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April 2006Vol. 7, No. 3Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through July 2006 include:


  • Methamphetamine and Child Welfare Conference for Child Welfare and Alcohol and Drug Agency Directors
    The Children's Bureau and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
    May 8–9, Washington, DC
    Directors will receive invitations.
  • What It Takes: Promising Practices and Collaboration for Families with Substance Abuse and Child Welfare Issues
    American Humane Association's Rocky Mountain Quality Improvement Center
    May 16–17, Phoenix/Mesa, AZ
  • The Pathways to Adulthood National Independent Living/Transitional Living Conference
    National Child Welfare Resource Center for Youth Development
    May 17–19, Portland, OR
  • America's Families: We All Play a Supporting Role
    Prevent Child Abuse America
    May 21–24, San Diego, CA
  • 2006 Juvenile Justice National Symposium: Building Successful Alliances to Improve Outcomes
    Child Welfare League of America
    May 31–June 2, San Francisco, CA


  • We Belong to Each Other: 2006 Conference and Skills Building Institutes on Family Group Decision Making
    American Humane Association
    June 5–8, San Antonio, TX
  • Many Paths, One Direction: Strategies for Achieving Lasting Reform in Child Welfare
    The Children's Bureau 2006 Meeting of States and Tribes
    June 20–22, Arlington, VA
    Participants will receive invitations.
  • APSAC 14th Annual Colloquium
    The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
    June 21–24, Nashville, TN
  • First Annual Conference: Parenting Traumatized Children
    Attachment Disorder Network
    June 22–24, Norcross, GA


  • 20th Annual Conference: Treatment Foster Care: Withstanding the Test of Time
    Foster Family-Based Treatment Association
    July 16–19, Pittsburgh, PA
  • The 9th National Child Welfare Data and Technology Conference
    The National Resource Center for Child Welfare Data and Technology
    July 19–21, Washington, DC

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