SAVE THE DATE | New Worlds of Adoption: Launching into Adulthood | April 17, 2015

LAunching into Adultihood Event Poster with Date and Location

Event Date: 
April 17, 2015
Event Time: 
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Campus Center Auditorium

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ann MastenPh.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. In her keynote address, “Ordinary Magic on the Developmental Road to Resilience,” adoption will be discussed in terms of strengths that promote resilience. Joining Dr. Masten will be three adult adoptees who are now in significant professional positions serving the adoption community:  

 ·      Astrid Dabbeni, Executive Director of Adoption Mosaic, Portland, OR

·       Judith Eckerle, M.D., Pediatrician and Director of the Adoption Medicine Program at the University of Minnesota

·       Nathan Ross, Project Coordinator for the Community Champions Network at the North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)

Panel Discussions, Topical Concurrent Sessions, and Posters Displaying Research and Programs

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