Our 2022 Keynote Speaker

Jaclyn Skalnik

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.