div.entry-dateline {display: none}

Mini-Conference - April 22nd - Registration Open Now


We hope that you will join us for the annual APC Mini-Conference, on Saturday, April 22nd, from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM at the Betty Taubert Girl Scout House, 37 Wayside Lane, Scarsdale, NY.  We will have presentations from adoption professionals on seven topics of interest to both pre- and post-adopt families.  There will be time to network, and a light dinner will be served.  See below for details.  Register Here!


6:00 – 6:45 Registration and light dinner

6:45 – 7:45 Session 1 (Choice of 4 workshops)

8:00 – 9:00 Session 2 (Choice of 3 workshops)

9:00 – 9:30 Dessert and networking

Workshops & Speakers:

Session 1

  1. Open Adoption by Rebecca Mendel, JD
  2. Adopting While Already Parenting by Carolyn Berger, LCSW
  3. Adoption Costs by Michael Hill – Adoption Star
  4. Post Adoptive Support by Pat O'Brian & Tomasine Oliphant – Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition

Session 2

  1. Speaking to Extended Family and Others About Adoption by Anne Malave, PhD
  2. How to be Selected by Birth Parents by Nina Rumbold, JD & Denise Seidelman, JD
  3. Understanding Adoption at Different Ages and Stages by Angela Rudden, LCSW – Spence Chapin

 Register Here!