The Mandel School at SSWR 2024

Mandel School booth at 2020 SSWR

The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) Annual Conference is taking place this year Jan. 10–14, in Washington, D.C. It will feature social work education presentations, an exhibit hall and networking opportunities. The conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests:

  • Over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper and poster presentations
  • Symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse and HIV/AIDS
  • Research methods workshops designed to enhance methods expertise and grant-writing skills and special sessions on research priorities and capacity building that target cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research
  • Pre-conference programs and a networking reception, especially for doctoral students

This year's theme is Re-centering and Democratizing Knowledge: The Next 30 Years of Social Work Science.

Connect with us at SSWR

Be sure to visit us in the SSWR Exhibit Hall, Booth 504.

Join us as we celebrate three of our faculty colleagues on their impressive achievements:

Mandel School Presentations

Find out what our faculty, researchers and students have been working on at over 20 presentations!

And consider adding this roundtable to your schedule, organized by Braveheart Gillani, a current doctoral student. It includes Tyrone Hamler, a recent PhD alumnus who's now at the University of Denver.

Saturday, Jan. 13 | 8–9:30 a.m.

"I Need You to Show up for Me": The State of Mentorship for Underrepresented Minoritized Social Work PhD Students and Junior Faculty and Our Hopes for the Future
Organizer: Braveheart Gillani
Speakers/Presenters: Flora Cohen, Autumn Asher BlackDeer, Tyrone Hamler

View the Mandel School's 2024 SSWR presentation schedule

See the full 2024 SSWR program schedule