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Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MN United States

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 training is for EVOLVE clients only.…

Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MN 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 strong self-esteem. This training is free to EVOLVE Clients. Non-EVOLVE client cost is $100 per family (up to two adults) and $100 per professional. Register HERE If you would…

Foster Care Education

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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. Register HERE If you would like to be…


Proactive Parenting Support Group

May 18 @ 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. Cost: This group is free for current or past EVOLVE clients. For non-clients, the cost is…

Child from the Philippines

International Training Follow-Up Discussion

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
MN United States

This follow-up discussion will be held via Zoom. Upon registration, you will receive the Zoom link in addition to the information to access the training content. It is an expectation that you complete the online training prior to attending the discussion. Register HERE Our International Adoption Education is for families preparing for international adoption. Topics…