Amy Turgeon, MSW, LICSW

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Foster Adopt MN

2446 University Ave W, Suite 140
St. Paul, MN 55114

P: 612-861-7115

Amy has her Bachelor’s of Social Work degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead, and her Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of North Dakota and is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. Amy has 17 years of experience working in foster care/adoption agencies and chemical dependency residential settings in North Dakota and Minnesota. Amy brings with her knowledge regarding the child welfare systems, advocacy for foster care/adoption/kinship youth and families, parent education, understanding of trauma histories, and mental health diagnoses. She is passionate about advocacy, family preservation, assisting in finding resources for families and youth, especially in rural areas, as well as macro level issues and barriers in adoption and foster care systems.

Practice Area: Adoption Specialty Agency or Organization, Foster Care Specialty Agency or Organization
Licensure: LICSW
Region: East Central, North Central, North East, North West, South East, South West, Twin Cities - Metro, West Central
Population: Adults
Type of Therapy/Service: Adoption - Adoptive Parent Services, Crisis Intervention/Stabilization, Post-Adoption Resource and Referral, Post-Adoption Education and Support, Resource and Referrals
Specialities: Adoption and Child Welfare History, Adoption Transitions, Adoptive Parents, Attachment Issues, Behavior Issues, Education/School Issues/Truancy, Foster Care, LGBTQ+, Post Adoption Services, Support Groups, Transracial, Trauma/Complex Trauma

* "Permanency services" includes reunification, guardianship, & kinship care.

** "Permanency" includes reunification, guardianship, & kinship care. "Neurodevelopmental issues" includes ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, &FASD.