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May 2005Vol. 6, No. 4Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through August 2005 include:

June 2005

  • NDACAN Summer Research Institute (National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect; June 1 through 5; Ithaca, NY)
  • 2005 Conference on Family Group Decision Making (American Humane; June 8 through 11; Long Beach, CA)
  • APSAC's 13th Annual Colloquium (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children; June 15 through 18; New Orleans, LA)
  • 2005 Building on Family Strengths Conference (Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health at Portland State University; June 23 through 25; Portland, OR)
  • Investigation and Prosecution of Child Fatalities and Physical Abuse (American Prosecutors Research Institute; June 27 through July 1; Denver, CO)

July 2005

  • 27th Annual Conference "Don't Gamble with Truth in Adoption" (American Adoption Congress; July 6 through 10; Las Vegas, NV)
  • 9th International Family Violence Research Conference (Family Research Laboratory & Crimes Against Children Research Center; July 10 through 13; Portsmouth, NH)
  • Children's Bureau's 8th National Child Welfare Data Conference "Assuring Positive Outcomes for Children and Families: It's A Team Effort" (National Resource Center for Child Welfare Data and Technology; July 20 through 22; Washington, DC)
  • 19th Annual Conference on Treatment Foster Care (Foster Family-Based Treatment Association; July 24 through 27; Atlanta, GA)

August 2005

  • 2005 NACAC Conference (North American Council on Adoptable Children; August 3 through 6; Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 6th National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (National Children's Advocacy Center and the Association for Sexual Abuse Prevention; August 10 through 12; Huntsville, AL)
  • 28th National Children's Law Conference (National Association of Counsel for Children; August 25 through 28; Hollywood, CA)

Further details about national and regional adoption and child welfare conferences can be found through the "Conference Calendar Search" feature on Child Welfare Information Gateway at