IASWG Symposium will be June 7-10, 2017 in New York City Proposals for Papers and Workshops are due by January 31st – Proposals for Students’ Posters are due by March 15th

Group Work in Challenging Times:

Creative Strategies for Facing Change

International Association for Social Work with Groups

https://aaswgreg.confex.com/aaswgreg/39/cfp.cgi

In an increasingly adversarial and complex world that affects our lives on so many levels, group work has taken on an even greater importance. Those of us committed to group work know what a powerful resource it can be for addressing and often healing the misunderstandings and conflicts that underlie difference in all its forms. IASWG exists, and our mission as group workers, is to keep group work wisdom and practice alive and thriving so that people, groups, communities, and the planet can change, survive, and flourish. 

The International Association for Social Work with Groups, co-sponsored by the New York University Silver School of Social Work, invites group work students, practitioners, researchers, faculty, agency administrators, community workers and activists, and group workers from various professional disciplines, to submit proposals for presentations:

  • Presentations are 30 or 60 minutes; comprised of didactic learning interactive discussion, or skill building with an experiential component.
  • Posters are visual representations of research, practice, or training initiatives and are displayed at designated times during the Symposium.

Proposals may be submitted in English, French, Spanish or German, and sessions at symposium may be conducted in these languages as well.

The International Association for Social Work with Groups, co-sponsored by the New York University Silver School of Social Work, invites group work students, practitioners, researchers, faculty, administrators, community workers and activists, and group workers from various professional disciplines to submit presentations proposals. Proposals are welcomed in all areas of group work, especially related to group work practice in a variety of settings, multicultural practice, group work in developing countries or underserved communities, community development, activist group work practice, group work research and training.

For more information, please visit www.iaswg.org or email symposium@iaswg.org. All presenters must be active/current members of IASWG, and be registered for symposium.

Questions about Submitting Your Presentation

Once you have submitted the title of your presentation you will automatically receive an email that includes a password-protected hyperlink. If you must interrupt the submission process before finishing it you can resume at any time by clicking on the hyperlink in that email. You can view and modify your submissions up until the submission deadline. (All deadlines are enforced at 11:59 PM Eastern USA time). After the deadline you can still view your abstract. 

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