Parents of internationally adopted children diagnosed with disabilities are needed to participate in a research study. The purpose of the study is to inform adoption practices and improve adoption supports for families. Participants need to be parents of a child adopted internationally who is under the age of 21 who has a physical or mental health diagnosis. The children need to have been in a hospitalization program, residential or group home, or were re-adopted by another family. Participation requires a 60 to 90 minute interview, and all information is protected and confidential. The study has been approved by the University of Minnesota Institutional Review Board.
Beyond Consequences Training and Support--10 Session Series (Bloomington, MN) 06/06/2013
Jun 6th, 2013
This is a specialized training for families who are or may be parenting children with a traumatic history and/or attachment issues. It will provide hands-on skills training based on Heather Forbes’ work. You will gain new insight into your child’s behaviors and real life techniques to regulate the emotions driving those behaviors. While practic... [read more and register]
MN ADOPT is presenting a conference for adoptive, foster, kinship
parents and professionals on
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Learn new parenting strategies from internationally published author, Heather Forbes
Helping prospective parents form or expand their families, and assisting foster, and kinship families strengthen their ties
Serving as a resource to the community by providing information, referral, education and advocacy related to adoption and foster care issues
Your donation assures that we will find families for the 468 children in immediate need of families.
Questions about adopting in Minnesota? Need resources after finalization?
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Call MN ADOPT at 612-861-7115 or toll free at
WHO ARE WE? Minnesota Adoption Resource Network Since 1980,
Minnesota Adoption Resource Network (MARN), a 501(3)c, non-profit, has been the state's only
organization solely dedicated to finding families for Minnesota's
children. MARN is not a child-placing agency, giving us the ability to
fully advocate for children needing families.
IS MN ADOPT?
MN ADOPT is a program contracted by the Department of Human
Services through the Minnesota Adoption Resource Network.
MN ADOPT is dedicated to supporting and sustaining families who adopt
Minnesota Waiting Children by providing online resources and referrals
to therapeutic and crisis services, support groups, adoption information
and comprehensive training opportunities.
MN ADOPT welcomes inquiries about how to begin and prepare for
the adoption process, adoption assistance and expenses and how agencies
and counties facilitate adoption of Minnesota Waiting Children. Contact
us at 1.866.303.6276 or email at