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2021

#20210609 Blechner, Maris:  The Invisible Realities of Successful Adoption  (June 2021)

#20210526_1 Clark, Barb: What is FASD & How Can I Help? (May 2021)

#20210526  Gibney, Shannon:  Navigating Race and Identity  (May 2021)

#20210517 McLemore, Adrian & Sanders, Michael:  Strength-Based Mindset: A Guided Discussion  (May 2021)

#20210513 Dworkin, Jodi:  Understanding Social Media Use of Youth in Care (May 2021)

#20210511 Dinwoodie, April:  Collective Experiences and a Deeper Understanding of Racial Identity-Part 2  (May 2021)

#20210504 Dinwoodie, April:  Collective Experiences and a Deeper Understanding of Racial Identity-Part 1  (May 2021)

#20210510 McMahon, Deena, Langerman, Kirsten & Miller, Jessica:  The Talk – An Honest Conversation with a Therapist, a Social Worker, and a Foster Parent (free webinar) (May 2021)

#20210426 Land, Mary-Jo:  Come Play with Me!  (free webinar) (April 2021)

#20210423 Johnson, Gary:  ADHD-How to Help (April 2021)

#20210422 Rooney, Mariah:  ACEs in Real Life: Caring for and Parenting Children Who Have Experienced ACEs (April 2021)

#20210421 Rossow, Kim:  How to Talk to Your Child About Sex (April 2021)

#20210416 Goodman, Denise:  Connecting and Re-connecting with our Children and Teens  (April 2021) (available until Oct 20, 2021)

#20210415  Bernard, Naijean:  Building a Strong Racial Identity in African American Children Through Hair Care (free webinar) (April 2021)

#20210413:  Joyce, Charley & De Coteau, Tami:  How Providing Foster Care Can Impact Relationships within Families and the Community  (free webinar) (April 2021)

#20210409 O’Brien, Pat:  Laughter for the Health of It: How to Ease the Stresses, Tensions, and Pains of Parenting and Everyday Life Through the Use of Laughter  (April 2021)

#20210407 Duncan, Rev. Catherine:  Neuroplasticity: Rewire Your Brain, Change Your Life  (April 2021)

#20210406 Maxon, Allison Davis:  Seven Core Issues in Kinship Families  (April 2021)

#20210329 Morrighan, Amber:  I’m Caring for a Child With Attachment and Trauma Issues: Now What? (Part 2 of 2) (March 2021)

#20210329 Gaines, Dr. John:  Defy the Odds:  A Whole Child Perspective (March 2021) (Available until September 29,, 2021)

#20210324 Greene, Ross W. : Collaborative & Proactive Solutions: Understanding Helping Kids with Concerning Behavior (March 2021) (Available until March 25, 2022)

#20210315 Morrighan, Amber:  I’m Caring for a Child With Attachment and Trauma Issues: Now What?  (March 2021)

#20210311 Harvey, Jennifer & O’Connor, Robert:  Parenting Children of Color:  A Call to Introspection, Awareness, and Action! (March 2021)

#20210310 Krug, Ellen:  Transgender 101  (March 2021)

#20210304 Netzel, Natalie & Coonce, Misty:  Know Your Rights: Kinship Families (March 2021)

#20210224 Nelson, Krista: Strategies for Parenting Your Testing Teen (February 2021)

#20210218 McMahon, Deena & Luther, Lucius Reconciling the Grief of Unmet Expectations (February 2021)

#20210209 McLemore, Adrian: All Behavior has MEANING!  (February, 2021)

#20210126 Clark, Barb: FASD: Strategies to Deal with the Big 3 (January 2021)

#20210121 Arnold, Adam: Closing the Gap: Anxiety in Foster and Adopted Children & Adolescents  (January 2021)

#20210120 Moore, Karen: Being a Permanency Competent Professional: What Does That Mean and How Do I Do It? (January 2021)

2020

#20201207 Harris, Michael: The FASD Parenting Mindset: Eight Habits that Will Upgrade Your Parenting from Stuck to Unstoppable  (December 2020)

#20201120 Le Roux, Maude: Sensory Processing and Attachment, Part 4 (of 4)  (November 2020)

