Conference Links


Abstract Status Notifications

Please note abstract status notifications will be emailed to all authors late-August. Please contact DeeJay Garringo, dj@sswr.org, if you have any questions.


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.

If you have any questions, please contact the SSWR administrative office at info@sswr.org or 703-352-7797.



SSWR 24th Annual Conference
Reduce Racial and Economic Inequality
January 15-19, 2020
Marriott Marquis
Washington, DC

View 2020 Conference Website


2020 Awards Nominations Now Open

Now accepting nominations for the SSWR 2020 awards. To view the Call for Nominations, please [click here]

Watch Brief and Brilliant Presentations at SSWR 2019

Leading social work scholars engaged the audience through TedX-style talks using images, story-telling and media. Each speaker completed the statement “I dream a world…” to share the most important ideas facing social work research and practice. Sponsored by: University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work. [Watch 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]