Welcome to the Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate (PACC)

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Program is currently full - for information about the 2014-2015 program, please contact:

JaeRan Kim, Program Coordinator at: 612-626-3831 or blev0001@umn.edu

If you are a mental health or child welfare professional interested in increasing your knowledge on adoption and permanency practice, we invite you to learn more about the Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate (PACC) program offered through the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare at the University of Minnesota.

Through 13 in-class sessions, 2 online sessions and 6 post-training clinical case consultation and supervision sessions, participants have the opportunity to earn the PACC Certificate, which includes the nationally-recognized Training in Adoption Competency (TAC) developed by the Center for Adoption Support and Education (CASE).

Recognition and Awards

Senator Amy Klobuchar nominates CASCW for Angels in Adoption

CASCW staff receiving Angels in Adoption award from Senator Amy Klobuchar

Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) nominated CASCW to be one of the 2012 Angels in Adoption for our work in adoption and permanency, which includes the Permanency and Adoption Competency Certificate (PACC). The award was presented at a gala held in Washington, D.C. on September 11-12, 2012.

View the full press release here.

For more images of the event, please visit our Facebook page.


Jae Ran Kim
219 Peters Hall
1404 Gortner Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55108

Ph: 612-626-3831

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