One Child, Many Hands:
A Multidisciplinary
Conference on
Child Welfare


The Field Center for Children’s Policy, Practice and Research held it’s most recent biennial One Child, Many Hands: A Multidisciplinary Conference on Child Welfare in Philadelphia, June 7 – 9, 2017. The multi-day conference was outstanding, consisting of three days of learning, featuring compelling Keynote Speakers, cutting-edge Plenary Panels, a variety of Workshops presented by national and international experts, and a closing Networking Luncheon. Attendees were able to enjoy all that the beautiful University of Pennsylvania campus has to offer while attending the nation’s premiere multidisciplinary conference geared for child welfare practitioners, policy makers and administrators alike. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia served as Lead Community Sponsor of the conference, which was held at the beautiful and historic University of Pennsylvania Law School.

Click HERE to view Keynote Addresses
& Plenary Panels videos

MSTI 2016


Past participants have remarked:


“Best conference I have attended in some time.”

“I have been to multidisciplinary conferences in the past
but this one was true to its mission.”

“This was a first class conference with quality speakers and workshops,
I look forward to the next one.”

“Great conference. Inspirational and professionally motivating.”

“This has been the best professional conference
I have attended in two decades. Thank you!”


Please visit our website often for conference updates.

We look forward to seeing you in 2019!