Our 2021 Keynote Speaker




Jaclyn Skalnik is the founder of Adoption Wellness LLC and is a trauma-informed, adoption competent social worker and psychotherapist. As a Masters Level Clinician, she has worked with adopted individuals and their families for two decades. Adoption Wellness LLC is based out of Wisconsin and she consults with families across the globe. Areas of specialty include; attachment, grief & loss, whole-self identity exploration, transracial adoption, and developmental trauma. As a public speaker, Jaclyn has presented at National and International Conferences on Adoption and Child Welfare Issues and has trained professionals in schools, the legal sector and the medical field. As a transracially adopted individual, Jaclyn weaves her personal experiences into her professional training to provide a comprehensive perspective on the complexities of adoption. To learn more about her see www.adoptionwellness.com