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September 2008Vol. 9, No. 7Conferences

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


  • 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 for Children and Families
    October 28–30, Baltimore, MD

  • Council on Social Work Education 54th Annual Meeting
    Social Work Policy and Practice: Linking Theory, Methods, and Skills

    Philadelphia, PA, October 30–November 2

  • NAEHCY 20th Annual Conference
    National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
    October 31–November 3, Arlington, VA


  • 2008 Conference on Differential Response in Child Welfare
    The American Humane Association
    Columbus, OH, November 12–14

  • Eighth National Structured Decision Making Conference
    Weaving SDM Into Practice

    The Children's Research Center
    November 12–14, Sacramento, CA


  • Time and Effort: Perspectives on Workload Roundtable
    The American Humane Association and Consortium on Workload
    Santa Fe, NM, December 3–5
  • 23rd National Training Institute
    Connecting Science, Policy, and Practice: Improving Outcomes for Infants and Toddlers

    ZERO TO THREE: National Center for Infants, Toddlers and Families
    Los Angeles, CA, December 4–7

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: