Celebrating a Tradition of Caring: Social Work Practice Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Venue: Sheraton New York

Location: NEW YORK, NEW YORK, United States

Event Date/Time: May 06, 2007 End Date/Time: May 08, 2007
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 15, 2006
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Description

Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University invites submissions of proposals for presentation at our 50th Anniversary Conference. Practitioners, researchers, educators, administrators and students are encouraged to submit proposals in all spheres, including health care, clinical practice with diverse individuals and families, gerontology, group work, community development and advocacy, Jewish communal services, international social work, ethics, and field instruction. Interdisciplinary participation is invited from law, business, anthropology, political science, medicine, and psychiatry. Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University invites submissions of proposals for presentation at our 50th Anniversary Conference. Practitioners, researchers, educators, administrators and students are encouraged to submit proposals in all spheres, including health care, clinical practice with diverse individuals and families, gerontology, group work, community development and advocacy, Jewish communal services, international social work, ethics, and field instruction. Interdisciplinary participation is invited from law, business, anthropology, political science, medicine, and psychiatry.

Proposals may reflect either empirical or conceptual research and may be related to practice, specific interventions, or programs. Proposals that address issues concerning the conference theme and the symposia themes are encouraged.

The following types of submissions
are encouraged:
• Practice Innovations • Research Papers
• Innovations in Teaching and Supervision • Case Studies
• Policy Analyses • Student Papers

ABSTRACTS
Abstracts should be no more than 500 words and submitted as WORD documents. The abstract page should include only the title of the presentation; choice of paper, workshop, or poster session (see below for descriptions); and the abstract. On a separate cover sheet, provide title of presentation, name(s) of presenter(s), address(s), phone number(s), e-mail address(s), department(s), affiliation(s) and fax number(s). The deadline to submit abstracts is October 15, 2006. The abstract should include: (1) purpose of the paper, (2) major issues and problems discussed, (3) methodology, and (4) the symposium that best applies to the topic.

WORKSHOPS
Workshops are designed to be practice-oriented and should focus on intervention methods, innovations, techniques, and/or skill development. One or more people can propose a workshop, which will run for 90 minutes including Q & A.

POSTERS
Poster sessions will last 90 minutes and consist of a large number of presenters. Poster sessions allow attendees to speak with the presenters on a one-to-one basis about practice innovations and/or research endeavors.

Venue

811 7th Avenue at 53rd Street
NEW YORK
NEW YORK
United States
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