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Joint Council on International Children's Services 37th Annual Child Welfare Symposium

The Joint Council on International Children's Services is announcing its 37 th Annual Child Welfare Symposium .

Every year, the Symposium brings together 200 professionals in the area of child welfare, adoption, and orphan care for three days of information gathering, idea sharing, and networking. All those with an interest in ensuring that children live, grow, and flourish in a permanent, safe, and loving family are invited to attend. Workshops at the 2012 Symposium covered topics such as post-adoption nutrition, the future of international adoption, and the changing media landscape with regard to permanency solution for children. This year, workshops will discuss, among other things, the nutritional needs of children in institutional care with finding from research in Kazakhstan, China, Haiti and India, best practices in domestic and inter-country adoptions, lessons learnt in early intervention programs and integrated approaches to child welfare with a focus on China, Ethiopia, Haiti, and India. Conference schedule, a complete list of speakers, and registration information can be found at


If you have any questions regarding the Symposium, please contact the Joint Council on International Children's Services at 703-535-8045 or

Tags: ["child welfare", "symposium", "adoption", "care"]
Published Feb. 7, 2013 10:06 PM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 2:43 PM