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April 2021

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom 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. Register HERE If you are interested in being on a panel at this education, please fill out the form HERE

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Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

April 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom 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 like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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May 2021

Foster Care Education

May 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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Proactive Parenting Support Group

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

family

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 $10. ** Important Notice: Starting in January of 2021, the Non-Client charge for Proactive Parenting will increase from $10 to $20.** Register HERE

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June 2021

International Training Follow-Up Discussion

June 4 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom MN United States + Google Map
Child from the Philippines

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 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…

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Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom 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 like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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Foster Care Education

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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Families FORE Kids Golf Tournament

June 15 @ 11:30 am - 7:00 pm
The Royal Club, 11455 20th St N
Lake Elmo, MN 55042 United States
+ Google Map
Thank You Families FORE Kids Sponsors!

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - Register Below! We are excited for you to join us for the 11th Annual Families FORE Kids Golf Tournament on June 15, 2021! **In the unlikely event that Families FORE Kids gets canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, golfers will receive a gift certificate to golf at a later date of their choosing.** We are dedicated to a world where everyone has nurturing, permanent, and supportive familial relationships. EVOLVE provides a full breadth of inclusive, ethical…

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Proactive Parenting Support Group

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

family

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 $10. ** Important Notice: Starting in January of 2021, the Non-Client charge for Proactive Parenting will increase from $10 to $20.** Register HERE

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July 2021

Proactive Parenting Support Group

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

family

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 $10. ** Important Notice: Starting in January of 2021, the Non-Client charge for Proactive Parenting will increase from $10 to $20.** Register HERE

Find out more »

Foster Care Education

July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

July 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom 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. Register HERE If you are interested in being on a panel at this education, please fill out the form HERE

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Domestic Infant Training Follow-Up Discussion

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom MN United States + Google Map

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 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…

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August 2021

Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

August 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom 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 like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

Proactive Parenting Support Group

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

family

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 $10. ** Important Notice: Starting in January of 2021, the Non-Client charge for Proactive Parenting will increase from $10 to $20.** Register HERE

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Foster Care Education

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

September 2021

Foster Care Education

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

Proactive Parenting Support Group

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

family

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 $10. ** Important Notice: Starting in January of 2021, the Non-Client charge for Proactive Parenting will increase from $10 to $20.** Register HERE

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October 2021

Domestic Infant Training Follow-Up Discussion

October 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on July 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 8, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom MN United States + Google Map

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 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…

Find out more »

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

October 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on July 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on October 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom 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. Register HERE If you are interested in being on a panel at this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

Foster Care Education

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

Proactive Parenting Support Group

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on January 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on February 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on March 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on April 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on May 18, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on June 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on July 20, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on August 17, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on September 21, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on October 19, 2021 at 7:00 pm

One event on November 16, 2021 at 7:00 pm

family

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 $10. ** Important Notice: Starting in January of 2021, the Non-Client charge for Proactive Parenting will increase from $10 to $20.** Register HERE

Find out more »

November 2021

Foster Care Education

November 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

International Training Follow-Up Discussion

November 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 4, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom MN United States + Google Map
Child from the Philippines

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 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…

Find out more »

Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on June 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on August 5, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on November 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

One event on April 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

via Zoom 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 like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

Find out more »

December 2021

Foster Care Education

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on December 9, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 6, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on January 23, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on May 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on June 12, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on July 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on August 21, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on September 15, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on October 16, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on November 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 18, 2021 at 10:00 am

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 apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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