Social Work Across Borders: Canada and USA

IFSW’s North American Regional International Conference, Tuesday, March 28, 2023

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Presented by: Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW), the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), and the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)

Conference Hosts and Moderators:

Joan Davis-Whelan, President, CASW

Mildred “Mit” C. Joyner, DPS, MSW, LCSW, President, NASW

Yvonne Chase, PhD, MSW, LCSW, ACSW, President-Elect, NASW

This year’s conference focuses on strengthening the social work profession across our shared border. Canadian and U.S. social workers will discuss various issues related to their practice. Sessions will focus on each national association’s mission, challenges of working across the border, practitioners’ perspectives on racism and immigration and refugee settlement, and international partnership building.

Presentations by NASW Leadership

National Update & Overview (11:10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET)

Fred Phelps, MSW, RSW – Executive Director, CASW

Anthony Estreet, PhD, MBA, MSW, LCSW-C, LCADC- Chief Executive Officer, NASW

Registration Process and Challenges (12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. ET)

Dr. Siu Ming Kwok – President – Canadian Council of Social Work Regulators

Sarah Butts, MSW – Director of Public Policy, NASW