Social Work with Military Service Members, Veterans and their Families

The New York University Silver School of Social Work invites practitioners, researchers, faculty,agency administrators, community workers, Military Service Members, and Veterans to submit proposals for plenary, poster and workshop presentations on social work with Military Service Members, Veterans and their Families. Proposals are welcomed in all areas related to social work with Military Service Members/Veterans, such as family work, group work, children of veterans, substance abuse, housing and homelessness prevention, employment, behavioral health, and best practices.

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT IS AVAILABLE FOR PRESENTERS AND ATTENDEES!

CONFERENCE THEME: SOCIAL WORK WITH SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES

The mutually dependent systems affecting Military Service Members and Veterans include familial, economic, educational, political, health, and mental health. Now more than ever, as Service Members return from military theaters around the globe, the role of social work and human services in these systems is integral to successful re-entry.

This conference will explore social work interventions at the micro, mezzo, and macro levels. The voice of Veterans as well as Active Duty, Reserve, and National Guard members themselves will play an important role in all conference presentations.

THE APPLICATION FOR PROPOSALS IS AVAILABLE:

Workshop sessions are 60 minutes in length and emphasize skill building with a practice-based component.

Plenary Sessions are 90 minute lectures/panel presentations that focus on research, practice, and/or training initiatives. Plenaries occur at designated times during the Conference.

Interactive Poster Presentations display current work/research with Service Members/Veterans.

Presenters speak on their posters at designated times (for more information, see the application).

Important Deadline: All proposals are due by August 30th 

Direct questions to: silver.continuingeducation@nyu.edu

WHEN
November 15, 2016 at 8am - November 16, 2016
WHERE
NYU Silver School of Social Work
1 Washington Sq N
New York, NY 10003
United States
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