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Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

August 29 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 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. This training is free to EVOLVE Clients. Non-EVOLVE client cost is $50 per family (up to two adults) and  $50 per professional. Register HERE If you…

Proactive Parenting Support Group

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
MN United States

Topic: “I need you… I hate you… don’t leave me… leave me alone!”  Proactive Parenting Support Group will be offered via Zoom until further notice. 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…

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 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.…

Domestic Infant Training Follow-Up Discussion

October 9 @ 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 This training is for families preparing for Domestic Infant Adoption. The topics covered…

Foster Care Education

October 10 @ 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…