Please note presentation schedule notifications have been sent via email to all presenters/speakers Friday, November 6, 2015. If you did not receive your presentation schedule notification email, please contact DeeJay R. 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


Overflow Hotel for 2016 Conference, January 2016

The Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel is SOLD OUT. SSWR has secured the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC as the overflow hotel located in walking distance of the Renaissance Hotel. Click here for more information.

2016 Conference Online Program Schedule Now Available

The online program schedule is searchable by author, day, presentation format, and cluster and topical areas.
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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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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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