NSWM Recommended Calls & Events

Society for Social Work and Research 23rd Annual Conference 

January 16 – 20, 2019 in San Francisco, CA

The SSWR Annual Conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS. Over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper and poster presentations. Research methods workshops designed to enhance methods expertise and grant-writing skills and special sessions on research priorities and capacity building that target cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research. Pre-conference programs and a networking reception especially for doctoral students.

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Global Social Welfare Digital Summit 2019

March 19 – 22, 2019

Four day virtual conference:

  • Day 1: World Social Work Day Celebration
  • Day 2: Advocacy and Activism
  • Day 3: Trauma Informed Care
  • Day 4: Self-Care and Healing
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National Council for Behavioral Health – NatCon19

March 25 – 29, 2019 in Nashville, TN

At NatCon19, we celebrate 50 years of achievements in the behavioral health industry; huge strides that are the result of millions of little acts of commitment and service.

And this is just the beginning.

There is more work to be done. And the industry will rise and thrive because of all of our dedication. It will succeed and grow from the efforts of WE.

WE. Every single NatCon19 attendee. WE help rebuild communities. WE offer hope and help where it’s needed the most.

And WE are paving the way for 50 more years of service, support and success. Join us at NatCon19, the nation’s premier behavioral health conference, and celebrate the power of WE as you connect with 5,000+ attendees, learn from industry leaders, and explore the future of our field.

Together, WE will celebrate where we have been, and more importantly, where WE will go!

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2019 NASW-CA Legislative Lobby Days

April 7 – 8, 2019 in Sacramento, CA

Legislative Lobby Days is a two-day event that educates students and professionals about important legislation affecting clients and the social work profession. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the legislative process and to get a “hands-on” lobbying experience talking with state legislators and/or their staff about important issues.

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CWLA 2019 National Conference

April 9 – 13, 2019 in Washington, DC

The CWLA 2019 National Conference, Advancing Excellence in Practice & Policy: Meeting the Challenge of the Family First Prevention Services Act, will be held April 9 – 13 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. With the framework of the CWLA National Blueprint for Excellence in Child Welfare, this conference will highlight successful strategies and practices organizations and communities are using that can be leveraged to meet the challenges and opportunities of the Family First Prevention Services Act and help ensure that children and families flourish.

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Call for Proposals – The Global Social Welfare Digital Summit 2019

Deadline: November 17, 2018

The Global Social Welfare Digital Summit 2019 hosted by Social Work Helper, PBC is requesting submissions to present at the Four Day Virtual Conference on March 19th – 22nd. Presenters will be live streamed from their location and can present from anyplace in the world with internet access. Using the hashtag #GSWDS2019, the conference theme each year will always center around improving outcomes for children and families.
We are looking for presentations from the micro to macro perspective to fit on the following days:

  • Day One – World Social Work Day Celebrations
  • Day Two – Advocacy and Activism
  • Day Three – Trauma Informed Care
  • Day Four – Self-Care and Healing
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StartingBloc is a global community committed to working towards an equitable, collaborative, thriving world. Through our workshops and trainings, StartingBloc supports companies, organizations, academic institutions and community groups determined to lead differently. Through our Fellowship program, StartingBloc convenes, supports, and shapes the leaders our future needs. StartingBloc offers our Fellows and our clients an incredible professional network, greater clarity of purpose, and research-backed frameworks to shape high impact leadership.

Upcoming Institutes

  • Los Angeles, CA – February 21 – 25, 2019
    – Deadline to Get 2018 Pricing: December 31, 2018
    – Application Deadline: January 18, 2019
  • Raleigh-Durham, NC – May 16 – 20, 2019
    – Early Application Deadline: January 17, 2019
  • New York, NY – August 15 – 19, 2019
    – Early Application Deadline: April 25, 2019

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