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Notice about Abstract Submission Deadline:
SSWR has extended the 2021 conference abstract submission deadline from April 15, 2020 to April 30, 2020. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact our lives, we know that our members are dealing with multiple, unexpected demands of time, both professional and family. We hope that this additional time to submit your abstract will be helpful.

SSWR 2021 Call for Papers Now Available (view more)

SSWR 2021 Brief and Brilliant Call for Self-Nominations Now Available (view more)

The SSWR 2021 abstract submission deadline has been extended from April 15, 2020, to April 30, 2020, 11:59 pm, Pacific Time. If you have any questions, please contact DeeJay Garringo, CAE, program director, at dj@sswr.org or 703-352-7797, ext. 2.

Overview of the SSWR Annual Conference

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. Pre-conference programs and a networking reception especially for doctoral students.

The Thursday plenary session and invited symposia are developed by the Vice President/Conference Chair.  The Thursday morning workshop sessions are developed by the Vice President-elect.  The SSWR Board of Directors and the Conference Committee provides input into the development of all invited sessions.

Conference Venue

Hilton San Francisco Union Square
333 O’Farrell Street
San Francisco, California, 94102, USA
TEL: +1-415-771-1400
FAX: +1-415-202-7798

For questions, contact:

DeeJay R. Garringo, CAE
SSWR Program Director
703-352-7797, ext. 218