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September/October 2015Vol. 16, No. 7Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on child welfare and adoption through December 2015 include:

October 2015

  • 2015 National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children Conference
    National Alliance for Drug Endangered Children (National DEC), West Virginia DEC & partners; West Virginia Center for Children's Justice; West Virginia Children's Justice Task Force; West Virginia State Police Crimes Against Children Unit; U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of West Virginia; West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Children and Families; West Virginia Prosecuting Attorney's Institute
    October 6–8, Charleston, WV
  • Together We Can Conference
    Louisiana Supreme Court; Louisiana Department of Children and Families, Children's Justice Act; Pelican Center for Children and Families;; Louisiana CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates); Children's Advocacy Centers of Louisiana; National Association of Social Workers-Louisiana Chapter; Louisiana Children's Trust Fund
    October 13–15, Lafayette, LA
  • Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse
    Gundersen National Child Protection Training
    October 15–16, Burnsville, MN
  • 17th Annual Shoulder to Shoulder Conference
    Albertina Kerr; CASA for Children (Multnomah and Washington Counties); Children's Justice Act Task Force; Children's Trust Fund of Oregon Foundation; Citizen Review Board; Foster Club; Juvenile Court Improvement Program; Morrison Child and Family Services; Native American Youth and Family Center; Northwest Resource Associates/Oregon Post Adoption Resource Center; Portland State University Child Welfare Partnership; Providence Child Center Swindells Resource Center
    October 25–26, Portland, OR
  • ChildFirst® EX: Expanded Forensic Interview Process
    Gundersen National Child Protection Training Center
    October 27–29, Bentonville, AR
  • International Conference on Innovations in Family Engagement
    Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect
    October 27–30, Minneapolis, MN

November 2015

December 2015

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