Let's Talk: A MN ADOPT Podcast

Let's Talk: A MN ADOPT Podcast


Latest Episodes

Let’s Talk – Disruption/Dissolution of Adoptions
June 22, 2022

Join us for the very complex and difficult topic of disruption and dissolution of pre-adoption or adoptive families. We’ll look at the grief, trauma, and how to hold compassion for…

Let’s Talk – Zero Kids Waiting Series: Episode 1: Recruitment
June 08, 2022

Join ZKW Recruitment Coordinator, Kim Sacay, to learn more about the many Minnesota children waiting for safe, loving, and permanent families. Kim will fill us in about the need, the…

Let’s Talk – Family Matters: A Conversation About Transracial Families and Kinship Care
May 25, 2022

Nefertiti Austin, author of the bestseller Motherhood So White joins us today to discuss the complications and nuances of providing kinship care and caring for children of color in white…

Let’s Talk – Foster Care 101 – Part 13: Family Impact on Foster Care
May 11, 2022

Join us as Brandon Jensen helps foster parents navigate the impact of foster care on their relationships.   MN ADOPT Website: www.mnadopt.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mnADOPT Youtube: https:

Let’s Talk – Foster Care 101 – Part 12: Children’s Mental Health
April 27, 2022

Children and youth coming into out of home care often have deep experiences of trauma which can lead to or exacerbate underlying mental health concerns.  Join us to learn more…

Let’s Talk – Foster Care 101 – Part 11: Trauma 101
April 13, 2022

When caring for children in foster care, it is important that foster parents understand trauma.  Join us as Kirsten Langerman helps us unpack the basics of trauma in foster care.…

Let’s Talk – Parental Postadoption Depression: Reframing Expectations
March 30, 2022

In this podcast, featuring Karen J. Foli, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, an expert on parental postadoption depression (PAD), the discussion will include a description of PAD symptoms, and the research…

Let’s Talk – Foster Care 101 – Part 10: Grief & Loss in Foster Care
March 16, 2022

Grief is part of the foster care journey. Dr. Kathryn Markell and Dr. Marc Markell will help us explore how grief impacts foster children, foster parents, and families of origin…

Let’s Talk – Foster Care 101 – Part 9: Navigating Complex Relationships in Foster Care
March 02, 2022

Join us as Brandon Jensen talks about the complicated relationships in the foster care community.   MN ADOPT Website: www.mnadopt.org Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mnADOPT Youtube: https://www.yo

Let’s Talk – Foster Care 101 – Part 8: The Many Moves of Foster Care
February 16, 2022

Learn what happens when a child is removed from their home, how it impacts children, and how we as foster parents can help them navigate these moves more effectively. Wendy…