Intergenerational Engagement in the Child Welfare System

Registration closes November 4 for the Katherine and Arthur Sehlin Lecture on “Intergenerational Engagement in the Child Welfare System: Implications and Opportunities for Policy and System Reform.” Dr. David Hopping, research associate in the Department of Sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and executive managing director of Generations of Hope Development Corporation, will be the keynote speaker at the November 9 event.

After Dr. Hopping’s presentation, local experts in the fields of aging and child welfare—Susan Ault, senior consultant, Casey Family Programs; Senator John Marty, chair of the Minnesota Senate Health, Housing and Family Security Committee, and Professor Rosalie Kane, of the University of Minnesota School of Public Health Division of Health Policy & Management—will take part in a panel discussion.

The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the Hubert Humphrey Center on the University of Minnesota’s West Bank campus. It will also be available via live web stream. There is no charge for this lecture, but please register.

For details, see the brochure on the Center for Advanced Studies in Child Welfare (CASCW) Web site. The center, which is in the University of Minnesota School of Social Work, is sponsoring the lecture.