Please note abstract status notifications will be sent to all authors mid-October 2015. If you have any questions, please contact DeeJay Garringo, CAE, Program Director, at dj@sswr.org.


A Professional Membership Society for Social Work Researchers

The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), founded in 1993, is a non‐profit, professional membership organization. SSWR supports social workers, social welfare professionals, social work students, social work faculty and researchers in related fields.



January 13-17, 2016
2016 Annual Conference

Grand Challenges for Social Work: Setting a Research Agenda
for the Future
Renaissance Washington DC Washington, DC, USA


Early-bird Registration Ends 12/4/2015

Online registration for the SSWR 2016 Annual Conference is now open! Please note the early-bird deadline is December 4, 2015.
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Hotel Reservations for SSWR 2016 Now Open

The Renaissance Washington DC Downtown Hotel is the official headquarters hotel for SSWR 2016 conference. Reservation deadline: December 22, 2015
Reserve Here


JSSWR Journal

The Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research is a peer-reviewed publication dedicated to presenting innovative, rigorous original research on social problems, intervention programs, and policies. [view more]

Call for Nominations JSSWR Editor-in-Chief

The SSWR Board of Directors announces a call for nominations for the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research (JSSWR). Deadline for nominations is October 30, 2015.
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News: A Message from the Social Work Leadership Forum

The Social Work Leadership Forum is comprised of the leadership of the following organizations: The Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD), The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), The Group for the Advancement of Social Work Doctoral Education (GADE), The National Association of Social Work Deans and Directors (NADD), The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR), and The St. Louis Group. [Read more]


Please contact the SSWR office at info@sswr.org or call 703-352-7797.
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