Continuing Education Credit: The Summer Adoption Law Institute (SALI)

Limited space is available for adoption professionals.

Capital University Law School and the Family & Youth Law Center (FYLaw) are pleased to offer attorneys the chance to join law students from across the country in the Summer Adoption Law Institute (SALI), an intensive week-long law school course exploring adoption and related child protection issues. The course content will include types of adoption, parties to adoption, adoption process and procedure, confidentiality and records in adoption, the history of adoption law and child welfare law in the United States, Constitutional rights in the family context, the Indian Child Welfare Act, race and sexual orientation issues in adoption, interstate dimensions of adoption, assisted reproductive technologies, and wrongful adoptions. Class participants will be provided in-class opportunities for discussion and the opportunity to interact with numerous guest speakers, including adoption professionals and families who have experienced adoption in many ways.

Professor Megan Heydlauff will teach the class. The class format includes discussion of issues from academic and practitioner perspectives, and guest lecturers on several key topics.

July 27 - July 31, 2020
8:00 am - 1:10 pm
Capital University Law School
303 E. Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

Approved CLE Credits:

4.5 on Monday & Friday
4.67 on Tuesday - Thursday
(Monday & Friday include class introduction and closing information that do not count as instructional hours)

23 CLE credits for the week
Fee: $100.00 / Day





  • History of Adoption
  • Adoption Methods/Parties


  • Constitutional Rights in Adoption
  • Prerequisites in Adoption
  • Adoption Process


  • Adoption Subsidies
  • Adoption Records/Post-Adoption Contact
  • Disrupted/Wrongful Adoption
  • Adoption Professionals Panel


  • Multiethnic Placement Act
  • Indian Child Welfare Act
  • Interstate Adoption
  • International Adoption


  • Assisted Reproductive Technology
  • Cultural, Emotional, and Social Issues
  • Adoptive Family Panel
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Monday, July 27, 2020 CLE credit ($100.00)
Tuesday, July 28, 2020 CLE credit ($100.00)
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 CLE credit ($100.00)
Thursday, July 30, 2020 CLE credit ($100.00)
Friday, July 31, 2020 CLE credit ($100.00)
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Please contact Megan Heydlauff at or at (614) 236-6541 with any questions.

Send checks payable to: Family and Youth Law Center

The Family & Youth Law Center (FYLaw)
at Capital University Law School
303 East Broad Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215