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May 2023Vol. 24, No. 4Conferences

Upcoming conferences and events on child welfare and adoption include the following:


2023 National Forum: All About Fathers* and the Men* in Children’s Lives (*cis and transgender)
Brazelton Touchpoints Center 
Virtual, May 2–4

Human Services Workforce Development Evaluation Symposium 
Agile Visual Analytics Lab @ UCLA 
Los Angeles, CA, May 2–4 

23rd Annual Spring Child Welfare Conference
Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare 
Minneapolis, MN, May 4

"Talking About Racism in Child & Family Advocacy: Follow Up Conversation" [Webinar] 
Prevent Child Abuse America
Virtual, May 4

"Measuring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Your Child Welfare Workforce" [Webinar] 
Quality Improvement Center for Workforce Development (QIC-WD)
Virtual, May 9
National Judicial Leadership Summits on Child Welfare
National Center for State Courts
Virtual, May 9–10
"Collaboration Strategies for Tribes, or Non-Native Service Providers Working With Tribes, to Support Kinship/Grandfamilies" [Webinar]
Grandfamilies & Kinship Support Network
Virtual, May 10
National Foster Care Month Virtual Event
The Forum for Youth Investment
Detroit, MI, May 10–12
"Partnership & Protective Factors Supporting Parental Resilience" [Webinar]
The Children’s Trust Fund Alliance
Virtual, May 10
2023 Forum National Conference
The Forum for Youth Investment
Detroit, MI, May 10–12
"Extending Medicaid to Young People in Transition From Foster Care" [Webinar]
Children's Bureau
Virtual, May 11
2nd National Interdisciplinary Parent Representation Conference
American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law, National Alliance for Parent Representation, & Colorado Office of Respondent Parents’ Counsel 
Denver, CO, May 11–12 

2023 QPI National Conference
Quality Parenting Initiative (QPI)
Virtual, May 16–18
"Part 2: The Essential Need for Adaptive Leadership and Reflective Practice among Tribal Child Welfare Supervisors" [Webinar]
Capacity Building Center for Tribes
Virtual, May 18
LSWO National Latinx Social Work Conference
Latino Social Workers Organization (LSWO)
Portland, OR, May 18–20
2023 APSAC Colloquium
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC)  
Denver, CO, May 22–26 

FFTA 19th Annual Public Policy and Advocacy Institute
Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA)
Washington, DC, May 23–24
CSH Supportive Housing Summit 2023
Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH)  
Philadelphia, PA, May 31–June 2 

"Attracting and Hiring Workers: Evidence-Informed Strategies" [Webinar]
Virtual, June 6

reTHINK Permanency: Unlocking Pathways From Foster Care to Family Conference
Children's Home Society of North Carolina (NC) and the NC Department of Health and Human Services
Raleigh, NC, June 15
52nd NFPA Annual Education Conference
National Foster Parent Association (NFPA)
Reston, VA, June 23–June 25
FFTA 37th Annual Conference
Family Focused Treatment Association (FFTA)
Columbus, OH, July 10–July 13
Childhood Injury Prevention Convention
Safe Kids Worldwide
National Harbor, MD, July 23–26
Generations United 22nd Global Intergenerational Conference
Generations United
Washington, DC, July 26–28