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
January
January
An Introduction to Children’s Mental Health: Understanding Your Child’s Diagnosis and Behavior (January 22, 2020) Wednesday, Jan 22nd 2020
05:00 PM — 08:00 PM (CST)
Cloquet Community Center, Room ENP, 1720 Big Lake Road, Cloquet, MN 55720 Matt Johnson, MSW, LICSW
[FosterEd] Trauma: How This Hidden Wound Can Impact a Child Long After It Occurs! (January 25, 2020) Saturday, Jan 25th 2020
09:00 AM — 03:30 PM (CST)
Meeker County Family Services Center, 114 N. Holcombe Ave., Litchfield, MN 55355 Room 200 Amber Morrighan, MA, LMFT
[WEBINAR] Strategies to Support Positive Racial Identity Development in Transracial Adoption (January 31, 2020) Friday, Jan 31st 2020
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM (CST)
WEBINAR Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker
February
February
Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI) (February 3, 2020) Monday, Feb 3rd 2020
06:00 PM — 08:30 PM (CST)
Rice County Social Services, 320 Third St. NW, Fairbault, MN 55021 Meagan Galbari, MA, LPCC
[WEBINAR] Kids Hair Fundamentals (February 4, 2020) Tuesday, Feb 4th 2020
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM (CST)
WEBINAR Melissa Taylor
Emerging Adulthood - Parents’ Journey to Emotional, Legal, and Financial Preparedness (February 7, 2020) Friday, Feb 7th 2020
01:00 PM — 04:00 PM (CST)
Sunrise Banks 2525 Wabash Ave, St Paul, MN 55114 Julie Sherman, Cathryn Reher and Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] The Impact on Children Who Witness Domestic Violence (February 7, 2020) Friday, Feb 7th 2020
01:00 PM — 03:00 PM (CST)
Douglas County Public Works, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria, MN Mary McGowan
[FosterEd] The Impact on Children Who Witness Domestic Violence (February 7, 2020) Friday, Feb 7th 2020
06:00 PM — 09:00 PM (CST)
Douglas County Public Works, 526 Willow Drive, Alexandria, MN Mary McGowan
[FosterEd] Who’s in the Doghouse Now? How Parenting Stress Makes a Marital Mess ... and What to Do About It!! (February 8, 2020) Saturday, Feb 8th 2020
09:00 AM — 12:00 PM (CST)
McLeod County Solid Waste (Recycling & HHW) Building, 1065 5th Avenue SE, Hutchinson, MN 55350 Paul Buckley, LMFT, LADCC
Connected Parenting – Hope and Healing [2-Part Series] (February 12 & 19, 2020) Wednesday, Feb 12th 2020
06:30 PM — 08:30 PM (CST)
Education 4 Everyone, 2446 University Avenue West, St Paul, MN 55114 Lisa Krause, M.A. CFLE and Deborah Fjeld
[WEBINAR] Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First: The Importance of Understanding Secondary Trauma and Practicing Self-Care (February 25, 2020) Tuesday, Feb 25th 2020
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM (CST)
WEBINAR Sue Badeau
Security and Connection (February 27, 2020) Thursday, Feb 27th 2020
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM (CST)
Rasmussen College, 226 Park Ave S, St Cloud, MN 56301 Anna Clavin, MA, LMFT, IMH-E (III)
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Security and Connection (February 27, 2020) Thursday, Feb 27th 2020
01:00 PM — 03:00 PM (CST)
Rasmussen College, 226 Park Ave S, St Cloud, MN 56301 Anna Clavin, MA, LMFT, IMH-E (III)
March
March
[WEBINAR] Preventing, Recognizing, and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse (March 3, 2020) Tuesday, Mar 3rd 2020
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM (CST)
WEBINAR Jenna Quinn
Are you Still In this With Me? Holding onto your Couples Relationship when the Parenting Road is Tough (March 4, 2020) Wednesday, Mar 4th 2020
06:00 PM — 08:30 PM (CST)
Dakota County Social Services Room L139, 14955 Galaxie Avenue, Apple Valley 55124 Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT
Drugs and Alcohol, Teens and Screens: Are We Having Fun Yet? (March 11, 2020) Wednesday, Mar 11th 2020
