39th Annual Concerned Persons for Adoption “Let’s Talk Adoption”sm Virtual Conference

Saturday, March 5, 2022

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Coordinated by Concerned Persons for Adoption (CPFA)
and co-sponsored by the Adoption Agency Council of New Jersey
and Rutgers University School of Social Work

About Concerned Persons for Adoption (CPFA)

CPFA is a non-profit organization in the state of NJ dedicated to the belief that every child deserves a family. CPFA is not an adoption agency, but an all-volunteer organization working to support those who wish to adopt, and to provide educational and networking resources to everyone in the adoption community. Visit our website at www.cpfanj.org. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.


To cancel a registration, email the conference advisor at info@cpfanj.org. No refunds can be given after March 4, 2022      

 All sessions will be recorded and made available to conference attendees only, after the conference.

CEH Handling Fee: $20 – A maximum of 5 CEHs are available for NJ and PA Licensed Social Workers  - Note: Not all workshops are eligible for CEHs.  

         Continuing education hours information can be found in the 2022 LTA Conference attachments below. 
2022 LTA Conference Brochure 
2022 LTA Conference Schedule
2022 LTA Conference Program Descriptions 
2022 LTA Conference Sessions List 

The Lynne Witkin Scholarship

offered by

Concerned Persons for Adoption

Lynne Witkin was a social worker, adoptive parent and volunteer advocate for adoption. She also served as president of Concerned Persons for Adoption (CPFA), the support group for those touched by adoption. Lynne recognized the need for an annual gathering of professionals and parents. In 1979 she pioneered the first "Let's Talk Adoption" Conference sponsored by CPFA. This well regarded conference continued after her passing, with the most recent one being held virtually in March 2022.

The intent of the Lynne Witkin scholarship is to benefit and encourage qualified social work majors interested in pursuing a career in the area of adoption/child welfare. There are currently over a half million children in the U.S. in foster care. More than 100,000 of these are awaiting adoptive parents. There is a critical need for caring, capable social workers to enter the field of child welfare - protective services, foster care, adoption, post-adoption services and the like, especially at this time in New Jersey.

To apply for the $1,000 Lynne Witkin scholarship offered by CPFA, visit www.cpfanj.org or click on the link below. Applications must be received by April 1, 2022. The scholarship winner will be announced May 1, 2022.

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