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

All of our upcoming in-person workshops will be moved to live webinars or postponed. Please check below regularly to see the updated changes. If you already registered for a workshop below, you will be notified directly of changes as they are made.

Title/Date Location Presenter Audience & Level Ages
April
April
[WEBINAR][FOR PROFESSIONALS] Engagement Across Difference (April 7, 2020) WEBINAR Christina Gonzalez, LICSW, MSW Professionals (Intermediate) 0-18
[WEBINAR] Beyond Consequences, Logic & Control: 8-Part Series (Wednesdays April 8- May 20, 2020) WEBINAR Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW Parents & Professionals (Beginner) 6-18
[WEBINAR] The Impact of Trauma on Children’s Development: What to Know and What You Can Do! (April 13, 2020) WEBINAR Dr. Katie Lingras Parents & Professionals (Intermediate) 0-18
[WEBINAR] Sorting It Out: The Parent-Child Relationship and Anxiety (April 16, 2020) WEBINAR Christina Corwin, MA, LMFT Parents & Professionals (Beginner) 5-18
[WEBINAR] How to Address Sexual Behaviors in Foster Children and Youth (April 24, 2020) WEBINAR Danette Jones, MSSW, LICSW, LMFT Professionals (Intermediate) 0-18
[WEBINAR] And Then There Was Violence: History, Impact and Healing Paths for Families (April 25, 2020) WEBINAR Dr. Rick Delaney and Wendy Wolff, MS Parents & Professionals (Intermediate) 0-18
May
May
[WEBINAR] Adoptive Parents Who Struggle with Depression: A Holistic Approach (May 13, 2020) WEBINAR Karen Foli, PhD, RN, FAAN Parents & Professionals (Intermediate) 0-18
The Impact of Trauma on Child Development (May 19, 2020) Mountain Iron Community Center, 8586 Enterprise Drive South, Mountain Iron, MN 55768 Leanne Johnson Parents & Professionals (Beginner) 0-18
[FosterEd] Foster Parent and Foster Youth Grief and Loss (May 19, 2020) Lyon County Law Enforcement Center, 611 W Main St, Marshall, MN  56258 Charley Joyce, LCSW Parents & Professionals (Intermediate) 6-18
Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI): 4 Part Series (May 20-June 10, 2020) Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Ave. Anoka, MN. 55303 Meagan Galbari, MA, LPCC Parents & Professionals (Beginner/ Intermediate) 0-18
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Visitation and Transitions/Grief and Loss in Foster Care for Child Welfare (May 20, 2020) Lyon County Law Enforcement Center, 611 W Main St, Marshall, MN  56258 Charley Joyce, LCSW Professionals (Intermediate) 6-18
June
June
[Webinar] Common Medical Conditions for Adopted or Foster Care Children (June 11, 2020) WEBINAR Dr. Kimara Gustafson Parents & Professionals (Beginner) 0-18
From Policy to Practice (June 17, 2020) Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue West Saint Paul, MN 55113 Adrian McLemore Parents & Professionals (Intermediate) 6-18