NASW Conferences

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NASW conferences at both the National and State level offer unique opportunities for professional development, networking, and earning continuing education credit. The conferences bring together social workers and related professionals where leading-edge content is offered in both on-site and virtual formats.

NASW conference participants have the opportunity to connect with experts in the field from across the nation and world, be inspired by highly regarded speakers, and gain new skills at innovative workshops.


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2020 NASW National Conference

June 14-17, 2020

Social workers make a difference: 2020 NASW National Conference


Call for Proposals Now Open!

Build your professional brand and network by submitting a proposal for the NASW 2020 National Conference. These proposals will provide the rich, educational foundation for the 100+ sessions that the Conference offers, presented in formats such as individual presentations, symposia, poster presentations, and more. The seamless submission process all happens online - learn more and submit your proposal!




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The True Power of Social Work


Gary Bailey, MSW, ACSW

Listen to former NASW President Gary Bailey, MSW, ACSW, talk about why he attends the NASW national conference.