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Dec/Jan 2006Vol. 6, No. 10Conferences

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


  • 2006 National Conference: Building on Success: Providing Today's Youth With Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow (Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention; January 9–13; Washington, DC)
  • APSAC Advanced Training Institutes (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children; January 23; San Diego, CA)
  • 20th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment (The Chadwick Center for Children and Families at Children's Hospital—San Diego; January 23–27; San Diego, CA)


  • CSWE Annual Program Meeting: Social Justice Through Social Reform (Council on Social Work Education; February 16–19; Chicago, IL)
  • 19th Annual Research Conference—A System of Care for Children's Mental Health: Expanding the Research Base (Research & Training Center for Children's Mental Health; February 22–25; Tampa, FL)
  • Children 2006: Securing Brighter Futures (Child Welfare League of America; February 27 through March 1; Washington, DC)


  • 2006 AMCHP Annual Conference (Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs; March 4–8; Arlington, VA)
  • Parents as Teachers Conference: Understanding Human Diversity (Parents as Teachers National Center; March 20–23; St. Louis, MO)
  • 11th Biennial International Conference (Family Support America; March 26–29; Chicago, IL)


  • The 25th National CASA Annual Conference: Children: They're Everybody's Business (National CASA Association; April 1–4; San Diego, CA)
  • 24th Annual Protecting Our Children Conference: Advocacy and Action: Building Alliances in Indian Child Welfare (National Indian Child Welfare Association; April 2–5; San Diego, 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: