|2017 Chapter Conference|
Join the National Association of Social Workers – DC Metro Chapter for our 9th Biennial Conference showcasing the 2017 NASW Social Work Month theme Social Workers Stand Up! The conference will take place March 16th & 17th, 2017 at the University of the District of Columbia's new state-of-the-art Student Center (4200 Connecticut Avenue).
Earn up to 15 Category I contact hours of continuing education credit through our pre-conference workshop and an assortment of presentations in our conference tracks on child welfare, aging, behavioral and mental health, medical and health, and macro & international practice.
Opportunities to earn CE hours in HIV & Ethics will be provided in our pre-conference session, "If I had Known..."- Long-Term HIV/AIDS Survivor Syndrome and Ethical Implications for Social Workers. The pre-conference workshop is an add-on to the overall conference registration and takes place on March 15th, 2017 from 1pm to 4pm.
On both Thursday and Friday there will be general sessions including a keynote titled Standing Up for Ourselves: Resilience-Driven Social Work Leadership and our plenary session: Improving Access to Social Work and Mental Health Services Through Ethical Community Engagement & Marketing. Friday will include sessions on current trends in aging practice, Restorative Justice, and working with LGBTQ clients. In addition, conference registration includes break-out sessions in the following tracks: Aging Issues, Child Welfare & School Social Work, Behavioral/Mental Health, Medical and Health, and Macro Social Work Practice.
Lunch will be included on both days of, with a networking lunch on Friday. Come network with your social work colleagues and celebrate Social Work Month 2017. Lunch is not included with pre-conference registration.
The conference runs from 9:00am to 5:00pm each day and includes 6 contact hours of CE credit each day. Opportunities to earn ethics credit will be available, however, HIV/AIDS credit will only be offered during our pre-conference intensive.
NASW Members receive a 15% discount on the base registration fee.