SSWR 19th Annual Conference
The Social and Behavioral Importance
of Increased Longevity
January 14-18, 2015, New Orleans Marriott
New Orleans, LA, USA
Thank you! 2015 SSWR Sponsors
The Society for Social Work and Research
is grateful to the schools and organizations
for their generous support of the Society
and the SSWR 2015 Annual Conference. [View]

What’s Happening Now

PowerPoint presentation slides from the SSWR 2015 Annual Conference are now available online. Please note only those presentations of speakers who gave us their permission to do so are posted. Click here to access available presentation slides.

separator1 VIEWOnline Program Schedule Now Available!

SSWR is pleased to announce that the program schedule is now posted online at The online program schedule is searchable by day, presentation format, cluster and topical areas, and authors. In addition to the plenary sessions, the SSWR program includes more than 200 sessions across 19 tracks of original symposia, roundtables, workshops, individual papers, and ePosters.

Important notice to all speakers, presenters, organizers, and discussants: If your abstract is accepted for presentation at the SSWR 2015 Annual Conference, please be reminded that all presenters, speakers, organizers, and discussants are required to register for the conference and must be current 2015 SSWR members. This requirement is applicable to oral and poster presenters, symposium organizers, symposium paper presenters and symposium discussants, and workshop and roundtable speakers. Please note that co-authors are not expected to comply with this policy. Co-authors attending the conference, however, are required to register for the conference.

Conference Venue

The New Orleans Marriott is the official headquarters hotel for the SSWR 19th Annual Conference.

New Orleans Marriott
555 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tel: (504) 613-1881 (group reservations)
Fax: (504) 523-6755

Overview of the 19th 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.Preconference programs and a networking reception especially for doctoral students. For questions, please contact DeeJay Garringo, Program Director,, 703-352-7797, ext. 218.

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