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Please join us for the annual Adoptive Parents Committee Mini-Conference, hosted by the Hudson/CT chapter of APC!  The Mini-Conference will take place on Saturday, April 21st from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm at the Betty Taubert Girl Scout House, 37 Wayside Lane, Scarsdale, NY.  The evening will feature six presentations by adoption professionals and experts on a variety of relevant and important topics of interest to both pre- and post-adopt families.  A light dinner and dessert will be served, and there will be ample time for networking with presenters and your adoption community.  The Mini-Conference will be open to members of all APC chapters, and to the general public.  Put it in your calendar now, as it is shaping up to be a wonderful event, and you will not want to miss it!  Click here to register!


6:00 – 6:45 – Dinner

6:45 – 7:45 – Session 1

·      Homestudy Preparation – Kathy Brodsky, LCSW

·      Adoption Medicine – Elaine Schulte, MD

·      Adoption and the Schools – Beth Friedberg LCSW - Spence Chapin

7:45 – 8:00 – Break

8:00 – 9:00 -  Session 2

·      Adoption Profiles - Kerry Mulvihill, JD

·      Attachment and Adoption – Bob Bamman, LCSW

·      Attention and Behavioral Issues - Elaine Schulte, MD

9:00 – 9:30 – Dessert and networking



Dr. Elaine Schulte, Medical Director, Adoption Program, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore - Adoption Medicine

Kathy Ann Brodsky LCSW, Adoption.NET, The Adoption Maven - Preparing for your Homestudy

Beth Friedberg LCSW, Associate Director, Modern Family Center, Spence Chapin - Adoption and the Schools

Bob Bamman, LCSW, Rennicke & Associates - Attachment and Adoption

Kerry Mulvihill, JD, Rosin, Steinhagen, & Mendel - Adoption Profiles