Articles From June 2014
In two weeks the 2014 SWAN/IL Summer Statewide will be underway!!! This year promises to be better than ever with a nationally recognized keynote speaker and a number of exciting workshops.
Debbie Riley is the keynote speaker for this year’s event. Debbie will present “Beneath the Mask: AdoptionThrough the Eyes of Adolescents.” The talk will examine how adolescent adoptees struggle with an extra layer of challenges about their identities, their future and their ...Posted on June 20th, 2014
On January 22 and 23rd the annual SWAN/IL Winter Statewide meeting was held in State College, PA at the Penn Stater hotel. While the weather was a little snowy, it was a huge success! Over 436 participants were present! The Keynote for this event was Dr. John Seita. Dr. Seita is a youth who grew up in the system and has gone on to be a strong voice for youth in care. His ...Posted on June 19th, 2014