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Foster Care and Adoption Support

Whether you’re a foster parent, birth parent, adoptive parent, kinship caregiver, sibling or another family member— we all can benefit from a little support. Fraser Foster Care & Adoption Support helps families cope with grief, loss and trauma experienced from out-of-home placements to improve parent-child relationships.

If your family is concerned about your child’s attachment, development, mood, challenging behaviors, navigating open adoption relationships or other difficulties, we can help.

Adopted or foster children may also have mental health issues that include:
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Attachment disorders
  • Disruptive behavior disorders
  • Mood disorders
  • Trauma-related disorders

Trust in Our Experience

Fraser has several decades of experience providing mental health services for children and families. Foster Care & Adoption Support provides specialized support, therapy and skill-building, so your child can thrive socially and emotionally in a stable, supportive home

Fraser Foster Care & Adoption Support staff are certified by the University of Minnesota Permanency & Adoption Certificate Program (PACC) and have participated in the Training in Adoption Competency (TAC) program. Some staff are trained in Attachment Bio-Behavioral Catchup (ABC), Trauma-Informed Child Parent Psychotherapy (TI-CPP), Circle of Security and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT). Our staff helps families manage the unique challenges faced by foster and adoptive families.

Foster Care and Adoption Support includes:
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Psychological evaluations
  • County-referred parenting assessments
  • Children’s Mental Health Targeted Case Management
  • Individual and Family Therapy
  • Parent guidance
  • Support groups
  • Preschool Day Treatment