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International Pre-Adoption Class

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September 12, 2024 - September 13, 2024

For Families Interested in International Adoption

After completing Application Part 1, all families planning to pursue an international adoption through Children’s Home 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 attending this class.

This two-day class familiarizes you with the international adoption process and parenting an adopted child. Topics discussed include Core Issues in Adoption, Grief/Loss, Motivation to Adopt, Attachment, Transitions, Transracial Parenting, plus an Adoptee Panel and an Adoptive Family Panel.

Location: This event takes place online. Once registered, you will receive a link to join prior to the first class.

Dates and Times: This class will take place over the course of two days.

  • Thursday, September 12, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (CT)
  • Friday, September 13, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. (CT)

Cost: The cost of this class is $250 per person or $500 per couple. This fee must be paid prior to attendance. Online payment form.

If you have questions, please contact Jodi Smith at 651.255.2452 or [email protected].


September 12, 2024 @ 5:00 pm
September 13, 2024 @ 2:00 pm
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Children’s Home & LSS Staff
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