• February 2008
  • Vol. 9, No. 1

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Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through May 2008 include:

(Editor's note: Some of the links on this page no longer exist.)



  • BACW 2008 Annual Conference
    Listening and Responding to the Voices of Our Youth, Our Legacy

    Black Administrators in Child Welfare
    March 2–4, Baltimore, MD
    http://www.blackadministrators.org/2008Conference.html (link no longer available)
  • 9th Annual National Fatherhood & Families Conference 2008
    Dads Make a Difference

    The Fathers and Families Coalition, Inc.
    March 4–7, Phoenix, AZ
  • Annual AIA Conference
    Strengthening Connections Between Parents and Children Affected by Substance Abuse, HIV, & Incarceration

    National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center
    March 12–14, San Francisco, CA
    http://aia.berkeley.edu/strengthening_connections/index.html (link no longer available)
  • 24th National Symposium on Child Abuse
    National Children's Advocacy Center
    March 17–20, Huntsville, AL


  • NABSW 40th Annual National Conference
    Ma'at, Sankofa, and Harambee: 40 Years Strong

    National Association of Black Social Workers
    April 1–5, Los Angeles, CA,
    http://www.nabsw.org/MServer/Events.aspx?eventID=861&calendarDate=04042008 (link no longer available)
  • 26th Annual "Protecting Our Children" National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect
    National Indian Child Welfare Association
    April 20–23, Minneapolis, MN
  • 16th Annual Children's Justice Conference
    Washington State Department of Social & Health Services
    April 21–22, Seattle, WA


  • Pathways to Adulthood 2008
    National Independent Living/Transitional Living Conference

    U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Administration on Children, Youth and Families; Administration for Children and Families; Children’s Bureau; Family and Youth Services Bureau
    May 14–16, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Prevent Child Abuse America 2008 National Conference
    Connecting the Dots: Turning Knowledge into Action

    May 19–22, Milwaukee, WI

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:


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