• July/August 2005
  • Vol. 6, No. 6

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Upcoming national conferences on adoption and child welfare through November 2005 include:


  • Investigation and Prosecution of Child Abuse: Equal Justice for Children (National Center for Prosecution of Child Abuse/American Prosecutors Research Institute; August 1 through 5; Portland, OR)
  • 2005 National Conference on At-Risk Youth (The Performance Institute; August 2 through 4; Arlington, VA)
  • 2005 NACAC Conference (North American Council on Adoptable Children; August 3 through 6; Pittsburgh, PA)
  • 6th National Conference on Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (National Children's Advocacy Center and the Association for Sexual Abuse Prevention; August 10 through 12; Huntsville, AL)
  • 2005 Meeting of States and Tribes "Cultivating Change: Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Child Welfare" (Children's Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; August 23 through 25; Arlington, VA)
  • 28th National Children's Law Conference (National Association of Counsel for Children; August 25 through 28; Hollywood, CA)
  • Destination Future 2005 Youth Leadership Conference (National Child Welfare Resource Center for Youth Development; August 26 through 28; Glorieta, NM)


  • Generations United 13th International Conference "The Intergenerational Current: Across the Lifespan and Around the Globe" (September 13 through 17; Washington, DC)
  • 2005 National Respite and Crisis Care Conference (Oklahoma Respite Resource Network; September 14 through 16; Oklahoma City, OK)
  • 10th International Conference on Family Violence (Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute; September 16 through 21; San Diego, CA)
  • APSAC Forensic Child Interview Clinic (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children; September 19 through 23; Portsmouth, VA)
  • National Independent Living Conference "Growing Pains" (National Independent Living Association; September 21 through 24; Atlanta, GA)
  • National Summit on Your City's Families (National League of Cities; September 25 through 28; San Antonio, TX)


  • Substance Exposed Newborns: Weaving Together Effective Policy & Practice (National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center; October 6 through 7; Washington, DC)
  • APSAC Forensic Child Interview Clinic (American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children; October 10 through 14; Seattle, WA)
  • Bridging Culture in a Changing World (National Black Child Development Institute; October 16 through 18; Orlando, FL)
  • 2005 National Public Agency Roundtable (Council on Accreditation; October 17 through 19; Little Rock, AR)


  • Healthy Communities Healthy Youth (Search Institute; November 3 through 5; Dallas, TX)
  • ZERO TO THREE 20th National Training Institute (November 4 through 6; Washington, DC)
  • 3rd Annual "It's My Life" Conference (Casey Family Programs; November 13 through 15; Baltimore, MD)

Further details about national and regional adoption and child welfare conferences can be found in the "Conference Calendar " on Child Welfare Information Gateway: www.childwelfare.gov/calendar

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