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM (CST)
Park Tavern, 3401 Louisiana Ave S, St Louis Park, MN 55426 Paul Buckley, M.A., LMFT, Substance Abuse Professional
Beyond Consequences, Logic & Control [4-Part Series] (March 13-March 21, 2020) Friday, Mar 13th 2020
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM (CST)
La Quinta Inn and Suites,4353 Canal Place SE ,Rochester, MN 55904 Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW
Surviving and Thriving: Raising a Child with Attachment Trauma (March 13, 2020) Friday, Mar 13th 2020
09:00 AM — 03:30 PM (CST)
Owatonna Public Utilities 208 S Walnut Ave - Morehouse Room Owatonna, MN 55060 Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW and Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT
The Increasing Rates of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: Helpful Tools & Interventions (March 24, 2020) Tuesday, Mar 24th 2020
05:00 PM — 07:00 PM (CST)
Montevideo Court House (Assembly room) 629 N 11th St, Montevideo, MN 56265 Heather Siek, Psy.D. LPCC
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] The Increasing Rates of Childhood and Adolescent Anxiety: Helpful Tools & Interventions (March 24, 2020) Tuesday, Mar 24th 2020
01:00 PM — 03:00 PM (CST)
Montevideo Court House (Assembly room) 629 N 11th St, Montevideo, MN 56265 Heather Siek, Psy.D. LPCC
[FosterEd] Who’s in the Doghouse Now? How Parenting Stress Makes a Marital Mess ... and What to Do About It!! (March 24, 2020) Tuesday, Mar 24th 2020
06:00 PM — 09:00 PM (CST)
Room 120, 10 2nd Street NW, Buffalo, MN, 55313 Paul Buckley, LMFT, LADCC
[FosterEd] Navigating the Joys and Challenges of Birth Family Dynamics While Children Are Living in Foster Care (March 28, 2020) Saturday, Mar 28th 2020
09:00 AM — 12:00 PM (CST)
Meeker County Family Services Center, Room 200 114 N. Holcombe Ave., Litchfield, MN 55355 Wendy Wolff, MS
April
April
Beyond Consequences, Logic & Control: 8-Part Series (Wednesdays April 1- May 20, 2020) Wednesday, Apr 1st 2020
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM (CST)
Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B West, Roseville MN 55113 Brenda Benning, MSW, LICSW
[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Engagement Across Difference (April 7, 2020) Tuesday, Apr 7th 2020
09:00 AM — 12:00 PM (CST)
Children’s Home Society/Lutheran Social Service, 1605 Eustis St, St Paul, MN Christina Gonzalez, LICSW, MSW
The Impact of Trauma on Children’s Development: What to Know and What You Can Do! (April 14, 2020) Tuesday, Apr 14th 2020
06:30 PM — 08:30 PM (CST)
Children’s Home Society/Lutheran Social Service, 1605 Eustis St, St Paul, MN 55108 Dr. Katie Lingras
Sorting It Out: The Parent-Child Relationship and Anxiety (April 16, 2020) Thursday, Apr 16th 2020
06:00 PM — 08:00 PM (CST)
Olmsted County Social Service, 2117 Campus Drive SE, Rochester, MN 55904 Christina Corwin, MA, LMFT
Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI): 4 Part Series (April 16- May 7, 2020) Thursday, Apr 16th 2020
06:00 PM — 08:30 PM (CST)
Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Ave. Anoka, MN. 55303 Meagan Galbari, MA, LPCC
[Webinar] Common Medical Conditions for Adopted or Foster Care Children (April 23, 2020) Thursday, Apr 23rd 2020
12:00 PM — 01:30 PM (CST)
WEBINAR Dr. Kimara Gustafson
Surviving and Thriving: Raising a Child with Attachment Trauma (April 24, 2020) Friday, Apr 24th 2020
09:00 AM — 03:30 PM (CST)
Calvary Lutheran Church 7520 Golden Valley Rd Golden Valley, MN 55427 Deena McMahon, MSW, LICSW and Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT
June
June
From Policy to Practice (June 17, 2020) Wednesday, Jun 17th 2020
09:30 AM — 03:00 PM (CST)
Bell Museum, 2088 Larpenteur Avenue West Saint Paul, MN 55113 Adrian McLemore