MN ADOPT Workshops

 

The MN ADOPT Education Program promotes the importance of ongoing learning through a variety of in-person and online-based educational offerings focused on topics specific to parenting through adoption, foster care, or kinship caregiver.

We invite you to explore our upcoming workshops below, as well as those available for immediate purchase in our  webinar library.

Professionals who are interested in collaborating with MN ADOPT’s Education Program, should visit: Professional Collaboration

Upcoming Workshops
Title When Location Presenter
September
September
Beyond Consequences, Logic & Control: 8-Part Series (Tues Sept 24- Nov 19, 2019) Tuesday, Sep 24th 2019
06:30 PM — 08:30 PM
YMCA Coon Rapids 8950 Springbrook Dr NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433 Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW
[WEBINAR] Creating Inclusive Homes & Services for LGBTQ+ Youth in Our Care (September 24, 2019) Tuesday, Sep 24th 2019
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM
WEBINAR Eva Wood
Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) (September 26, 2019) Thursday, Sep 26th 2019
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM
Blue Earth County Historic Courthouse 3rd floor conference room 204 S. 5th Street Mankato MN 56001 Meagan Galbari, MA, LPCC
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) (September 26, 2019) Thursday, Sep 26th 2019
01:00 PM — 04:00 PM
Blue Earth County Historic Courthouse 3rd floor conference room 204 S. 5th Street Mankato MN 56001 Meagan Galbari, MA, LPCC
[FosterEd] How Will Foster Care Impact Your Children? A Discussion (September 26, 2019) Thursday, Sep 26th 2019
06:00 PM — 09:00 PM
Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Ave, Anoka, MN 55303 Kirk Fjellman
Surviving and Thriving: Raising a Child with Attachment Trauma (September 27, 2019) Friday, Sep 27th 2019
09:00 AM — 03:30 PM
Sunrise Banks, 2525 Wabash Ave St. Paul, MN 55114 Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW and Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT
October
October
Food and Eating-Related Problems (October 1, 2019) Tuesday, Oct 1st 2019
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM
Children’s Home Society/Lutheran Social Service, 1605 Eustis St, St Paul, MN 55108 Dr. Rick Delaney
[Webinar] Autism Spectrum Disorders: What They Are (and What They Are Not) (October 1, 2019) Tuesday, Oct 1st 2019
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM
WEBINAR Dr. Catherine Yeager
Collaborative Problem Solving for Foster and Adoptive Parents: 4 Part Series (Tues Oct 8- Oct 29) Tuesday, Oct 8th 2019
06:30 PM — 08:30 PM
1215 Roselawn Ave W, Roseville, MN 55113 Ed Morales, MPP, MSW, LICSW
[FosterEd] Trauma: How This Hidden Wound Can Impact a Child Long After It Occurs! (October 12, 2019) Saturday, Oct 12th 2019
09:00 AM — 03:30 PM
Meeker County Family Services Center, 114 N. Holcombe Ave., Litchfield, MN 55355 Room 200 Amber Morrighan, MA, LMFT
Some Kids Have Two Families (October 15, 2019) Tuesday, Oct 15th 2019
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM
1601 Jefferson St, Alexandria, MN 56308 Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Tricky Transitions (October 15, 2019) Tuesday, Oct 15th 2019
01:00 PM — 04:00 PM
1601 Jefferson St, Alexandria, MN 56308 Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW
[FosterEd] Impact of Foster Care on Children in the Home (October 22, 2019) Tuesday, Oct 22nd 2019
06:00 PM — 09:00 PM
McLeod County Health and Human Services, 1805 Ford Ave. N, Glencoe, MN 55336 Brandon Jensen, MS, LMFT, PACC
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Effects of Domestic Violence on the Family (October 23, 2019) Wednesday, Oct 23rd 2019
09:30 AM — 11:30 AM
Lyon County Law Enforcement Center, 611 W Main St, Marshall MN 56258 Heather Siek, Psy.D., LPCC
Reconciling the Grief of Unmet Expectations and Finding Ways to Stay Connected (October 24, 2019) Thursday, Oct 24th 2019
05:30 PM — 08:00 PM
Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud MN 56301 Deena McMahon, LICSW and Lucius Luther
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Reconciling the Grief of Unmet Expectations and Finding Ways to Stay Connected (October 24, 2019) Thursday, Oct 24th 2019
01:00 PM — 03:30 PM
Great River Regional Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud MN 56301 Deena McMahon, LICSW and Lucius Luther
[WEBINAR] Complex TRAUMA ... Complex DRAMA, What the Heck Is Going on with Students These Days?!! Core Ideas for Educators (October 29, 2019) Tuesday, Oct 29th 2019
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM
WEBINAR Paul Buckley, LMFT, LADCC
Circle of Security Parenting: Learning to Understand your Child’s Needs and Emotional World: 3-Part Series (October 30- November 13, 2019) Wednesday, Oct 30th 2019
06:00 PM — 08:30 PM
Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main St, Maple Grove, MN 55369 Rosemary Frazel, MSW, LICSW and Anna Clavin, MA, LMFT, IMH-E (III)
Promoting and Supporting Racial Identity and Racial Justice for Transracial Adopted Persons and Families (October 30, 2019) Wednesday, Oct 30th 2019
01:00 PM — 04:00 PM
Base Camp – Leadership Center 6202 Bloomington Road Fort Snelling, MN 55111 JaeRan Kim, PhD, LISW
November
November
[FosterEd] Nurturing Attachment in Foster Care (While Keeping Your Head!!!) (November 2, 2019) Saturday, Nov 2nd 2019
12:00 PM — 03:00 PM
McLeod County 1065 5th Ave SE, Hutchinson, MN 55350 Amber Morrighan, MA, LMFT
Sorting It Out: The Parent-Child Relationship and Anxiety (November 6, 2019) Wednesday, Nov 6th 2019
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM
Base Camp Leadership Center 6202 Bloomington Road Fort Snelling, MN 55111 Christina Corwin, MA, LMFT
[Webinar] When Child Protection Calls: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Child Protection (November 6, 2019) Wednesday, Nov 6th 2019
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM
WEBINAR Ed Morales
Groundhog Day (November 12, 2019) Tuesday, Nov 12th 2019
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM
Olmsted County Public Health Building, 2100 Campus Drive SE, Rochester, MN Peggy Thomsen, MSW, LICSW
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] The Psychology of Caring (November 13, 2019) Wednesday, Nov 13th 2019
09:30 AM — 11:30 AM
Olmsted County Public Health Building, 2100 Campus Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904 Peggy Thomsen, MSW, LICSW,
FASD From a Trauma Lens (November 18, 2019) Monday, Nov 18th 2019
05:00 PM — 08:00 PM
Mountain Iron Community Center, 8586 Enterprise Dr. South, Mountain Iron, MN 55768 Barb Clark
[FosterEd] Nurturing Foster Children (and Yourself!) (November 19, 2019) Tuesday, Nov 19th 2019
06:00 PM — 09:00 PM
Law Enforcement Center, 3800 Braddock Ave NE, Buffalo, 55313 Amie Summers, LGSW
[Webinar] Understanding Children 0-5 from a Developmental Lens: An Overview of Child Development from Birth to Age 5 (November 19, 2019) Tuesday, Nov 19th 2019
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM
WEBINAR Heather Siek, Psy.D. LPCC
December
December
[WEBINAR] Handle With Care: Navigating Children's Birth Family Connections (December 3, 2019) Tuesday, Dec 3rd 2019
06:30 PM — 08:00 PM
WEBINAR Wendy Wolff, MS