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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class – Anoka, MN
January 11, 2019 - January 12, 2019
This class is currently on a wait list.
This is the first step for all families planning to adopt from Minnesota foster care, regardless of the agency or county you plan to adopt through. This is also the first step for all families planning to become foster care providers through CH/LSS.
These classes will familiarize you with the children waiting to be adopted, the needs they commonly have, and the adoption process. You will also have the opportunity to listen to panels of adoptive parents and waiting or adopted teens. Topics covered include: overview of the child welfare system, impact of prenatal drug/alcohol exposure, grief, loss and separation, trauma, abuse and neglect, mental health needs, attachment, cross-cultural and transracial parenting, permanency needs of older youth, concurrent planning, experiences of foster parents, experiences of birth parents, visitation and maintaining connections.
Location: Anoka County Government Center, 2100 3rd Avenue Anoka, MN 55303 (7th Floor Board Room)
To fulfill the education requirement, it is essential to attend the entirety of this two day series:
Friday, January 11, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CT
Saturday, January 12, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. CT
Please Note: This class is currently full and on a wait list. Please contact 651.255.2228 or firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to wait list.