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Don’t Miss Out On Attractive Early Bird Rates For The 2018 NASW National Conference

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Registration for the 2018 NASW National Conference is well underway, but there is still time to take advantage of attractive Early Bird Rates! From June 20 through 23, more than 2,000 social workers and like-minded individuals will converge on the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. for an agenda packed with great information and fulfilling activities. The ultimate gathering ... Read More »

NASW Announces Its 2018 Pre-Conference Workshops

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Registration for the 2018 NASW National Conference is underway and we are excited to announce our Pre-Conference Workshop schedule! The 2018 conference is slated for June 20-23, in Washington, D.C. It is the ultimate gathering of more than 2,000 social workers and like-minded individuals. Our conference provides wonderful opportunities to build your social work community, participate in unique professional development ... Read More »

Secure Your Space As A 2018 NASW National Conference Exhibitor

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Register today as a 2018 National Association of Social Workers (NASW) National Conference exhibitor! In June 2018, NASW will bring together more than 2,000 social workers and related professionals from across the country and around the world to expand their understanding of the importance of social workers in helping to shape our future. Here are the ‘Top Five’ reasons you ... Read More »

Call For Student Volunteers At The 2018 NASW National Conference

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is seeking NASW student members to volunteer at our 2018 National Conference June 20-23, 2018 in Washington, DC. All selected student volunteers will receive complimentary basic conference registration. Help NASW welcome more than 2,000 social workers, social work students, and like-minded professionals to the conference, and enjoy unparalleled opportunities to network with practitioners, ... Read More »

Meet 2018 NASW National Conference Keynote Speakers

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We are excited to announce two of our 2018 NASW National Conference Keynote Speakers! CNN political commentator Van Jones is slated to give the keynote presentation on the opening day of conference on June 20, 2018. The conference runs from June 20-23 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. In addition to providing political commentary for CNN and ... Read More »

Register Now for 2018 NASW National Conference

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The 2018 NASW National Conference is the ultimate gathering of more than 2,000 social workers, like-minded professionals, and social work thought leaders for four days of unparalleled opportunities for professional development, continuing education, and thought-provoking conversations about the most pressing issues facing the social work profession worldwide. We encourage you to register today and take advantage of attractive early bird ... Read More »

Help Shape Tomorrow Together at the 2018 NASW National Conference by Submitting your Proposal

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NASW is now accepting compelling proposals for the 2018 NASW National Conference, “Shaping Tomorrow Together,”  which will take place June 20-23, 2018 in Washington, DC. Submit your proposal today as an individual, symposium, or poster presentation to be considered as a presenter and showcase your research, innovation, methodologies, or strategies during the conference. More than 2,000 social workers and like-minded ... Read More »

Comparison of Neurocognition and Social Cognition between Schizoaffective Disorder, Mood Disorders, and Schizophrenia

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  The relationship between schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, and mood disorders is not well understood. Evaluating and comparing cognitive impairment in these disorders can help clarify how these disorders are related. To further our understanding of these conditions, Rong Xiao, PhD, MD, Roxanne L. Bartel, MD, and John Brekke, PhD, MSW, conducted a study to examine cognitive impairment in people with ... Read More »

Read Metari Garza’s Social Work Month Poem “Stand Up”

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Social Worker Metari Garza has been serving veterans for seven years. She is also a writer of poetry and a spoken word artist. During Social Work Month Garza, LCSW, CCM, shared her poem “Stand Up” with other staff at the VA North Texas Health Care System. The chief of Social Work Services then shared it with our national VA leadership. ... Read More »