Conference Links


Abstract Status Notifications

Please note abstract status notifications were emailed to all authors on August 30. If you did not receive your notification, 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.

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


Congressional Briefing on Social Determinants of Health Policy Solutions, September 26, 2019

CSWE, the Society for Social Work and Research, the Boston University Center for Innovation in Social Work & Health, and the Center for Health and Social Care Integration will hold a congressional briefing, “Integrating Social Determinants of Health Into Future Health-Care Policy,” on September 26. [Learn more]

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]


SSWR Governance Updates – we need your votes!

The week of October 14, 2019, we will be submitting votes to the SSWR membership to approve amendments to the Society’s legal documents: the Certificate of Incorporation and the Bylaws. Please look for email announcements with the proposed amendments and how to vote. Questions? Please contact info@sswr.org. Thanks in advance for your participation!

The Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation

Doctoral Dissertation Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Scholars) and Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program (Fahs-Beck Fellows) with deadlines of April 1 and November 1. For details, [click here]