Upcoming Presentations & Events
Centre for Early Childhood Development & Research's International Symposium
Family Strengthening: Deconstructing Alternative Practices in the Current Legislative Framework. “Joyful Endings, Happy Beginnings: The Ongoing Journey to Alternative Care – Global Examples, Local Contexts” New Delhi, India. (Julie Rosicky, Speaker) (February 22, 2017).
The Symposium will be hosted in part by the Centre for Early Childhood Development & Research, a collaboration between Jamia Millia Islamia and Save the Children India. Conference topics will include the launch of the National Resource Center of Foster Care (NRCFC), as well as alternative care, family strengthening, adoption, foster care, and global standards and practices.
Child Welfare League of America's National Conference
Advancing Excellence in Practice and Policy: Highlighting Successful Strategies to Address the Needs of Children, Youth, and Families. Immigration Session. Washington D.C. (Felicity Sackville Northcott, Elaine Weisman, Ausias Orti Moreno, Speakers) (March 29-31, 2017).
This session will address challenges, effective strategies, and best practices for culturally responsive services for unaccompanied children and refugee minors in three key areas: (1) outreach to and preparation of the sponsors to ensure effective care for and integration of the children; (2) working with those who enter child welfare; and (3) best practices and resources to ensure the protection of the children who are ordered or voluntarily decide to return home. View more information on CWLA's conference website.