Getting to NYU
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The NYU website lists click helpful guide when choosing where to stay near campus. As shared on their website, "there are so many options available on where to stay...recommending hotels isn't an option." We agree -- there are numerous online tools available to find hotel options that meet your unique needs. To learn more about the areas and hotel options around campus, click here. If you are interested in staying in a hotel, please consider the Washington Square Hotel, which is near the symposium and offering a discounted rate.
Set right on Washington Square (a block from the Symposium location), this family-owned and Parisian-influenced hotel is 3 blocks from 3rd Street restaurants, theaters and clubs, and only 1 block from the West 4th Street station serving several subway lines. There is a restaurant serving American bistro food, as well as a lobby bar; breakfast is included for hotel guests. The fitness room and WiFi is free. Art deco-style double beds and king bed guest rooms are available. To book your room with the discounted IASWG rate, click here or contact the hotel by phone at (212) 777-9515 and tell them you are attending the Symposium for the International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG). Address: 103 Waverly Place, NY, NY 10001
Hyatt Union Square New York sits one block from the city's cultural epicenter at Union Square (about a 15 minute walk to the symposium venue). Retaining its antique limestone façade, whitewashed brick walls, and fully restored 25-foot ceilings; this smoke-free hotel includes a restaurant, 2 bars/lounges, and a 24-hour fitness center. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a 24-hour business center, and valet parking. To book a room, contact the reservations department at 1-888-591-1234 and mention the group name (International Association for Social Work with Groups) or book online (unionsquare.hyatt.com) and input the group code (G-INAS) under Corporate or Group Code after inputting your reservation dates. Address: 134 Fourth Ave, NY, NY 10003
We have secured a large block of extremely affordable and basic rooms in NYU dormitory housing. Guests are provided with a linen packet, which includes a flat sheet, fitted sheet, pillowcase, towel, pillow, and thin fleece blanket. Participants should bring any toiletries or extra blankets they require. Rooms are furnished with an extra-long twin bed and mattress, desk, desk chair, and dresser for each guest. *Book your room as part of your symposium registration. Address: 120 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10014
Founders Hall offers a basic, dorm-style suite of two bedrooms (with two twin beds in each bedroom) sharing a bathroom. Two options are available:
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Cancellation & Refund Policy for Founders Hall Reservations
Register now for the 2017 IASWG NYC Symposium.
Submit your Symposium Poster Presentation Proposal by March 15th. Click here to learn more.
Coming in July! Group Work Camp in Wisconsin, USA.
Call for Papers: Groupwork invites you to submit papers that critically address the use of groupwork in all aspects of working with people who have experirenced political oppression. To learn moreGroupwork with people who have experienced political oppression, learn more here. Deadline January 1, 2018.
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, "From lessons to sessions: How does second language teaching experience translate to psychoeducational group facilitation?," by current IASWG members.