Read about the presenters and the transcripts of a selection of conferences that NRCCFI has organized or presented at.
2008 Presentations – Selected Listing
Child Welfare League of America
On February 27, 2008, NRCCFI/FCN presented at a super session of the Child Welfare League of America’s Annual Conference (CWLA). The session, entitled The Bill of Rights for Children of the Incarcerated: A Framework for Policy and Practice, brought together service providers, researchers, directly affected and advocates. Presenters discussed research, best practices and on-the-ground strategies related to working with children of the incarcerated.
Children’s Justice Alliance Conference
The Children’s Justice Alliance (CJA) is a non-profit organization that seeks to improve outcomes for children whose parents are involved in the criminal justice system. They convened a symposium in July 2008 bringing together those that work in correctional facilities with community program staff, academicians and policy makers to focus on both the national and Oregon perspectives on responding to the needs of children of the incarcerated. NRCCFI Director Ann Adalist-Estrin gave the keynote address. Download Ann Adalist-Estrin’s Presentation (PDF)
- The First National Conference on the Family and Corrections – Voices & Visions: The Family & Corrections
Sacramento, California, April 24-27, 1988
- The First National Leadership Conference on Families of Adult Offenders
Waynesboro, Virginia, May 13-15, 1986
- The Fourth North American Conference on the Family & Corrections
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, October 10-12, 1993
- The Fifth North American Conference on the Family and Corrections
Bethesda, Maryland, September 15, 1998
- President Bush’s Initiative for Children of Prisoners: A Source File
George W. Bush was the first U.S. President to propose services specifically for children of prisoners. This file chronicles the President’s initiative.