Affiliate Events at 2021 SSWR Virtual Conference

Thursday, January 14, 2021

7:00 PM- 8:30 PM, EST

Mentoring for Success: A GADE Award Presentation and Panel Discussion

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Description: Please join us for an evening of virtual celebration and discussion. The Group for the Advancement of Doctoral Education in Social Work (GADE) is excited to present the 2021 Donna Harrington Award for Excellence in Mentoring Doctoral Students to Dr. Cynthia Franklin (Professor, University of Texas at Austin) and the 2021 Student Award for Social Work Research to Erica Eliason (PhD Candidate, Columbia University). In addition to the award presentation, we will hear from a panel of current and past award-winners about mentorship strategies to promote doctoral student development and success. Prepare for a lively, educational discussion with these experts! Note that advance registration is required.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

6:30 PM- 7:30 PM, EST 

Perspective on Social Work PSW Virtual Social Mixer

Description: The Editorial Board for the doctoral study journal of the Graduate College of Social Work, University of Houston, invite you to connect with us during SSWR!  Please join us for a fun-filled networking gathering for all peer reviewers or doctoral students interested in being a reviewer for the PSW journal.  Perspectives on Social Work is an electronic publication.  Please visit the link to the event flyer for more details.

Friday, January 22, 2021

6:15 PM – 7:30 PM, EST

American Association for Social Work and Social Welfare –  New Fellows Induction Ceremony

Description: As part of the ceremony, the Academy will be presenting a panel titled “Pandemic, Inequities, and The Long-Term Ripple Effect Across Junior Faculty Trajectories,” featuring four of our Academy Board members and present or former deans: Audrey Shillington, Nancy Hooyman, Paula Nurius, and Jorge Delva. The panel was based on an article that the Academy Board published in November in JSSWR.

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