Beginning with the first formal adoption law enacted in 1846, the attitudes and responses to adoption have changed drastically throughout history and continue to evolve today. This session will explore the changes in adoption laws and policies through America's history, as well as discuss recent changes in laws and policies and potential future areas of advancement.
February 10, 2016
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m. History of Adoption in America
• A historical review of laws and policies
• Rationales and evolving public policy concerns
• Initiatives and responses
12:15 - 1:00 p.m. The Future of Adoption in America
• Recent changes to Adoption law and policy
o Ohio, including recent legislative changes
o Nationwide trends
• Pending legislation and policy issues
• Potential future changes
FACULTY: Megan M. Heydlauff, Staff Attorney, Family and Youth Law Center at Capital University Law School
This course is approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.50 total CLE hours instruction.
This course is approved by the State of Ohio CSWMFTB for counselors and social workers for 1.5 CEUs. Approved Provider #RCS071302.
Partner: $54 Click Here for information on partner discount
New Attorney (under 2 years practice, non-CLE credit): $20