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Informational Meetings

Foster Care Education

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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. Virtual Training. Register HERE If you would like…

Proactive Parenting Support Group

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Proactive Parenting is a group moderated by two psychologists and topics vary by week. This group is a place for current or prospective adoptive parents and foster care providers to encourage one another through community, education, and common understanding. This group is free for current or past EVOLVE clients. For non-clients cost is $10. Register…

Parenting Children in a Diverse Society – POSTPONED

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Parenting Children in a Diverse Society on June 26th is POSTPONED. A webinar will be provided when the content is complete. 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. This training is free to…

Group Foster Care Information Meeting

July 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Our Foster Care Information Meetings will provide you a brief overview of our foster care program. You will learn more about the process, the requirements, and the options you have at EVOLVE. This information session is considered a starting point in your journey. No prior knowledge is required! This event is open to the public.…

Domestic Adoption Education

July 17 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

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…