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.
Need credit toward your foster care license? MN ADOPT offers Certificates of Attendance following every in-person and live webinar.
If you watch a pre-recorded webinar, you will have the option to complete a post-test and receive a Certificate of Completion.
Professionals who are interested in collaborating with MN ADOPT’s Education Program, should visit: Professional Collaboration
|Title||Date||Location||Presenter||Audience & Level|
|Navigating the Teen Years as an Adoptive Parent: Walking Alongside Your Teen in Search of Identity, Independence, Self Control, and an Understanding of the Adolescent Chapter of Developmental Trauma||09/23/2020||WEBINAR||Krista Nelson, LICSW, LMFT||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|Complex Trauma: What the Heck Is Going on With Students These Days?!! Core Ideas for Educators||09/24/2020||WEBINAR||Paul Buckley, M.A., LMFT||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|Relatively Speaking: Addressing Children’s Emotional and Behavioral Challenges||09/29/2020||WEBINAR||Dr. Rick Delaney and Charley Joyce, LCSW||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|Transitioning Kids From Foster to Adoptive Homes||09/30/2020||WEBINAR||Ann Kent, LMFT and Steve Lochen, MA, LMFT||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): Tips and Interventions to Help Children with FASDs Succeed||10/05/2020||WEBINAR||Heather Siek, Psy.D. LPCC||Parents & Professionals (Beginner)|
|Moving Beyond “Inclusiveness”: Using Anti-Bias Education Theory to Create the Conditions of Belonging||10/06/2020||WEBINAR||Robin Starch and Rebecca Slaby||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|Lessons From the Life - What Every Transracial Parent Should Know||10/07/2020||WEBINAR||Kevin Hofmann||Parents & Professionals (Beginner)|
|A Two-Part Webinar with Lisa Qualls – Building Trust and Attachment with Your Child and Regaining Compassion for Yourself and Your Child||10/08/2020||WEBINAR||Lisa Qualls||Parents (Intermediate)|
|How Does Your Child Learn?||10/19/2020||WEBINAR||Bonnie Jean Smith||Parents (Beginner)|
|Helping Your Child to Begin to Trust Again||10/21/2020||WEBINAR||Dan Hughes, Ph.D.||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|[4-Part Series] Sensory Processing and Attachment||10/23/2020||WEBINAR||Maude Le Roux, OTR/L||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|[2 Part Series] Responding to Challenging Behavior at Home: The Collaborative Problem Solving Model||11/05/2020||WEBINAR||Ed Morales, MPP, MSW, LICSW||Parents (Beginner)|
|Complexities of Being Adopted||11/10/2020||WEBINAR||Tara VanderWoude||Parents & Professionals (Beginner)|
|Adoptee Panel||11/18/2020||WEBINAR||Parents (Beginner)|
|[FOR PROFESSIONALS] Race, Culture, & Family: Strategies for Professionals Working with Multiracial Families||11/18/2020||WEBINAR||Maryam M. Jernigan-Noesi, PhD||Parents & Professionals (Intermediate)|
|The FASD Parenting Mindset: Eight Habits that Will Upgrade Your Parenting from Stuck to Unstoppable||12/07/2020||WEBINAR||Michael Harris||Parents (Beginner)|