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Dec/Jan 2007Vol. 7, No. 9Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through April 2007 include:


  • 21st Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment
    The Chadwick Center for Children and Families
    January 22–26, San Diego, CA
  • The National Conference on Substance Abuse, Child Welfare, and the Courts
    Putting the Pieces Together for Children and Families

    Children and Family Futures
    January 31–February 2, Anaheim, CA


  • Symposium 2007
    A Place to Call Home

    National Network for Youth
    February 4–7, Washington, DC
  • 3rd International Conference on Post Adoption Policy and Practice
    Adoption Connections Training Institute: OneWorld Network
    February 19–21, Cambridge, MA
  • BACW 2007 Annual Conference
    Celebrating Our Legacy: The Gateway to New Village Leadership in Child Welfare

    Black Administrators in Child Welfare, Inc.
    February 22–24, Baltimore, MD
  • CWLA 2007 National Conference
    Children 2007: Raising Our Voices for Children

    Child Welfare League of America
    February 26–28, Washington, DC


  • AAC's 28th International Conference
    Take the Freedom Trail to Truth in Adoption

    American Adoption Congress
    March 7–10, Wakefield, MA
  • 23rd National Symposium on Child Abuse
    It's All About the Children

    The National Children's Advocacy Center
    March 20–23, Huntsville, AL


  • Parents as Teachers Conference 2007
    Why Research Matters: Bringing Research and Practice to Daily Parenting

    April 2–5, St. Louis, MO
  • 25th Annual "Protecting Our Children" National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    Reconciliation in Child Welfare: Touchstones of Hope for Indigenous Children, Youth, and Families

    National Indian Child Welfare Association
    April 15–18, Oklahoma City, OK
  • 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    Protecting Children, Promoting Healthy Families, and Preserving Communities

    Children's Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect
    April 16–21, Portland, OR

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