The 2018 NASW National Conference is just a few days away, and we can’t wait to see you in Washington next week. Here are some exciting additions to the program, available to conference registrants free of charge:
Personalized career development services for NASW National Conference Attendees, brought to you by the NASW Career Center and the Consortium for Career Development in Social Work Education (CCDSWE). CCDSWE is a volunteer-led organization of career services professionals serving social work students and alumni, and promoting social work career development.
Consortium members will offer private career coaching sessions throughout the Conference. Sign-up at Registration for a free one-on-one consultation on resume review, interview skills, help with cover letters, and more.
All-day one-on-one Career Coaching, Located in Park Tower Suite 8222
Thursday, 6/21 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday, 6/22 7:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday, 6/22 7:00 am – 12:00 noon
And look for these career presentations during breaks in the CE sessions:
Thursday, 6/21 12:30 – 1:30 pm, Marriott Balcony A
Ignite Your Career Potential: Resumes, Cover Letters & Professionalism in the Workplace
Learn today’s expectations of Professionalism in the Workplace. Leave with cutting edge ideas to update your resume, cover letter and salary negotiation techniques to spearhead your own Social Work career.
Friday, 6/22 1:00 – 2:00 pm, Marriott Balcony A
Design Thinking for Social Workers,
Effective Techniques in Navigating Organizational Politics, and
Step Up and Stand Out: Professional Branding
Also check out these exciting additions to the program:
Friday, 6/22 12:45 – 1:45 pm, Marriott Ballroom Salon 3
Discussion with Jennifer Fox, Writer/Director of “The Tale”
1 CEU Available
“The Tale,” a feature film from award-winning documentarian Jennifer Fox, tells the true story of her sexual abuse at age 13 by two trusted coaches and mentors. This extraordinary film, which has been acclaimed by critics around the world, focuses not only on the epidemic of sexual abuse of the young. It also describes the complex process through which unconscious trauma can slowly be understood and faced in the conscious mind. Watch excerpts from the film and join a conversation with Jennifer Fox and NASW member SaraKay Smullens, an advisor on the film.
Thursday, 6/21 9:00 – 11:00 pm, Marriott Ballroom Salon 1
Club NASW with DJ Aria
Dance the night away! Looking for a way to mingle and network with your fellow conference attendees? this is the event for you. We’ve designed a fun evening that includes great music, refreshments, and good conversation. Dancing promotes self-care, it’s fun, and you meet so many wonderful people. Pack your best dancing shoes and join in on the Social Work Slide, other line dances, and music that keeps everyone stepping from DJ Aria, one of the best DJs in Washington, DC. Learn some new dance moves and create lasting memories, as we celebrate the work that social workers do.
Please review the program addendum carefully when you check-in for important updates including new sessions. And, be sure to spend time in the exhibit hall – we’re full!! – with interesting long-time friends and new partners.
Remember it can be steamy in Washington in June, and cold in some meeting rooms, so pack layers – and see you next week.