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U of M Faculty to Lecture at Child Welfare Symposium

The 36th Annual Child Welfare Symposium, sponsored by Joint Council on International Children's Services, will be held in New York City, April 16 - 18, 2012, and will include lectures by internationally recognized child development and adoption medicine experts Dana Johnson, MD, PhD, Michael K. Georgieff, MD, and John Himes, PhD, MPH, all from the University of Minnesota.

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Every year the Symposium brings together professionals in the fields of child welfare, adoption and orphan care for three days of information gathering, idea sharing and networking. All those with an interest in ensuring that children live, grow and flourish in a permanent, safe and loving family are invited to attend. Four topic-focused tracks: Medical and Nutritional Institute; U.S. Foster Care and Domestic Adoption Curriculum; Intercountry Adoption Curriculum; and Orphan Care Curriculum.