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July/August 2008Vol. 9, No. 6Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through October 2008 include:


  • 31st National Juvenile and Family Law Conference
    National Association of Counsel for Children
    August 3–6, Savannah, GA
  • Scaling the Summit Institute
    Western Regional Recruitment and Retention Project of the Butler Institute for Families at the Graduate School of Social Work, University of Denver, and the Children's Bureau
    August 5–6, Denver, CO


  • The 21st Annual National Independent Living Conference
    Growing Pains 2008

    Daniel Memorial
    September 3–6, Orlando, FL
  • Crossing Borders, Connecting Families: International Social Work in the 21st Century
    International Social Service, United States of America Branch, Inc.
    September 18–20, Baltimore, MD
  • 2008 Annual ATTACh Conference
    Attachment: Developing Connections, Saving Lives

    Association for Treatment and Training in the Attachment of Children
    September 24–27, Charlotte, NC


  • Seventh North American Conference on Shaken Baby Syndrome
    National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome
    October 5–7, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2008 Alliance National Conference
    The Power of Purpose/The Purpose of Our Power

    Alliance of Children and Families
    October 28–30, Baltimore, MD

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: