• February 2007
  • Vol. 8, No. 1

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Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through May 2007 include:

March 2007

  • AAC's 28th International Conference
    Take the Freedom Trail to Truth in Adoption

    American Adoption Congress
    March 7–10, Wakefield, MA
    http://www.americanadoptioncongress.org/conferences.htm (link no longer available)
  • 23rd National Symposium on Child Abuse
    It's All About the Children

    The National Children's Advocacy Center
    March 20–23, Huntsville, AL
    http://www.nationalcac.org/professionals/trainings/symposium.html(link no longer available)

April 2007

  • Parents as Teachers Conference 2007
    Why Research Matters: Bringing Research and Practice to Daily Parenting

    April 2–5, St. Louis, MO
    http://www.parentsasteachers.org/site/apps/lk/content3.aspx?c=ekIRLcMZJxE&b=917509(link no longer available)
  • NABSW 39th Annual National Conference
    Building on Our Strengths: Infusing New Leadership

    National Association of Black Social Workers
    April 3–7, Detroit, MI
    http://www.nabsw.org/MServer/Events.aspx?eventID=273&calendarDate=03042007 (link no longer available)
  • 25th Annual "Protecting Our Children" National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    Reconciliation in Child Welfare: Touchstones of Hope for Indigenous Children, Youth, and Families

    National Indian Child Welfare Association
    April 15–18, Oklahoma City, OK
    http://www.nicwa.org/services/conferences/protecting/index.asp(link no longer available)
  • 16th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    Protecting Children, Promoting Healthy Families, and Preserving Communities

    Children's Bureau, Office on Child Abuse and Neglect
    April 16–21, Portland, OR

May 2007

  • The 2007 National Pathways to Adulthood: Independent Living, Transitional Living Conference
    The University of Oklahoma National Child Welfare Resource Center for Youth Development
    May 9–11, Minneapolis, MN
    http://www.nrcys.ou.edu/conferences/npta07/ (link no longer available)
  • 37th Annual Education Conference
    National Foster Parent Association
    May 23–27, Washington, DC
    http://www.nfpainc.org/training/conference.cfm?page=4 (link no longer available)
  • One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare
    The Field Center for Children's Policy, Practice and Research at the University of Pennsylvania
    May 30–June 1, Philadelphia, PA
    http://www.sp2.upenn.edu/onechild/index.html(link no longer available)

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:

http://www.childwelfare.gov/calendar/index.cfm (link no longer available)

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