NCFA's annual conference offers continuing education and high-caliber training to professionals from the adoption, social work, and child welfare communities who all share a common commitment to helping children thrive in nurturing, permanent families.
The Conference gives you an opportunity to learn from experts, refine your application of best practices, network with fellow professionals, and be re-inspired for the important work that you do in your community, region, and the world.
As the only annual event of its kind specifically tailored to the needs of adoption professionals, the Conference gives Sponsors a unique opportunity to increase brand awareness through multiple touchpoints and make actionable connections with decision-makers from the nation’s leading adoption organizations.
We typically offer targeted opportunities and exhibitor space available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
We are excited about the potential locations and venues for the 2023 Conference! It is important to us and our attendees that we seek to host the conference in a location that offers easy access via air or road travel, appealing local restaurant options, high-quality meeting spaces, and convenient hotel accommodations. Stay tuned for the big announcement!
NCFA by the Numbers
2022 Conference Attendees
Featuring experts in child welfare, adoption law, trauma, social work, nonprofit leadership, regulatory compliance, and agency practices, the 2022Conference brought education and training to adoption professionals across the country.
NCFA convenes a vibrant community of adoption agencies, attorneys, and resource organizations through our growing membership program.
Years of Service
Since our founding in 1980, National Council For Adoption has held to the vision of a world in which all children everywhere have nurturing, permanent families.
2022 Plenary Speakers
Dr. David Brodzinsky
Professor Emeritus of Clinical and Developmental Psychology at Rutgers University
The Role of Trauma in the Lived Experience of Being Adopted
The Power of Private/Public Partnerships in Advancing Permanency for Children
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