Foster-A-Teen is a program that seeks to place older youth in foster care in safe, stable, temporary homes. We are looking for families all over the state of Minnesota who might be able to meet this need.
This program has been created to educate current and potential foster parents about the higher needs of older youth in foster care. The below trainings will help you learn how to respond to the common needs and behaviors of teens in foster care.
Completing These Trainings Will Prepare You To:
- Better understand trauma, attachment, and mental health challenges teens in foster care face.
- Learn how to respond to the complex needs of teens in foster care in a therapeutic way.
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This program is made possible from a grant between Children’s Home Society of Minnesota and Dakota County Social Services that seeks to respond to the need to provide homes for teens in foster care.