The Practice Committee (Co-Chairs: Charles Garvin and Barb Muskat) is responsible for promoting and enhancing the focus of the organization on the practice of group work in the global community. The Practice Committee continuously moves the IASWG mission forward on a number of practice fronts, with a current special emphasis on the use of the Standards for Social Work with Groups, as well as the role of mutual aid in group work. The Practice Committee is always exploring new ways to address the IASWG mission related to group work practice.
The committee members are: Martin Camire, Carol Cohen, Jennie Fleming, Mark Macgowan, Andrew Malekoff, William Pelech, Valerie Roy, and Christine Wilkins.
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.