New Worlds of Adoption conference 2015, "Launching into Adulthood"

Launching into adulthood can be difficult for any youth but for those who are adopted, it can be an extra challenging time. The Rudd Adoption Research Program is hosting its 7th annual conference: "New Worlds of Adoption: Launching into Adulthood. Dr. Ann Masten from the University of Minnesota will speak on research she has done on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. Dr. Masten will be joined by three adult adoptees who are now in significant professional positions serving the adoption community. In addition, the conference will include panel discussions, topical concurrent sessions and posters displaying research and programs. Registration opens the end of November. Stay updated at: umass.edu/adoptionconference.

Program Type: 

Impact Area: 

Program Participation: 

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

Program Start (and End Dates): 

April 17, 2015

Partner(s): 

United States

Program Director: 

Jen Dolan

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

Jen Dolan

Contact Email: 

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

College of Natural Sciences/Psychology

Student Involvement: 

Yes

This Project Receives External Funding: 

Yes

Assessment Mechanism: 

Yes