The SSWR Annual Conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS.
Over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper and poster presentations. Research methods workshops designed to enhance methods expertise and grant-writing skills and special sessions on research priorities and capacity building that target cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research.
Preconference programs and a networking reception especially for doctoral students.
- Presidential plenary and awards presentation, invited symposia, and over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper, and poster presentations.
- Research methods workshops designed to enhance methods expertise and grant-writing skills and special sessions on research priorities and capacity building that target cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research.
- Program and networking events especially for doctoral students. Opportunities for student volunteers are also available.
- Over 40 exhibitors including universities, publishers, non-profit organizations, foundations, and government agencies
- Earn up to 28.5 hours of Continuing Education Units (CEU) (additional fee)
- 30+ special interest groups convene (all welcome)
- Job Seekers Registry
The SSWR 2017 Annual Conference Program will encompass the following clusters/topics:
- Adolescent and Youth Development (ADOL)
- Aging Services and Gerontology (A&G)
- Child Welfare (CW)
- Communities and Neighborhoods (C&N)
- Crime and Criminal Justice (C&CJ)
- Disability (D)
- Gender (G)
- Health (H)
- Inequality, Poverty, and Social Welfare Policy (IP&SWP)
- International Social Work & Global Issues (ISW&GI)
- Mental Health (MH)
- Military Service Members, Veterans and Their Families (MSMVF)
- Organizations and Management (O&M)
- Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration (RE&I)
- Research Design and Measurement (RD&M)
- Research on Social Work Education (RSWE)
- School Social Work (SSW)
- Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SO&GI)
- Social Work Practice (SWP)
- Substance Misuse and Addictive Behaviors (SM&AB)
- Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC)
- Work, Family, and Family Policy (WF&FP)