Foster Care Conference

On November 18, 2016, New York Chapter 2 of the AAP hosted a conference at Adelphi University entitled:

Let’s Work Together: Optimal Care for Young Children in Foster/Kinship Care – A Conference for Pediatricians and Interested Stakeholders with a Look to the Future

Below are the Biographies of the speakers and the agenda with links to videos of the presentations and slide sets when available.

This conference was presented as part of a grant obtained by NYS Chapter 2 from the AAP Council on Foster, Adoption and Kinship Care.

Planning Committee:

  • Trista Bora, JD, MSW, Child Welfare Court Improvement Project
  • Tatiana Brinkerhoff, MD, Nassau University Medical Center
  • Richard Honigman, MD, FAAP – Levittown, NY
  • Maria Lauria, MSW, Nassau County Department Social Services
  • Robert Lee, D0. MS, FAAP, Winthrop University Hospital
  • Jack Levine, MD, FAAP, Nassau University Medical Center
  • Ameera Nauman, MD, Nassau University Medical Center
  • Marcy Safyer, PHD, LCSWR, Adelphi University Institute for Parenting
  • Elie Ward, MSW – American Academy of Pediatrics