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149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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August 2020

Group Adoption Information Meeting

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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The Information Meetings at EVOLVE provide a brief overview of our programs for those considering adoption or becoming foster care providers. These meetings are free, open to the general public, and designed to help those with no prior experience in adoption or foster care understand how the programs work. Our Information Meetings are also considered the “starting point” for those looking to begin their journey with EVOLVE.   Register HERE

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Foster Care Education

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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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Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

August 29 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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 would like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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September 2020

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

September 18 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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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October 2020

Foster Care Education

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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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Group Foster Care Information Meeting

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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. Register HERE

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Proactive Parenting Support Group

October 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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 HERE

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Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

October 30 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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 would like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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November 2020

Pre-Adoptive and Pre-Foster Parent CORE Education

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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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Proactive Parenting Support Group

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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 HERE

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December 2020

Foster Care Education

December 11 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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 »

Parenting Children in a Diverse Society

December 12 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Twin Cities Office, 149 Thompson Avenue East Suite #115
St. Paul, MN 55118 United States
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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 would like to be apart of the panel for this education, please fill out the form HERE

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