Formerly the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (AASWG), the International Association for Social Work with Groups is the premier international association for social workers and allied helping professionals engaged in group work. IASWG seeks to promote excellence in group work practice, education, field instruction, research and publications.
Members include group workers from Australia, Barbados, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Lithuania, Namibia, Netherlands, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Trinidad-Tobago, and U.S.
2015 IASWG Annual Symposium
Join us June 4th to June 7th, 2015 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
Our rooms at the Carolina Inn and the Hampton Inn in Chapel Hill are booked, but another hotel within walking distance of the symposium is the luxurious, but expensive hotel called The Franklin.
More affordable but nice hotels fairly close to our symposium (and on a busline that goes to our event location) are the Aloft Hotel; Courtyard by Marriott; or the Holiday Inn Express.
2015 IASWG Group Work Camp in Wisconsin
Join us July 30 to August 2, 2015 in Williams Bay, WI, USA
Group Work Camp is an opportunity for social work students and practitioners to glean knowledge from one another on the importance and efficacy of groups. Participants will be able to select beginning- or advanced-level workshops focused on experiential and interactive learning. Registration for Group Work Camp will open by mid-May. The registration rate is $100 and $50 for students and retirees. Please note, participants must be IASWG members. Explore More.
2015 IASWG European Group Work Camp
Join us October 7 to 10, 2015 in Lithuania, Birstonas
Group Work Camp has become a regular event in the U.S., bringing together professional groupworkers, educators, and students to meet and share their ideas, skills, and experiences in group work. The first time the group work camp will take place in Europe will be in the small, cozy resort town of Birstonas on the banks of the Nemunas River. Facilitated by a skilled team of practitioners and educators from all over the world, a wide array of training, workshops, and activities are available for both beginning and experienced group workers. Join us at this unique event! Registration is open now! Early-bird registration ends June 30th at a discounted registration rate of 200 Euros. After June 30th, the registration rate is 220 Euros. Registration closes on September 5th. To register, complete and email the Registration Application to Roberta M. at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Announcement of the 2015 Whiting and Birch Groupwork Essay Prize for Students: Students are invited to submit an essay or paper on any aspect of their practice of group work. Prize includes $100.00 and possible publication in Groupwork, an international journal. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS MAY 10, 2015. To learn more, click here.