Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA
April 27 – 29, 2015

Post Conference Meetings

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

W.T. Grant Foundation Research Grants
Come meet with Senior Program Officer, Kim DuMont of the W.T. Grant Foundation. This will be a great opportunity for researchers interested in applying for grants from the foundation to learn more about its grant-making focus and process. The W.T. Grant Foundation has been funding researchers to focus on research-to-practice as it relates to child welfare, education, juvenile justice, and youth services. Please RSVP to

Also, join Ms. DuMont for her workshop presentation, “Promoting the Use of Research in Child Welfare and Related Services,” on Monday, April 27 where she will be sharing a Call for Abstracts that W.T. Grant Foundation and CWLA will announce in connection with a special issue of the Child Welfare Journal on Research-to-Practice in Child Welfare.


Focus Group – 20th National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect (NCCAN)
Join a special focus group discussion to provide input to help shape the 20th NCCAN program and agenda for 2016. This biennial conference has served as a premier training and technical assistance event for the child maltreatment field. Focus group questions may include: Is there content knowledge you think critical to present? What’s the best structure? How valuable to you are opportunities to participate virtually? What would entice to you to attend? Come ready to share ideas and suggestions. Please RSVP to