Call for Presentations Proposals
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The theme of the 2017 IASWG International NYC Symposium is Group Work in Challenging Times: Creative Strategies for Facing Change. This symposium offers a multitude of possibilities to share your knowledge:
Submissions can be submitted in English, French, German and Spanish, and may also be presented at the Symposium in these languages. Acceptance of submitted proposals (and notification of presenters) will be determined by March 2017. All presenters must be members of IASWG, and all must register for at least the day of their presentation.
Call for Proposals / Llamada para Propuestas / Aufruf für Beiträge / Appel de Propositions
The International Association for Social Work with Groups, co-sponsored by the New York University Silver School of Social Work, invites group work students, practitioners, researchers, faculty, administrators, community workers and activists, and group workers from various professional disciplines, to submit presentation proposals. Proposals are welcomed in all areas of group work, especially related to group work practice with populations in a variety of settings, multicultural practice, group work in developing countries or underserved communities, community development, activist group work practice, group work research and training. To download the Call for Proposals flyer, click here.
Por favor, únase a nosotros para el Simposio Anual de la Asociación Internacional de Trabajo Social con Grupos (IASWG) en la ciudad de Nueva York, co-patrocinado por la Universidad de Nueva York, Escuela “Silver” de Trabajo Social. Bienvenidos sean los estudiantes de trabajo en grupo, profesionales, investigadores, profesores, administradores de agencias, trabajadores comunitarios y activistas de diversas diciplinas profesionales para presentar propuestas escritas, talleres y presentaciones de carteles. Para descargar la Llamada para Propuestas, haga clic aquí.
IASWG, co-sponsored von der Universität New York, Silver School of Social Work, lädt Studierende, Sozialarbeiter/pädagogen, Forschende, Fakultäten, Sozialmanager, Gemeinde-Sozialarbeiter und weitere an Gruppenarbeit Interessierte ein, ihre Angebote für Symposiums-Beiträge einzureichen. Zum Download der Ausschreibung Flyer, klicken Sie hier.
L’association internationale pour le travail social de groupe en collaboration avec l’École de travail social Silver School de l’Université de New York invite les étudiants en travail social de groupe, chercheurs, enseignants, superviseurs, gestionnaires et militants à soumettre une proposition de communication, d’atelier ou d’affiche pour le symposium 2017. Pour télécharger le dépliant , cliquez ici.
Presenter Guidelines & Resources
Thank you for your willingness to present on a topic in the field of group work to the IASWG diverse membership. Your expertise and commitment to further the profession's body of knowledge are a key component of how we advance the goals of our Association.
Membership & Registration Requirements
Lead Presenter Requirements
It is the lead presenter's responsibility to inform any co-presenters of any pertinent information such as the schedule, membership, and registration requirements. The lead presenter is the IASWG's contact person; all correspondence related to an educational session will be routed through them.
Poster Presenter Requirements
All confirmed lead presenters and co-presenters must register for symposium by the deadline designated by the associated IASWG’ contact person. Co-authors may be recognized for their contributions to poster presentations, but only registered presenters will be allowed to attend the Symposium. Non-registered authors and contributors cannot present in any capacity. To learn more about poster presentation guidelines and recommendations, click here.
Overview of Presentation Sessions
Audiovisual (AV) Equipment
Workshop and paper presentation rooms have the following equipment available:
Handouts and PowerPoint Presentations
We highly encourage you to email your presentation materials, including handouts, to firstname.lastname@example.org to be shared in the Resource Library to provide attendees with the opportunity to electronically access and download the information. Attendees who wish to print hard copies of your handouts will then have the option. If you choose to provide printed handouts for your session, we recommend printing 25 copies.
Room Locations and Set-Ups
Most rooms will have moveable chairs with attached desks. All rooms with have two medium-sized tables for presenters. Rooms will be arranged in row seating. If you move the chairs during your session, please return them to rows after your presentation. A volunteer will be present in the room to assist with the room arrangement.
Rooms (361, 365, 369, 375, 379, 383, 388, 461, and 475) fit 30 to 40 individuals. A map to the 3rd floor of Global Center, where most presentations will take place, can be found here and look like the below images:
Photograph & Video Content Ownership
IASWG will use photographs and video taken during events to promote the association and future events. By presenting an educational session you provide IASWG with the unrestricted right to use photographs and videos at its discretion for this purpose.
EXTENDED Submission Deadline: February 15, 2017. Submit your Symposium Presentation Proposal now! Click here to learn more.
Call for Papers: Groupwork in Practice - The new Groupwork in Practice section of Groupwork will provide an opportunity to publish papers that are more descriptive of groupwork in practice, learn more here.
2017 Groupwork Student Essay Competition - Whiting and Birch are happy to announce the third Groupwork Essay Prize of $100.00. Student groupworkers are invited to submit an essay or paper on any aspect of their practice of groupwork. Any student on a first degree or masters program, or those who have graduated in 2016, may submit an essay or paper (maximum 5,000 words) for the prize.
Free Access to newest Groupwork article! Click here to read, "Stories of change in a Québec group for men who have perpetrated violence against a partner," by current IASWG members.