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NASW is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world with 150,000 members and over 5,000 in Illinois. The NASW-IL, NASW-NV and NASW-ND chapters their keep members on top of up-to-the-minute news and information regarding their professional development, whether it's changes in government regulations, breakthrough treatments, and innovative resources. With discounted professional protection through NASW Assurance Service insurance programs and public outreach to advance social work practice and improving the wellbeing of people and communities, the NASW  is working every day to help their members and the populations they serve. Please consider becoming a member today!

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September 20 - 22

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Conference Schedule

Supporting LGTQAI+ Youth

Have you ever wished you had a better grasp on the issues affecting LGBTQAI+ youth? This interactive presentation addresses cultural relevancy in working with LGBTQAI+ youth, the specific presenting concerns affecting the LGBTQAI+ community, and inclusive interventions that can be implemented in your practice, whether micro, mezzo, or macro.You will leave with ideas to inform your work and expand your knowledge.

12:30 - 1:30 PM CST Virtul Room A

The Future of the Social Work Profession in a Post-COVID World

COVID will continue to affect our profession long after the virus is gone. The pandemic has fundamentally changed social work education and practice. It has forced us to rethink how and where we do our jobs, with many of us moving to virtual platforms.We have been innovative and creative in the ways we have used technology to deliver client-centered services. Social work is positioned to lead the paradigm shift needed to develop new practices and strategies that will create a better “new normal”. This session will focus on ways the profession can intentionally engage in a deeper exploration of its future.

12:30 - 1:30 PM CST Virtual Room B

Immigration Updates: What Your Communities Need to Know

This session will provide the latest updates of what is happening with immigration law and policy and explain clearly what these developments mean for our communities.This session will also briefly explain how to get involved in community education work and in advocacy to help make public policies more responsive to the needs of immigrant families.

12:30 - 1:30 PM CST Virtual Room C

Understanding Autism: Strength-based strategies to help students flourish

This engaging session will enable attendees to understand and respect the unique attributes of individuals on the spectrum as well as communicate, discipline and nurture more effectively.Participants in this workshop will learn skills that will enable them to improve interactions with individuals on the autism spectrum. The format of the class will be based in a strength perspective, emphasizing the value of respecting that individuals on the spectrum are empowered by a supportive structure in their environment where it is at home, school or the workplace. Skills in relating to individuals on the spectrum will be addressed.

12:30 - 01:30 PM CST Virtual Room A

The Impact of Social Isolation and Loneliness on the Elderly During and Post-COVID-19 and Best Practices from the Field: Lessons Learned

Loneliness can be defined in two ways. First,in relation to indices of social integration, i.e. marital status, contact with friends or family, and lack of social integration (Helmer et al. 1999; Fratiglioni et al. 2000; De Jong Gierveld & Van Tiburg 2008; Lunaigh & Lawlor, 2008). However it is also based upon the individual’s perception.

12:30 - 01:30 PM CST Virtual Room B

Secrets of the Sand Tray: The Neuroscience of Stress and Strategies for Engaging Youth through Play

The Art of Sand Tray--an interactive and fun workshop exploring sand tray therapy for use with children, teens, and adults.This workshop will give you a brief overview of the modality as well as an opportunity to practice basic skills.

12:30 - 01:30 PM CST Virtual Room C

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Single day pass

$ 150

One catered lunch
Afternoon snacks
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$ 250

Fun swag
Afternoon snacks
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$ 450

Unlimited Entrance
Afternoon snacks
One catered lunch
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About venue

Gotham Hall

1356 Broadway, New York NY 10018, USA

Entry Time

Day 01:

09 am

Day 02:

12 pm

Day 03:

10 am