2018 National Adoption Conferenc

When: 06/20 - 06/22
All Day

Where: The Hotel at UMD
7777 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD

Register for the 2018 National Adoption Conference by Friday, February 2nd to take advantage of our lowest registration rates of the year! Join National Council For Adoption and hundreds of adoption professionals as we explore exciting insights into the fields of domestic infant adoption, foster care, and intercountry adoption. The 2018 conference United We Stand includes two and a half days of sessions and a pre-conference Advocacy Day, where you’ll have an opportunity to speak to your Congressional staff about concerns facing children in your state and around the world. Social work CEU will be available!

Individual registration and group registration rates will increase at the end of this week. Additional discounts apply for NCFA Member Agencies, Attorneys, and Resource Organizations. Have a question or concern? Contact Erin Bayles at [email protected] or call our office at 571-482-7351. We’re excited to see you in Washington, DC, this summer!

About United We Stand

In 2018, the community of adoption professionals will gather in our nation’s capital on June 20–22 to explore the strong principles that unite us. Join National Council For Adoption as we take a look at foundational and innovative practices serving children and families impacted by adoption. Stand up for children and families through our Congressional advocacy day, and collaborate with practitioners and leaders from across the country through professional-focused sessions to develop united goals for increased consistency and excellence in the field of adoption. We will have tracks for foster care, domestic infant adoption, intercountry adoption, medical, and management and legal sessions.

Are You a First-Timer?

We hope you feel welcome at your first National Adoption Conference, and we’re sure you’ll leave with new friends and new ideas for strengthening your mission. For a glimpse into past session topics, check out our past conference programs. Common topics include:


  – Counseling Birth Parents

– Pre/Post Adoption Support

– Licensing/Accreditation Issues

– Policy, Law, and Legislation

– International Adoptions

  – Foster Care Resources

– Trauma-Informed Care

– Agency Management

– Medical Research and Care

– And Much More!


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