Parent Education Resources


2017 Parent Education Resources

Parent education sessions [pdf]

2016 Parent Education Resources

Lola Osunkoya MA (Developing Racial Identity) see attachment

Sumitra Doerner, MA (Dating/Relationships) see attachment

Samantha Moe, MA (Mad2Glad Parent Coach) see attachment

Additional Resources

University of Minnesota, Adoption Medicine Clinic provides adoption-relevant medical and psychological/neuropsychological evaluation for adoptees from birth through age 18.

Phone: 612-624-1164

PACER Center for educational advocacy and support

Phone: 952.838.9000

Toll-free: 800.537.2237

Adoption Support Network website provides a list of trainings and articles

North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC), Post-Adoption Support Services (parent groups, training, etc)

Phone: 651-644-3036


Talking with Your Adopted Teen: Its Possible and Important” by Ellen Singer, LICSW 2003 on the NACAC website

“Lifelong Issues in Adoption” by Deborah N. Silverstein and Sharon Kaplan at

“Issues Facing Adult Adoptees” at


YouTube video: “Get Home Safely

YouTube video: “Stop the Violence

Mad2Glad Mindful Parenting video