Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

Online Webinar

For Minnesota Families Interested in Fostering or Adopting Children From Minnesota Foster Care This is one of the first steps for all families planning to adopt from Minnesota foster care, regardless of the agency or county you plan to adopt through. This is also one of the first steps for all families planning to become

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

Online Webinar

For Minnesota Residents. This is One of Two steps to Get Started Fostering or Adopting from Minnesota Foster Care. We welcome you to attend this free meeting to learn about fostering and adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system. This provides an overview of the process and addresses details such as children served, timelines,

Webinar Series: How to be an Advocate for Children and Families of Color

Online Webinar

In this free two-part webinar series families and/or child welfare professionals will learn valuable information about how to engage in meaningful conversations about race and family. We will focus on the concept of trust-building, a fundamental aspect of how we must engage with children, families, and professionals of color. As an attendee of this webinar,

Free Webinar: Ensuring Culturally-Responsive Services for LBGTQ Youth

Online Webinar

This webinar will be presented by Stephanie Coleman, MSW, LGSW, Director of Social Work, CH/LSS Domestic Adoption Programs Join us for our free webinar about how caregivers can support and affirm LGBTQ youth in culturally responsive ways. During the webinar we will help build your vocabulary as a foundation for learning, discuss ways in which

Free Adoption & Foster Care Information Webinar

Online Webinar

Free Online Sessions Each Month This is a great way for families to learn about all of our adoption and foster care programs. Meet with staff (virtually) and receive a comprehensive overview of our programs, processes, and fees. Learn basic information about international adoption, infant adoption, foster care, and foster care adoption. This event will take

Foster Care & Adoption Orientation

Online Webinar

For Minnesota Residents. This is One of Two steps to Get Started Fostering or Adopting from Minnesota Foster Care. We welcome you to attend this free meeting to learn about fostering and adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system. This provides an overview of the process and addresses details such as children served, timelines,

Free Webinar: Trauma Informed Parenting

Online Webinar

This webinar will be presented by Amy Wilkerson, Grief, Loss and Trauma Therapist, LCSW, Copihue Counseling Join us for our free webinar to learn the basics of trauma informed parenting. Whether you are currently parenting an adopted child or are considering adoption, it is important to know that adoptees face unique challenges when processing the

International Pre-Adoption Class

Online Webinar

For Families in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin Interested in International Adoption After completing Application Part 1, all Minnesota and Western Wisconsin families planning to pursue an international adoption through CH/LSS are required to complete this class to meet your education requirements. It is helpful to have a majority of your Application Part 2 completed prior to

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Adult Adoptee Support Group

Online Webinar

A Support Group for Adoptees Ages 19 and Up From All Placing Agencies On the second Thursday of each month, please join other adult adoptees who are seeking to connect and learn from each other’s shared experiences. While each story is unique, we recognize that there are many core similarities that adoption weaves into life

Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

Online Webinar

For Minnesota Families Interested in Fostering or Adopting Children From Minnesota Foster Care This is one of the first steps for all families planning to adopt from Minnesota foster care, regardless of the agency or county you plan to adopt through. This is also one of the first steps for all families planning to become