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August 2016Vol. 17, No. 6Conferences

Upcoming national conferences on child welfare and adoption through November 2016 include:

August 2016

  • 2016 CWLA National Conference
    "Advancing Excellence in Practice and Policy: What Works for Families Affected by Substance Use"
    Child Welfare League of America (CWLA)
    August 1–3, Orange County, CA
  • 2016 North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC) Conference
    August 3–6, Nashville, TN
  • 28th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference
    Dallas Children's Advocacy Center & Dallas Police Department
    August 8–11, Dallas, TX
  • 2016 National Child Welfare, Juvenile and Family Law Conference
    National Association of Counsel for Children
    August 12–14, Philadelphia, PA
  • 20th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    "Building Community, Building Hope"
    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Children's Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect
    August 31–September 2, Washington, DC

September 2016

October 2016

  • NCCD Conference on Children, Youth, and Families: Creating Solutions
    National Council on Crime and Delinquency (NCCD)
    October 4–6, Garden Grove, CA
  • ISS-USA's 6th Annual Fall Conference
    "The Ties That Bind: Exploring the Causes and Consequences of Children Separated From Their Families Across International Borders"
    International Social Service (ISS) - USA Branch/University of Maryland School of Social Work
    October 13, Baltimore, MD
  • Together We Can Conference
    Pelican Center for Children and Families, Louisiana Supreme Court/CIP Program; Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services - Children's Justice Act;; Louisiana Children's Trust Fund; National Association of Social Workers, Louisiana Chapter
    October 24–26, Lafayette, LA
  • National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth 2016 Conference
    National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
    October 29–November 1, Orlando, FL
  • APHA's 2016 Annual Meeting and Expo
    American Public Health Association (APHA)
    October 29–November 2, Denver, CO

November 2016

  • International Conference on Innovations in Family Engagement
    Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect
    November 1–4, Ft. Worth, TX

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