The Gantz Zahler Seminars on Child Welfare
The Gantz Zahler Seminars on Child Welfare are supported by Eric Zahler and Karen Gantz Zahler, a member of the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Committee, New York, and her parents Manny Gantz and Pat Gantz, an honorary member of the JDC Board, New York.
The goals of the seminar are to:
Promote the discussion of major issues and trends facing the child welfare system.
Disseminate and promote the impact of Institute studies on major issues facing the child welfare system.
Bring together professionals from different disciplines for shared learning.
Present successful intervention models and approaches from the field, and to discuss challenges and directions for the future.
Minister of Social Affairs Isaac Herzog addressing the audience
at the Gantz Zahler Seminar on Childrens Particpation, July 2009
This year's Gantz Zahler Seminar brought together over 100 professionals working in foster care and adoption.
On July 8th, the Institute hosted a seminar on Children's Participation in Decisions About Their Lives. The seminar was organized as part of the Gantz Zahler Seminars on Child Welfare.