The speaker at the 2016 annual conference will be Kathy Ann Brodsky, LCSW. She is a New York and New Jersey licensed social worker, adoptive mom and advocate for ethical adoption practice. Kathy Ann has prepared thousands of adoption home studies, counseled adoptive parents and parents-to-be and has trained professionals to work with adoptive families.
Brodsky was director of the Ametz Adoption Programs from March 1992 to March 2015. She is head writer for www.Adoption.net, member of the Adoption Advisory Board of Path2Parenthood and has a private practice in New York City. Brodsky was a member of the Advisory Board for POV's Adoption Series and named an "Angel in Adoption" by the Congressional Coalition on Adoption in 2001. Follow her at Adoption Maven Blog .