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
[FosterEd] Trauma: How This Hidden Wound Can Impact A Child Long After It Occurs Saturday, Mar 30th 2019
09:00 AM — 03:00 PM
Red Lake Family & Children Services, 15816 Main Ave., PO Box 427, Red Lake, MN 56671 Amber Morrighan, MA, LMFT
[FosterEd] Grief & Loss in the Foster Care System Monday, Apr 1st 2019
06:15 PM — 08:15 PM
Pope County Courthouse (Community Room), 130 E. Minnesota Ave., Glenwood, MN 56334 Erica Overshiner, MSW, LICSW
[4-Sessions] Collaborative Problem Solving for Foster and Adoptive Parents (April 2 - 30, 2019) Tuesday, Apr 2nd 2019
06:30 PM — 08:30 PM
Dakota County Northern Service Center, 1 Mendota Road, West St. Paul MN 55118 Ed Morales, MPP, MSW, LICSW
[8-Sessions] Beyond Consequences, Logic & Control Tuesdays (Apr 2 - May 21, 2019) Tuesday, Apr 2nd 2019
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM
MN ADOPT 2446 University Ave W Suite #104 , St Paul 55114 Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW
Preparing, Placing and Preserving: Sustaining Permanency in MWC Adoption (Apr 3, 2019) Wednesday, Apr 3rd 2019
01:00 PM — 04:00 PM
Owatonna Public Utilities Building, 208 Walnut Ave S, Owatonna, MN 55060 Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW
[FREE Webinar] Finding forever families for trafficked or exploited youth (4/9/2019) Tuesday, Apr 9th 2019
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM
WEBINAR Michelle Frazier, Crystal Graves, Sarah Ladd, Heidi Ombisa Skallet
Cultivating Racial Awareness for Transracial Families (Apr 16, 2019) Tuesday, Apr 16th 2019
09:30 AM — 02:30 PM
Base Camp - Leadership Center, 6202 Bloomington Road, Page Community Room, Fort Snelling, MN 55111 Angela Tucker
[WEBINAR]: From 0-60 and Back Again: De-escalation and Crisis Management for Parents (Apr 24, 2019) Wednesday, Apr 24th 2019
06:30 PM — 08:00 PM
[FosterEd] Journeying Thru Trans-Racial Placements (Apr 27, 2019) Saturday, Apr 27th 2019
09:00 AM — 12:00 PM
McLeod County North Complex, 2391 Hennepin Ave. N, Glencoe, MN 55336 Robert O'Connor, MSW
Rethinking Challenging Kids: The Collaborative Problem Solving Approach (May 9, 2019) Thursday, May 9th 2019
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM
Olmsted County Social Service 2117 Campus Drive SE, Rochester 55904 Ed Morales, MPP, MSW, LICSW
Being Dad: Strategies For the Adoptive Father Thursday, May 16th 2019
06:00 PM — 08:30 PM
CH/LSS, 1605 Eustis St., St. Paul, MN 55108 Brandon Jensen, LMFT