Live Trainings - In-Person or Live Webinars
April 8, 6-8pm Building a Mindful Foundation for Healthy Child Development
April 14, 12-1:30pm Navigating Birth Family Dynamics as a Foster Provider
April 27, 1-3pm The Impact of Early Trauma
April 30, 10-11:30 Promoting Healthy Sexual Boundaries and Conversations
Open to the Community - Additional April MNAdopt Webinars are Free
See offerings here:
Open to the Community - FREE virtual training with LiveMoreScreenLess.orgTuesday, April 27th, 6-7:30pm Parenting in a Digital Age: Steps toward wellbeing
Learn tactics to address the challenges and resources specifically designed to help you navigate life with Digital Natives. You are not alone in the struggle.
This training is for parents, professionals, and community members.
Sign up for this free training via our registration link:
Or contact Ashley at
You will receive 1.5 contact hours/certificate of attendance (no CEU’s)
"On Demand" Webinars
Exclusively for Anoka County Foster Parents
Coupon codes will be emailed to Anoka County licensed providers at the beginning of each month. Providers will have free access to each webinar only during the designated month. Providers may also contact their foster care social worker to obtain the code.
Foster Parent College Blended Pre-Service Curriculum
A joint effort between the Minnesota Department of Human Services and County Social Services Agencies using the Foster Parent College curriculum. The Minnesota Child Welfare Training System (MCWTS) has a contract with Foster Parent College to offer their blended Pre-service training to foster parents. It is a blend of online and in-person training.
Registration for the Spring Sessions is now closed. Please check back for information about the Fall Session.
View the Pre-Service Training Flyer here.
The pre-service training blends four classroom schedule sessions and 10 online courses on FosterParentCollege.com.
In between each meeting, trainees will view several online courses to prepare for the next meeting to discuss content, ask questions, and learn more about caring for children in foster care.
All meetings take place from 6-9pm in room 237 of the Anoka County Government Center. Doors will be open 15 minutes prior to the training start times. Please use the main entrance across from Wells Fargo Bank.
If deemed necessary due to COVID-19 recommendations these sessions will be held online via Zoom.
To register, or for more information, contact:
Heather Lance | 763-324-1226 | [email protected]
26th Annual Anoka County Fall Foster Provider Conference
The 2020 Fall Conference has been Cancelled.
Please check back for information on the next fall conference that will be held in October of 2021.
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