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March 2008Vol. 9, No. 2Conferences

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


  • NABSW 40th Annual National Conference
    "Ma'at, Sankofa, and Harambee: 40 Years Strong"

    National Association of Black Social Workers
    April 1–5, Los Angeles, CA
    [Editor's note: this link no longer exists]
  • 26th Annual "Protecting Our Children" National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    National Indian Child Welfare Association
    April 20–23, Minneapolis, MN
  • 16th Annual Children's Justice Conference
    Washington State Department of Social & Health Services
    April 21–22, Seattle, WA
    [Editor's note: this link no longer exists]


  • Pathways to Adulthood 2008
    National Independent Living/Transitional Living Conference

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Administration on Children, Youth and Families; Administration for Children and Families; Children’s Bureau & Family and Youth Services Bureau
    May 14–16, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Prevent Child Abuse America 2008 National Conference
    Connecting the Dots: Turning Knowledge into Action

    May 19–22, Milwaukee, WI
  • Fifteenth Annual National Foster Care Conference
    Footsteps to the Future

    Daniel Memorial Institute
    May 21–23, Orlando, FL


  • 2008 Conference on Family Group Decision Making
    American Humane
    June 3–6, Tucson, AZ
    [Editor's note: this link no longer exists]
  • 16th Annual Colloquium
    American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children
    June 18–21, Phoenix, AZ
    [Editor's note: this link no longer exists]

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: