training is for EVOLVE clients only. Register HERE If you would like to be…

Parenting in a Diverse Society

August 31 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States

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 a strong self-esteem.

Domestic Adoption Education

September 6 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
5850 Omaha Avenue North
Stillwater, MN 55082 United States

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…

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