New Worlds of Adoption conference 2014, "Helping Families Overcome Early Adversity"

Children who have experienced foster care and adoption often have early childhood adversities that impact their development and complicate effective parenting. Keynote speaker Dr. Phil Fisher, of the University of Oregon, will discuss the effects of early stressful experiences on children's neurobiological and psychological development. In addition the conference will include panel discussions, topical concurrent sessions and posters displaying research and programs. Stay updated at: umass.edu/adoptionconference.

Program Type: 

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Program Participation: 

Open to the public. The community can choose to participate.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

April 11, 2014

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Director: 

Jen Dolan

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Program Contact: 

Jen Dolan

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Natural Sciences/Psychology

Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

No

Assessment Mechanism: 

Yes