NSWM Recommended Calls & Events

2018 NASW-CA Legislative Lobby Days

March 11 and 12, 2018 – Sacramento, CA

Legislative Lobby Days is the ideal educational eld and learning experience for social work professionals and students alike. Many organizations, agencies, schools and faculty of social work integrate NASW-CAs Legislative Lobby Days into their advocacy and policy curriculums.

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Overcoming Professional Road Blocks and Rediscovering Career Satisfaction

March 7th & March 20th- NYC, NY

A unique 90 minute coaching workshop for professionals who are finding themselves at a stuck point in their careers or trying to rediscover themselves in their work

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2018 Social Work Day On the Hill

March 21 – Washington, DC 

The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) will hold the 4th Annual Social Work Day on the Hill on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 with the support of the George Warren Brown School of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis, the Center for Social Development at the Brown School and the Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work. We have adopted the National Association of Social Workers’ theme for Social Work Month:

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American Society on Aging (ASA) 2018 Leadership Institute

March 25-29, 2018 – San Francisco, CA

The ASA Leadership Institute is a five-day leadership development intensive that offers self-assessments of communication and leadership styles, presentations by recognized leaders in the field of aging, facilitated dialogue, networking opportunities, leadership literature and online learning. Program components are carefully designed to prepare the next generation of leaders in the field of aging.

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NATCON18 Conference

April 23-25, 2018 – Washington, DC

Be among 5,000 like-minded leaders, as you explore health care’s greatest innovations in practice improvement, financing, integrated health care, technology, policy and advocacy, and professional development.

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Seeking nominations for the California Social Work Hall of Distinction Class of 2018 

Deadline: January 15th

The California Social Work Hall of Distinction committee invites you to submit a nomination to recognize an individual whose body of work over their social work career made outstanding contributions to the advancement of the social work profession and/or social work practice in California and bettered the lives of Californians.

Fundamental expectations of all Hall of Distinction nominees are that they have earned a Master of Social Work and that they have demonstrated support of social work values and the NASW Code of Ethics. (Source: http://socialworkhallofdistinction.usc.edu)

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International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG) Symposium– Bridge the Divide: Group Work for Social Justice

Deadline: January 15, 2018

The International Association for Social Work with Groups invites group work students, practitioners, researchers, faculty, administrators, community workers and activists, and group workers from various professional disciplines to submit presentation proposals. Proposals are welcomed in all areas of group work, especially relating to group work practice with populations in a variety of settings, multicultural practice, group work in developing countries or underserved communities, community development, activist group work practice, and group work research and training.

Policy Conference 2.0 – Influencing Social Policy: The Next 20 Years

Deadline: February 1, 2018

Policy Conference 2.0 provides a collective space for social work students, faculty, and practitioners with a passion for social policy and policy practice to learn from each other, grapple with complex policy issues, and share research, practice, and teaching wisdom. The conference encourages submissions for presentations, workshops, roundtables and poster sessions on a broad range of cutting-edge, policy-focused topics. Proposals may address the current state of policy practice; policy developments of importance to social work; evidence-informed teaching methods; strategies for assessing competency in policy practice; innovative advocacy efforts; or new directions in policy research. To build a strong bridge to the future, we encourage submissions that demonstrate collaboration between micro and macro practice.