NTI Events

NTI will be a presenter, an exhibitor, or a sponsor at these events…


2017 Events

NATCON / National Council on Behavioral Health
April 3-5, 2017
Seattle, WA

NICWA Conference / National Indian Child Welfare Association
April 2-5, 2017
San Diego, CA

One Child, Many Hands Conference on Child Welfare
June 7-9, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
July 19-22, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

National Staff Development & Training Assoc. (NSDTA)
September 17-20, 2017
Savannah GA

ATTACH – Teaching the World to Heal
October 12-14, 2017
Denver, CO
**NTI’s Lisa Maynard presented with author, Sue Badeau and Chelsea Badeau,
at the session, “Mind, Body & Spirit: A Sensorimotor Approach to Healing Trauma.”

Council on Social Work Education
October 19-22, 2017
Dallas, TX

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
California Chapter Conference
October 20-21, 2017
San Mateo, CA

National Permanency Conference
October 22-24, 2017
Nashville, TN
**Debbie Riley, LCMFT, C.A.S.E. CEO and Dawn Wilson, MSW presented “Building Adoption
and Mental Health Competency:  Exploring the Options for Training Child Welfare and Mental Health Professionals”


2018 Events

California Winter Alliance Conference 2018
Feb 6-9, 2018
Monterey, CA
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Conference on Well-Being
February 12-13, 2018
Norman, Oklahoma
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Palmetto Association for Children and Families (PAFCAF) Annual Conference 2018
February 28 – March 2, 2018
Myrtle Beach, SC
**NTI’s Mary Wichansky, LCSW-C, will be presenting: “Enhancing Your
Clinical Practice: NTI Training for Mental Health Professionals.”
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Friday March 2, 9:00 am – 10:15 am
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Children’s Mental Health Conference
March 4-7, 2018
Tampa, FL
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MN Social Services Association Conference
March 21-23, 2018
Minneapolis, MN
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Psychotherapy Networker 2018
March 22-25, 2018
Washington D.C.
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Rudd Adoption Research New Worlds of Adoption Conference:
“The Future of Adoption: Beyond Safety to Well-Being”
April 13, 2018
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
**C.A.S.E. CEO Debbie Riley, LCMFT, and NTI Director Dawn Wilson, MSW,
presenting “Meeting the Complex Mental Health Needs of Children Moving to
Permanency through Adoption and Guardianship.”

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Minnesota Association for Children’s Mental Health
April 15-17
Duluth, MN
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NICWA Conference / National Indian Child Welfare Association
April 15-18, 2018
Anchorage, Alaska
**Dawn Wilson, MSW, Emily Smith Goering, and Terry Cross, PhD, will be presenting,
Building Adoption Competency for Child Welfare and Mental Health Professionals.”
Monday, April 16, 3:30 pm
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CWLA Conference / The Child Welfare League of America
April 26-27, 2018
Washington, DC
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Children’s Behavioral Health Conference
May 1-3, 2018
Norman, Oklahoma

Children’s Justice Conference
May 7-9, 2018
Spokane, WA
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Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York Annual Conference
May 10-12, 2018
Albany, New York
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Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Conference
May 22-23, 2018
Columbus, Ohio

Partnership for Well-Being Institute
June 13-15, 2018
Anaheim, CA
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NASW / National Association of Social Workers
June 20-23, 2018
Washington, DC
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National Council for Adoption Conference
June 20-22, 2018
College Park, MD (DC Area)
**CEO, Debbie Riley, LCMFT, will be presenting, “Beneath the Mask: Adoption through the Eyes of Adolescents” and Lisa Dominguez, LCSW-C, will be presenting, “Too Many Losses Too Soon: Loss and Grief Among Foster and Adopted Children.”
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University of Maryland (UM Training Institutes Leading Change)
Integrating Systems and Improving Outcomes in Behavioral Health
for Children, Youth, Young Adults, and Their Families
July 25-28, 2018
Washington, DC
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North American Council on Adoptable Children (NACAC)
August 8-10, 2018
St. Paul, MN
**NTI’s Lisa Maynard, LMSW, and Dawn Wilson, Director of NTI, MSW, will be presenting,
“Supporting Permanency with Improved Adoption Mental Health Competent Services.”
Wednesday, August 8, 3:30pm – 5:00pm
CEO, Debbie Riley, LCMFT, will be presenting, “Beneath the Mask” and “Communications with Birth Families.”
C.A.S.E.’s Sean Delehant, LCPC, CP, will be presenting, “Facilitating Educational Success.”
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National Staff Development and Training Association Conference (NSDTA)
September 30 – October 3, 2018
Columbus, OH
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Association for Trauma and Attachment in Children (ATTACh) Conference
Oct. 4-7, 2018
Virginia Beach, VA
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Colorado Behavioral Healthcare Council – Annual Training Conference
October 10-13, 2018
Beaver Run Resort and Conference Center, Breckenridge CO
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Alliance for Strong Families and Communities National Conference 2018
Oct 15-17, 2018
Denver, Colorado
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Council on Social Work Education
November 8-11, 2018
Orlando, FL
Friday, November 9, 1:45pm
**Dawn Wilson, MSW, will be presenting, “Building Workforce Adoption
Competency through Online Training: Child Welfare Pilot.”
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2019 Events

January 16-19, 2019
Social Work Research Conference 2019
, San Francisco, CA
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February 6-7, 2019
California Alliance 2019 Executives’ Winter Conference, Monterey, CA
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March 3-6, 2019 
32nd Annual Research & Policy Conference: Child, Adolescent, & Young Adult Behavioral Health
, Tampa, Florida
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March 13-17, 2019
Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Director Conference (BPD),
 Jacksonville, Florida
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March 24-27, 2019
National Association for Children’s Behavioral Health (NACBH),
 Nashville, Tennessee
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March 31-April 3, 2019
National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA), Albuquerque, New Mexico
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April 3-6, 2019
American Adoption Congress, Washington D.C.
NTI Implementation Team presenting, “Supporting Mental Health Needs of Adopted Youth, YES WE CAN!”
Date: Thursday, April 4 2019 Time: 2:30pm–3:30pm
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April 9-13, 2019
Child Welfare League of America (CWLA), Washington D.C.
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April 24-26, 2019
21st National Annual Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN), Washington D.C.
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April 28 – May 1, 2019
Minnesota Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference (MCAMHC), Duluth, Minnesota
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April 29-30, 2019
Adoption Exchange Association (AEA), Orlando, Florida
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03marallday0632nd Annual Research & Policy Conference Child, Adolescent, and Young Adult Behavioral HealthTampa, FL

13mar(mar 13)8:50 am15(mar 15)2:50 pm13th Annual Permanency ConferenceBirmingham, AL

13mar(mar 13)7:20 pm17(mar 17)7:20 pmAssociation of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Director Conference (BPD)Jacksonville, FL

28mar(mar 28)8:30 am29(mar 29)8:30 pmNASW Maryland Chapter ConferenceBaltimore, Maryland

31mar(mar 31)8:00 am03apr(apr 3)8:00 pmNational Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) 2019Albuquerque, NM

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