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International Pre-Adoption Class

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Thursday, September 21, 2023 - Friday, September 22, 2023

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For Families Interested in International Adoption

After completing Application Part 1, all 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 attending this class.

This two-day class will familiarize you with the international adoption process. Some of the topics discussed will 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 will take place online. You will receive a link to join after registering.

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

  • Thursday, September 21, 2023, from 5:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. (CT)
  • Friday, September 22, 2023, 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 may be paid upon arrival to your selected class date, however, it must be received prior to entry into the classes.

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


Thursday, September 21, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
Friday, September 22, 2023 @ 2:00 pm
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Children’s Home & LSS Staff
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