Let’s Talk – The Overlooked Child (Part 2)
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
3d ago
In part two of this two-part series, we will focus on high school youth and how transition planning is crucial with this age group.  Just like part one, we’ll help make sure special education surrogates and foster parent voices, ideas, concerns are heard at special education meetings. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube The post Let’s Talk – The Overlooked Child (Part 2) appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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Let’s Talk – The Overlooked Child (Part 1)
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
2w ago
In part one of this two-part series, we will focus on elementary – middle school age children.  Don’t feel intimidated and disregarded!  Here’s how to make sure special education surrogates and foster parent voices, ideas and concerns are heard at special education meetings. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube The post Let’s Talk – The Overlooked Child (Part 1) appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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Let’s Talk – Lived Experiences and Complexities of Adoption
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
1M ago
Join us to hear how Amy Wilkerson, LICSW, helps individuals find the courage to live their lives authentically while staying in connection with themselves and others.  Amy is a transracial and international adoptee as well as licensed clinical social worker.  Through her private practice specializing in complex trauma, adoption, attachment, reunion, race, and identity building, Amy works with adoptive parents in pre and post adoption placements helping them understand the unique challenges and nuances that come with the experience of adoption. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Faceboo ..read more
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Let’s Talk – UMOJA [OO-mo-jah] is Swahili for unity!
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
1M ago
Join us to learn how UMOJA MN inspires families to reflect on the beautiful ways African Americans have contributed to the development of humanity.  Our guest, Queen Jacobs, is the program director at UMOJA MN and will share how the only culture camp of this nature in Minnesota (one of only four nationwide) helps springboard families into a lifelong pursuit of cultural competency; equipped to address subtle and overt forms of racism.  We’ll hear how they hope to accomplish this in only three days in length at this amazing camp! FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube The ..read more
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Let’s Talk – A Conversation to Authentically Support BIPOC Families
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
2M ago
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities face barriers from racism, discrimination, cultural insensitivity, and cultural stigma. Hear from Tatiana Bergum and Tatianna Kirk how the work they do transforms the lives of BIPOC underserved youth and young adults to support and empower them to take intentional steps to reach their full potential and ultimately reach back and help others. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube The post Let’s Talk – A Conversation to Authentically Support BIPOC Families appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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Let’s Talk – Human Trafficking in Minnesota and Beyond
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
2M ago
Please join us for a thought-provoking conversation with two human trafficking experts committed to achieving social justice. Our webinars cover sensitive topics such as grief, trauma, abuse, neglect, and sexual behaviors. We acknowledge these topics may be triggering or uncomfortable for some individuals. Please be mindful of your own boundaries and needs. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter The post Let’s Talk – Human Trafficking in Minnesota and Beyond appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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Let’s Talk – How to Regulate the Regulators – For School Professionals
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
3M ago
Please join us for a discussion on how we can support the regulatory systems of those supporting and regulating children. We have many offerings for children to learn regulation, but not many to support the school professionals or teachers in the trenches. Let’s change that and walk alongside the caregivers of our youth today. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter The post Let’s Talk – How to Regulate the Regulators – For School Professionals appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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Let’s Talk – What is a Special Education Surrogate?
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
3M ago
Martha Lippitt, Char Matheson, and Norma Graham (2023 Distinguished Service Award recipient) will share how they ensure quality and meaningful education for children under state guardianship through the services of Special Education surrogates. Learn how volunteers appointed by school districts or the courts serve and advocate for a free and appropriate education in place of the child’s parents. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter The post Let’s Talk – What is a Special Education Surrogate? appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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Let’s Talk – The Gifts We Can Give Our Youth Over the Holidays
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
4M ago
Please join us for a podcast conversation with TJ Hewett, a licensed independent clinical social worker. We will discuss how can we prepare our youth for the holidays and be mindful of transitions: love, connection, and tradition are gifts we can give. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter The post Let’s Talk – The Gifts We Can Give Our Youth Over the Holidays appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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Let’s Talk – ‘Twas the Night Before Holiday Break
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by Education, Foster Adopt Minnesota
4M ago
Make your list and check it twice before the holiday season approaches!  Learn from two school based mental health providers how to keep silent nights where all is calm and bright during your holiday break. FOSTER ADOPT MINNESOTA Website | Facebook | Youtube | Twitter The post Let’s Talk – ‘Twas the Night Before Holiday Break appeared first on Foster Adopt Minnesota ..read more
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