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SSWR 23rd Annual Conference 
Ending Gender Based, Family and Community Violence
January 16-20, 2019, Hilton San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, USA
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2019 Brief and Brilliant Presentation Videos – “I dream a world…”

Leading social work scholars engaged the audience through TedX-style talks using images, story-telling and media. Each speaker completed the statement “I dream a world…” to share the most important ideas facing social work research and practice. Sponsored by: University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work. Click here to view videos.

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SPEAKING AT SSWR 2019…                                                                   view all featured speakers>>>

Xinqi Dong, Opening Plenary, Thursday, January 17, 2019, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Craig Winston LeCroy, Aaron Rosen Lecture, Friday, January 18, 2019, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Susan Lambert, Annual Social Policy Forum, Saturday, January 19, 2019, 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Angela Davis, Presidential Plenary, Saturday, January 19, 2019, 2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

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

Questions? Please contact:

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

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