Foster Care and Adoption Today
Tuesday, April 16 at 6:30pm
Library Program Rooms
(Registration Not Required)
Elizabeth will present important information about current adoption practices and what foster care looks like today. She also plans to talk about the differences between past and current practices, foster/adoptive parent training, and the oversight of homes.
Elizabeth has worked with children and families for the past 30 years. She has worked for the Schenectady County Office of Children’s Services for almost 9 years. Five of the last 9 years, she focused on Child Protective Services. Currently, Elizabeth supervises the Adoption/Foster Home Finding Unit for Schenectady County.
Lisa Wingate is a former journalist, inspirational speaker, and New York Times Bestselling Author of thirty novels. Her work has garnered or been nominated for many awards, including the Pat Conroy Southern Book Prize, the Oklahoma Book Award, The Carol Award, the Christy Award, and the RT Booklovers Reviewer’s Choice Award. Her blockbuster hit, Before We Were Yours remained on the New York Times Bestseller List for over a year, was Publishers Weekly’s #3 longest running bestseller of 2017, and was voted by readers as the 2017 Goodreads Choice Award winner for historical fiction. The Clifton Park-Halfmoon Public Library and the Friends of the Library cosponsor this event.
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