Webinar: Understanding and Coping with Behavior Problems in Children

Online Webinar

This workshop is organized by MN Adopt. This workshop will focus on seeing behavior problems as opportunities to better understand the foster or adopted child or youth.  We will focus on how understanding the purpose of behavior problems leads us to better interventions and solutions within the family context.  Here are some of the behavior

Circus of the Heart

Northern Star Scouting Base Camp 6202 Bloomington Road, Fort Snelling, MN

Circus of the Heart is a free event hosted by MN Adopt each November to celebrate adoption from foster care. The event honors families who have grown through adoption and provides information to those who are interested in adopting children and youth under state guardianship. The day includes: games, crafts, mascots, a petting zoo, pony rides,

Are You Still In This With Me? Holding Onto Your Couples Relationship When the Parenting Road is Tough

Gloria Dei Lutheran 700 Snelling Avenue South, Saint Paul, MN

This workshop is organized through MN Adopt. Parenting children is challenging at any stage when adults in a couple relationship differ in child expectations and responses. Add being adoptive parents of children with early trauma or attachment losses, and the likelihood of relational strain triples.  This interactive workshop is for parent couples seeking to actively

Workshop Series: Beyond Consequences, Logic & Control

MN Adopt 2446 University Ave West, Suite 104, Saint Paul, MN

These workshops are organized through MN Adopt. Please join adoptive mother and skilled trainer, Brenda Benning, as she offers new perspectives into your child’s behaviors, while offering real life techniques that can help regulate these same behaviors. This is a specialized training for families who are or may be parenting children with traumatic histories and/or attachment

Food and Eating-Related Problems Workshop

Children's Home - St. Paul Office 1605 Eustis Street, Saint Paul, MN

This workshop is organized through MN Adopt. Children who “steal,” hide and hoard food have “food maintenance syndrome (FMS).”  Children with FMS are fixated on having enough food and may eat from a dog’s dish or from the garbage can. They often devour food very rapidly as if fearing others will take his or her

Circus of the Heart

Minnesota Zoo 13000 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley, MN

Circus of the Heart is a free event hosted by MN Adopt each November to celebrate adoption from foster care. The event honors families who have grown through adoption and provides information to those who are interested in adopting children and youth under state guardianship. This year the event takes place at the Minnesota Zoo! The