2017 Conference Abstract Status Notifications

Abstract status notifications will be sent via email to all authors late-September 2016. For questions, please contact DeeJay Garringo, 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 11-15, 2017
2017 Annual Conference

Ensure Healthy Development for all Youth
New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, Louisiana


2017 Conference Venue Update

[May 5, 2016] Today, the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Board of Directors announces that the SSWR 21st Annual Conference, January 11-15, 2017, “Ensure Healthy Development for all Youth” has changed venue from the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, CA, to the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, LA. Please note the dates of the conference and the scientific programming remains unchanged. Read letter from the SSWR Board.


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]


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]