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Dec/Jan 2010Vol. 10, No. 10Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through April 2010 include:

January 2010

  • 24th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment
    The Chadwick Center for Children and Families
    January 24–29, San Diego, CA
  • CWLA 2010 National Conference
    Children 2010: Leading a New Era

    Child Welfare League of America
    January 24–27, Washington, DC

February 2010

  • International Conference on Parent Education and Parenting
    The University of North Texas Center for Parent Education-and-International Sociological Association Committee on Family Research
    February 18–19, Denton, TX

March 2010

  • National Conference on Juvenile and Family Law
    National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges
    March 14–17, Las Vegas, NV
  • Sixth Annual Conference on Childhood Grief and Traumatic Loss
    Restoring Joy to Children and Their Families

    Los Angeles County Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect and Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services
    March 17, Pasadena, CA
  • American Adoption Congress 2010 Spring Conference
    March 19–21, Sacramento, CA

April 2010

  • NOFSW 27th Annual Conference
    Forensic Social Work: Integrating Research, Policy and Practice
    National Organization of Forensic Social Work
    April 10–14, Atlanta, GA
  • 28th Annual "Protecting Our Children" National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    National Indian Child Welfare Association
    April 11–14, Portland, OR
  • Families on the Faultlines: Re-Imagining Race, Kinship, & Care
    University of California, Berkeley, Center for Race & Gender
    April 29–30, Berkeley, CA
  • Adoption: Secret Histories, Public Policies: 3rd International Conference on Adoption and Culture
    Alliance for the Study of Adoption and Culture
    April 29–May 2, Cambridge, MA

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: