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Child Foster Care
Child Foster Care Licensing
Blue Earth County Lending Library
Blue Earth County Human Services has purchased training materials (books and DVDs) for you use in your home. Contact your
to obtain the materials.
Foster Care and Adoptive Community
Register on this
. Choose a training. These are prepaid by Blue Earth County.
offers statewide trainings for families and professionals including some new options for those who cannot attend in person, such as on-line offerings.
National Foster Parent Association (NFPA)
provides educational opportunities for their members.
Minnesota Department of Human Services
Children’s Mental Health Video
Foster Parent College
opportunities for a reasonable fee.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
that are generally free.
Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare
School Mental Health
A collection of seven free online series of
related to child and adolescent trauma.
children and adolescents cope with violence and disasters.
Their annual national Ted and Dr. Roberta
Mann Foundation Symposium
about children and young adults with mental health and learning disabilities.
Cenpatico University Foster Care EDU
with no cost.
Realistic Expectations for Kinship Families
Normalcy Parenting Standards
for all providers.
How To Become Licensed
Child Foster Care Rates
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