#20201113 Le Roux, Maude: Sensory Processing and Attachment, Part 3 (of 4)  (November 2020)

#20201102 Van Brunt, Heather:  HELP Program Overview (free to view on our Youtube channel)  (November 2020)

#20201030 Le Roux, Maude: Sensory Processing and Attachment, Part 2 (of 4)  (October 2020)

#20201022 Le Roux, Maude: Sensory Processing and Attachment, Part 1 (of 4)  (October 2020)

#20201007 Hofmann, Kevin: Lessons From the Life – What Every Transracial Parent Should Know  (October 2020)

#20201006 Starch, Robin & Slaby, Rebecca: Moving Beyond “Inclusiveness”: Using Anti-Bias Education Theory to Create the Conditions of Belonging  (October 2020)

#20201005 Siek, Heather:  Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD): Tips and Interventions to Help Children with FASDs Succeed (October 2020)

#2020930 Lochen, Steve: Transitioning Kids from Foster to Adoptive Homes (September 2020)

#20200929 Delaney, Rick & Joyce, Charley:  Relatively Speaking: Addressing Children’s Emotional and Behavioral Challenges  (September 2020)

#20200923 Nelson, Krista:  Navigating the Teen Years as an Adoptive Parent (September 2020)

#20200916 Gearity, Anne: COVID: It’s Still Here! Supporting Families and Ourselves Through Unprecedented Times (September 2020)

#20200723 –  Summers, Amie & Rooney, Mariah: Reliable Paths to Regulation (July 2020)

#20200624 – McLemore, Adrian: From Policy to Practice – Unpacking the NO!  (June 2020)

#20200611 – Gustafson, Kimara: Common Medical Conditions for Adopted or Foster Care Children  (June 2020)

#20200602 – Blaustein, Margaret:  Caregiving Through a Trauma Lens: Core Skills for Parents and Providers  (free webinar) (June 2020)

#20200520 – Joyce, Charley:  FOR PROFESSIONALS- Visitation and Transitions/Grief and Loss in Foster Care for Child Welfare Professionals  (May 2020)

#20200429 – Minnesota Dept of Human Services: Dept. of Human Services, Child Safety and Permanency Division, Listening Session for Foster, Adoptive, and Kinship Families (free webinar) (April 2020)

#20200421 – Markell, Marc: Helping Ourselves, Children and Teens Grieve (April 2020)

#20200413 – Lingras, Katherine: The Impact of Trauma on Children’s Development: What to Know and What You Can Do!  (April 2020)

#20200303 – Quinn, Jenna: Preventing, Recognizing, and Responding to Child Sexual Abuse (March 2020)

 #20200225- Badeau, Sue: Put Your Own Oxygen Mask on First: The Importance of Understanding Secondary Trauma and Practicing Self-Care (February 2020)

#20200204 – Taylor, Melissa: Kids Hair Fundamentals (free webinar) (February 2020)

#20200131 – Wirta-Leiker, Chaitra: Strategies to Support Positive Racial Identity Development in Transracial Adoption (January 2020)

2019

#20191203 – Wolff, Wendy: Handle With Care: Navigating Children’s Birth Family Connections (December 2019)

#20191119 – Siek, Heather: Understanding Children 0-5 from a Developmental Lens (November 2019)

#20191106 (1192) – Morales, Ed: When Child Protection Calls: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Child Protection (November 2019)

#20191001 – Yeager, Catherine: Autism Spectrum Disorders: What They Are (and What They Are Not) (October 2019)

 #20190924 – Wood, Eva: Creating Inclusive Homes & Services for LGBTQ+ Youth in Our Care (September 2019)

#20190910 – Brogger, Jessica & Skallet, Heidi Ombisa: Adoption Agency Recruitment and Placement Requirements under the Multiethnic Placement Act and the Interethnic Adoption Provisions (free webinar) (September 2019)

#20190815 – Krause, Lisa: Beyond Bubble Baths and Yoga: Self- Care for Parents (August 2019)

#20190725 – Joyce, Charley: Grief and Loss in Foster Care, It’s Complicated! (July 2019)

