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Being Dad: Strategies For the Foster & Adoptive Father (May 16, 2019)-FREE

Brandon Jensen, LMFT
WHEN Thursday, May 16th 2019 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM
COST Free
AVAILABLE SPACES 45
SPACES REMAINING 15
LOCATION CH/LSS, 1605 Eustis St., St. Paul, MN 55108

This training is in collaboration with Children's Home Society & Lutheran Social Service, and Lutheran Social Service Treatment Foster Care.

In honor of National Foster Care Month, this training is being offered free of charge.

Join Brandon Jensen as he dives into the adventure of being an adoptive or foster father. This workshop will focus on processing grief and loss, parent and child attachment, avoiding triangulation, maintaining the parental connection, and strategies to help improve family cohesiveness and structure. You will also hear from a panel of adoptive dads on their experiences, and have a greater discussion on all things that impact you as a father!

Brandon Jensen, LMFT is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Permanency and Adoption Competency Certified (PACC), Adjunct Professor at Saint Cloud State University for the Marriage and Family Therapy Graduate Program, and a Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor. Brandon has a personal passion for adoption as he has an adopted sister. Brandon currently works in an outpatient mental health clinic providing mental health services for individuals, couples, and families. Brandon has also provided support services and staff trainings for local schools in Central Minnesota on strategies to better support and manage behavioral difficulties with adoptive children and families.