Saturday, September 12, 2009


Utah Valley University will be holding its 2009 Conference on Adoption on November 2, 2009
Utah Valley University Sorenson Student Center
sponsored by Utah Adoption Council

Keynote Address by MICHAEL McLEAN
Michael McLean released his debut album, "You're Not Alone", in 1983, and with every song that followed, his lyrics have filled voids, encouraged love, and offered hope.

Perhaps his most requested song from Michael McLean is his beloved adoption song, "From God's Arms to My Arms to Yours". Anyone in the adoption process - birthmothers and their families as well as adoptive parents and their families - will treasure his heartfelt insights.

"Raising the Adopted Child: Unique Challenges of Adolescence"
Dr. Rick Meeves, PhD, Executive Director, Outback Therapeutic Expeditions

"Looking At It From Both Sides: Perspectives from a Placing and Adoptive Parent"
Cherie Burton (former Mrs. Utah)

"Observations from the Bench"
Judge Lynn Davis

"Transracial and Transcultural Adoption"
Dr. Cardell Jacobson and Darren Smith

"Building a Miracle Family"
Kathy Kunkel

AND MORE! There will be workshops, concurrent sessions, and panel discussions.
For more information:
Utah Valley University Conference on Adoption 2009
College of Humanities and Social Services
Toni Harris, Assistant Dean for Administration and Development
800 West University Parkway, MS 144
Orem, UT 84058

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