#20190624- Ladd, Sarah & Stoos, Tammi: Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation: Basics for Foster and Adoptive Families (free webinar)  (June 2019)

#20190604 – Naftzger, Katie: The Power of Words – What to Say to Your Adopted Teen and Why…. (June 2019)

#20190530 – Spencer, Mary Jo: Healing the Whole Child; Comprehensive Child Wellness Assessments for Adopted, Fostered, or Kinship Care Children (May 2019)

#20190404 – Morales, Ed: From 0-60 and Back Again: De-escalation and Crisis Management for Parents (April 2019)

#20190409 – Frazier, M; Graves, C; Ladd, S; Skallet, H: Finding Forever Families for Trafficked or Exploited Youth (free webinar) (April 2019)

#20190319 – Arnold, Adam: Screen Attachment (March 2019)

#20190227 – Benning, Brenda & Coonce, Misty: Reframing Respite Care (February 2019)

#20190220 – Feigh, Alison: Navigating Virtual Playground, Part 1 (February 2019)

#20190130 – Dunphy, Natalie: Developmental Repair: a framework and tools to support distressed children (January 2019)

2018

#20181106 – Harris, Michael: Becoming The Parent Your Child with FASD Needs (November 2018)

#20180815 – Delaney, Richard: Understanding and Coping With Behavior Problems in Children (August 2018)

#20180613 – Bystrom, Janet: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation 2.0: Essential Updates for Parenting Queer and Trans Youth of Today (June 2018)

#1179 – Ketola, Jeanne: A Different Lens–Retooling Parenting Relationships for Children With FASD & Trauma 

#1178 – Buckley, Paul: Eyes Wide Open – How Looking Into Our Own Hearts Helps Heal the Wounds of Others

#1177 – Summers, Amie & Starkey, Tammy: Sensory Equipment for Children and Teens

#1176 – Lockhart, Sarah: Caregiving after Trauma: The Effects of Witnessing Violence on Children

#1175 – Townsend, Jennifer: Engaging and Serving Kinship Adoptive Families

#1174 – Brown, Jerrod: FASD and Juvenile Justice System

2017

#1172 – Delaney, Dr. Richard: Getting to Yes-Helping Parents with Children Who Are Non-compliant and Defiant

#1171 – Lindh, Jennifer Gallagher: Child Sexual Behavior: Dispelling the Myths

#1169 – Dinwoodie, April: Have You Ever Started a Conversation About Race?

#1167 – Skallet, Heidi Ombisa:  Northstar Care (free webinar)

#1166 – Clark, Barb:  Strategies for Parents & Schools

#1165 – Benning, Brenda: Beyond Consequences For Professionals

#1164 – Rennicke, PhD, Courtney: Safe Brains Learn Best

#1163 – Bengtson, Charline:  Understanding Feeding, Eating & Attachment

#1162- Gross, Amy:  Neuropsychological Evaluations: What Parents Need to Know

#1161 – Smalley, Betsy: Telling the Truth and Making Sense of the Past

#1160 – Fletcher, Kari: The Impact of FASD on Foster & Adoptive Families

2016

#1159 – Buckley, Paul: Marital Conflict- The Hidden Hurt of Foster Care and Adoption

#1158 – Smith, Dr. Darron: Mommy Am I Next?: Discussing White on Black Racism with Transracial Adoptees

#1157 – Heagle, Kelly: Navigating the Special Education System: Advocating Effectively for Your Child

#1156 – Benning, Brenda:  School’s Starting, Are you & Your Child Ready?

#1155 – Benning, Brenda: School’s Out, Now What?!

