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June 2018

In-Person Foster Care & Adoption Orientation Session

June 2, 2018
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A mother snuggles with her giggling school-age daughter.

For Minnesota residents. This is the first step for any individual or family interested in foster care and/or adopting from foster care. We welcome you to attend this free meeting to learn about foster care, as well as adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system and from foster care in other states. PLEASE NOTE: This required orientation session provides you with two hours of your 20-hour education requirement for our foster care adoption program. We will assist you with a user-friendly…

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Free Online Adoption Information Meeting

June 4, 2018
Three sisters laugh in the sun. Two are African American and one is white.

ONLINE | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT Receive a comprehensive overview of our programs, processes and fees from the comfort of your home or office through our free online meeting. Learn basic information about international adoption, infant adoption, foster care and foster care adoption. In this webinar, we will address the programs available to everyone first, then we will cover those available in limited states. Attendees may choose to leave the presentation at any time. If you reside in…

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Free Webinar | Post Adoption Tools: DNA & Social Media

June 5, 2018
A woman in her 40s sits on a couch looking at a computer as she searches for birth family.

ONLINE | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT Learn from Susan Walker, MSW, Director of Post Adoption Services, about the ever-evolving world of DNA testing, social media and intermediary post adoption services. Explore expectations and potential outcomes of reaching out to birth family members through the use of DNA & social media.  When the party you find is closed and wants full confidentiality, what’s next? Certificates of Attendance and CEUs will be provided to attendees. This webinar will be recorded. Recordings will…

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In-Person Adoption Information Meeting

June 7, 2018
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

For families in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. This is a great way to learn about all of our adoption programs. Meet with staff in-person 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. If you already know you want to adopt a child in foster care or provide foster care services, we recommend you attend a Foster Care & Adoption Orientation Session instead. To sign up…

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Foster Care & Adoption Education Class

June 8, 2018 - June 9, 2018
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A mother laughs with her two daughters.

For families interested in fostering and/or adopting children in Minnesota foster care These classes will familiarize you with the children in Minnesota foster care, the needs they commonly have, and the fostering and adoption processes. You will also have the opportunity to listen to panels of adoptive parents and waiting or adopted teens. Topics covered include: loss and grief mental health attachment and claiming abuse and neglect child development cross-cultural parenting openness To fulfill the education requirement, it is essential…

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Free Webinar | International Travel Health Recommendations & Exams

June 14, 2018
A young African American doctor sits in a white office and smiles at a patient who is sitting out of view from the camera.

ONLINE | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT This webinar, presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is to inform adoption service providers and parents on international travel health recommendations and required overseas medical exam processes, and other CDC resources available when adopting a child internationally. Presenters: CDR Emily S. Jentes and Simone Wien This webinar will be recorded. If you would like to receive a link to the webinar recording, please register for the live event or…

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Free Online Adoption Information Meeting

June 21, 2018
Three sisters laugh in the sun. Two are African American and one is white.

ONLINE | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. CT Receive a comprehensive overview of our programs, processes and fees from the comfort of your home or office through our free online meeting. Learn basic information about international adoption, infant adoption, foster care and foster care adoption. In this webinar, we will address the programs available to everyone first, then we will cover those available in limited states. Attendees may choose to leave the presentation at any time. If you reside in…

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In-Person Adoption Information Meeting

June 25, 2018
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

For families in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. This is a great way to learn about all of our adoption programs. Meet with staff in-person 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. If you already know you want to adopt a child in foster care or provide foster care services, we recommend you attend a Foster Care & Adoption Orientation Session instead. To sign up…

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Online Foster Care & Adoption Orientation Session

June 26, 2018
A mother snuggles with her giggling school-age daughter.

ONLINE | 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. CT For Minnesota residents. This is the first step for any individual or family interested in foster care and/or adopting from foster care. We welcome you to attend this free online meeting from the comfort of your home or office. In it, you will learn about foster care, as well as adopting children from within the Minnesota foster care system and from foster care in other states. PLEASE NOTE: This required orientation session provides you with…

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July 2018

In-Person Adoption Information Meeting

July 9, 2018
Children’s Home & LSS Office, 1605 Eustis Street
Saint Paul, MN 55108 United States
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A sister and brother smile at the camera. The sister is a preteen African American girl, the brother is a toddler white boy.

For families in Minnesota and Western Wisconsin. This is a great way to learn about all of our adoption programs. Meet with staff in-person 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. If you already know you want to adopt a child in foster care or provide foster care services, we recommend you attend a Foster Care & Adoption Orientation Session instead. To sign up…

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