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APAC Permanency Conference

APAC coordinates an annual statewide Permanency Conference in collaboration with the Alabama Department of Human Resources Office of Permanency, for up to 200 DHR staff participants. Other professionals serving families and children will be able to attend the conference for a nominal registration fee.

Our 2017 event will be announced soon. Check back for details.

Sample 3-Day Agenda


11:00 am Registration/Conference Check-In

11:30 am - 12:45 pm Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 pm General Session

1:45 - 5:00 pm Workshops 


7:30 am Breakfast

8:30 - 11:45 am Workshops

12:00 - 1:30 pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker

1:45 - 5:00 pm Workshops


7:30 am Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 am General Session

10:30 am - 12:00 pm Closing Session

12:00 pm Boxed Lunch

Sample Topics

Substance Abuse

Post Permanency Support (Adoption and Guardianship/Kinship Subsidy)

Coaching Parents to Support Children through Grief and Loss

Trauma Informed Care Ethics and Boundaries

Cultural Competency

Client Diversity (Gender Identity/LGBT)


Older Youth and Permanence

Generational Crossroads

Conflict Management

Post Adoption Depression

Family Violence

      And many more!

Continuing Education Credits Up to 14.5 CEUs available. CAS is an approved CEU provider by the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners (#0039) and National Board for Certified Counselors (#6459)

Sample Costs


General Registration - $189.00
APAC Active Independent Contractors - $159.00
DHR Staff Slots: $0

If you have questions, please contact the Permanency Conference Administrative Coordinator Amanda Webb at or 205-943-5329.

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