#1154 – Pieper, Kelly and Bast, Christina: Talking with Children About Foster Care and Adoption

#1152 – McMahon, Deena: Reactive Attachment Disorder: Throughout the Lifespan

#1151 – Markworth, Terssa: When Adult Adoptees Return Home: A Parent’s Perspective

#1150 – Rowell, Dr. Katja: Beyond Picky Eating: End the Power Struggles and Support Nutrition & Health Growth

2015

#1149 – Coleman, Dr. Maya and Wipfler, Patty: Hand in Hand Parenting: Simple Practice that Heal Children with Trauma

#1148 – Harris, Bonnie: “What’s the Meaning of This?” Getting a New Perspective on Your Child’s Behavior

#1147 – Benning, Brenda: Online Consultation: Self-injurious Behaviors among Adopted Adolescents

#1145 – Clark, Barb: What You Need to Know About Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

#1144 – Arnold, Adam: How to Engage with Adopted Teens

#1143 – Hansen, Brad: Preparing for Guardianship and Accessing Social Security, Disability Income, and Supplemental Security Income

#1141 – Anderson Pascual, Ryan: Personal Care Assistant Services- What Are They and How Do I Access Them?

#1140 – Benning, Brenda: Online Consultation on Defiance & Disrespect: Battles with Homework and Chores

#1139 – Johnson, Jen Daulman: Accessing Health Care- Medical Assistance

#1138 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Reactive Attachment Disorder, The Developmental Perspective

2014

#1137 – Benning, Brenda: Online Consultation: Lying, Stealing, Anger and Defiance

#1135 – Nietz, Lauren: Developmental Repair- Relating to Dysregulated Children

#1134 – Dannen, Susan: Understanding the Oppositional Child #1134

#1133 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Resolving Deliberate Self-Harm Among Adopted & Foster Youth

#1132 – McMahon, Deena: Addressing Parental Grief as a Normative Crisis

#1131 – Fallon, Michele: Understanding & Working with Birth Parents to Promote resiliency in Out-of-Home Placements

#1130 – Nelson, Krista: The Unique Perspectives of Adolescent Attachment (Part 2)

#1129 – Fletcher, Kari: Overcoming Blame & Strengthening Families Living with FASD

2013

#1128 – Nelson, Krista: The Unique Perspectives of Adolescent Attachment (Part 1)

#1127 – Feigal, Tina: Transforming Challenging Behavior: Present Moment Parenting

#1126 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Going Forward: Transitioning from Foster Care to Adoption

#1125 – Seymour, Jane: Helping Children with Sexualized Behaviors (Part 2)

#1124 – Kris LaFleur and Salo, Janet: Kinship Caregivers- Choosing the Right Path

2012

#1123 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Addressing Sibling Placements in Adoption

#1122 – Markworth, Terssa: Communicating with Birth Family: An Adoptive Mother’s Experience

#1121 – Seymour, Jane: Helping Children with Sexualized Behaviors (Part 1)

#1120 – Verrier, Nancy: Who Am I? Dealing with Genetic Confusion in the Adoptive Family & Beyond

#1119 – Keck, Dr. Gregory: Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow

#1118 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Understanding Complex Trauma

2011

#1116 – Keck, Dr. Julie and Dr. Heike Minnich: Medical and Mental Health Needs of Internationally Adopted Children

#1115 – Keck, Dr. Gregory: Parenting Adopted Adolescents: Understanding Their Journey

#1114 – Markworth, Terssa: Helping Adopted & Foster Youth Transition to Adult Living: A Parent’s Perspective

#1113 – Fletcher, Kari: Nutritional Interventions for Children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

#1112 – McMahon, Deena: Sexually Abused Children in Adoption & Foster Care

#1111 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Understanding Behavioral Problems in Special Needs Adopted Children

#1110 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Family Dynamics in Adoption: The Impact of a Special Needs Child

2010

#1109 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Pathways to Permanency

#1108 – Nelson, Krista: Adolescence, RAD & Attachment: Guiding Adopted Teens Towards Adulthood

#1107 – Delaney, Dr. Richard J.: Helping Troubled Adopted Children with Complex Trauma Histories

#1106 – Buckley, Paul: Avoiding Power Struggles & Healing Hearts

#1105 – O’Connor, Robert: Ideas for Increasing Biculturalism in Transracial Families

#1104 – Raun, Wendylee and McMahon, Deena: The Mosaic, When RAD Meets FASD

2009

#1103 – Fletcher, Kari: Calming the Holidays for Children with Sensory Differences

#1102 – Fletcher, Kari: Back to School with FASD

#1101 – McMahon, Deena: Tough Questions, No Easy Answers

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