DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: April 22, 2017 (Final Extension)
Abstracts are not to exceed 250 words. The call for papers form includes a cover page with the name & contact information of the author[s], of papers and/or proposals for roundtables and workshops to be completed.
The page with the abstract should contain only the title. Each abstract should address the conference theme via one of the topics specified under one of the two streams below.
Workshops may be for professional development, report on research in progress or on innovations in practice. Workshops which promote the development of collaborative research or practice interventions are especially welcome.
Social Work Education Stream
- Professional identities
- The competence debate
- Developing skills for and commitment to facilitating change
- Generalist or specialist: a false dichotomy?
- University-community relationships: who benefits?
- Field education: objectives and processes
- New approaches to teaching “core” subjects
Social Work Policy & Practice Stream
- Affording humane settlements
- Sustaining and sustainable communities
- Designing and delivering services in low resource settings
- Violence in the home, school & community
- Migration: responding to impacts at home and abroad
- Aging: the emerging crisis
- Trends and developments in work with selected populations
- Advocating for and with the vulnerable & excluded
- Regulating Practice
- The state of Social Work in the Caribbean