2002 Adoption Conference

The Second Biennial Adoption Conference

September 21, 2002

The Lifelong Adoption Journey: Through the Eyes of the Adopted

The Second Biennial Adoption Conference took place in 2002 again at the St. John’s University Queens Campus.

At that conference, we continued the dialogue from the first conference, and we explored the lifespan adoption issues and concerns of adopted persons were examined based on the experiences of four panels of adopted persons who were also psychologists, social workers, business people, adoption advocates, journalists, and filmmakers.

Distinguished panels of professionals and adopted persons were speakers including Dr. Joyce Maguire Pavao, Dr. Betty Jean Lifton, Reverand Thomas Bosnan, Dr. Douglas Henderson, Penny Callan Partridge, and Dr. Amanda Baden.