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February 2004Vol. 5, No. 1Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through May 2004 include:

March 2004

  • 20th National Symposium on Child Abuse (National Children's Advocacy Center; March 16 through 19, Huntsville, AL)
  • Center for Child and Family Well-being Conference: "The Effects of Violence on Children, Families, and Communities" (Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research; March 25 through 26, Bryn Mawr, PA)

April 2004

  • 22nd Annual "Protecting Our Children" Conference: "Putting Our Minds Together to Leave No Indian Child Behind" (National Indian Child Welfare Association; April 4 through 7, Denver, CO)
  • 2004 Pathways to Adulthood National Independent Living/Transitional Living Conference (Children's Bureau and Family and Youth Services Bureau; April 13 through 15, Washington, DC)
  • Putting it Together Seminar (Independent Living Resources, Inc.; April 20 through 24, Raleigh Durham, NC)
  • 7th National Child Welfare Data Conference: "Making IT Work: Systems, Data, Policy and Practice" (National Resource Center for Information Technology in Child Welfare; April 21 through 23, Arlington, VA)
  • Joint Council on International Children's Services Annual Medical Institute and Conference (April 28 through May 1, Washington, DC)

May 2004

  • Finding Better Ways 2004: "Responding to the Changing Faces of Residential Services" (Child Welfare League of America; May 3 through 5, Atlanta, GA)
  • 34th Annual Education Conference (National Foster Parent Association; May 10 through 15, Orlando, FL)
  • Family Support America's 10th Biennial National Conference (May 12 through 15, Chicago, IL)
  • Teleconference: Implementing a Program-Wide Anger Management Intervention (Walker Trieschman Center-CWLA; May 13)
  • "Spreading the Magic of Prevention" (Prevent Child Abuse America; May 16 through 19, Disney World Resort, FL)

Further details about national and regional adoption and child welfare conferences can be found in the Conference Calendar on Child Welfare Information Gateway: