Connecticut Department of Children and Families
Oct 22, 2013

Adoption In A Changing World: Tools for Professionals & Familes

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DATE:  October 22, 2013

TIME:  9:00  - 6:00

CEUs:  Available to Social Workers

{AFTH Conference Logo} CONFERENCE DESCRIPTION:  The 2013 Adoptions from the Heart (AFTH) adoption conference will provide professional and families with tools and resources to navigate adoption in today's world.

The workshops are designed to give attendees a broad spectrum of topics ranging from openness in adoption and special needs adoption to attachment and legal issues in adoption as well as several panels to help attendee see adoption from various perspectives.

Join us for a unique adoption conference full of exciting workshops and presenters. Adoption continues to be influenced by our changing world. Adoptions From The Heart is pleased to announce that adoption expert, Adam Pertman, Executive Director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute as keynote. Adam will be speaking for the very first time about the institute’s groundbreaking study “Untangling the Web: The Internet’s Transformative Impact on Adoption”.

The 2013 AFTH adoption conference will provide professional and families with tools and resources to navigate adoption in today’s world. The workshops are designed to give attendees a broad spectrum of topics ranging from openness in adoption and special needs adoption to attachment and legal issues in adoption as well as several panels to help attendee see adoption from various perspectives.

Workshop Topics Include:

  • Attachment in Adoption
  • LGBT Adoptions
  • Medical Issues in Adoption
  • Legal Issues in Adoption
  • The Hospital Experience & Counseling
  • Special Needs Adoptions
  • And several panels of various adoptees, birthmothers, and adoptive families...

Click HERE for Full Conference Details and to Register

Rsvp by 9/30/2013 (register by Friday August 30 and receive the Early Bird Discount)

There is also a discounted rate for groups of 3 or more people so spread the word to your friends and coworkers.

REGISTER HERE

Location: Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

9 AM - 6 PM

Contact: Alexandra Peters
Email: AlexandraP@afth.org
Phone: 610-642-7200
URL:http://www.afth.org/events/calendar.php
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