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CSWE invites proposals for the 62nd Annual Program Meeting in Atlanta, GA, on November 3–6, 2016. The conference theme, Advancing Collaborative Practice Through Social Work Education, was selected to reflect the importance of collaborative practice across different contexts to the preparation of future social work professionals. Throughout its history, social work has embraced an interdisciplinary philosophy in which collaborative practice is both the bedrock of professional education and the very core of social work practice in micro, mezzo, and macro systems.

The conference will focus on collaborative practice in all contexts, showcase evidence-based outcomes and lessons learned, and provide a venue for scholarly dialogue and productive networking.

Proposal Categories
The 2016 APM program will be developed through two types of proposal categories. Select each below to learn more about their respective submission processes and requirements.

1. Peer-Reviewed Proposals (7 format options)  

2. Invited Proposals (4 format options). 

Proposal Evaluation Areas

Proposals will be reviewed for the following.

  • Relevance of topic, study, or inquiry to CSWE members
  • Clarity of the written proposal or focus of inquiry
  • Appropriateness of research method(s) and/or conceptual foundation
  • Robustness of analytical and/or theoretical frame
  • Significance for social work education, practice, research, policy, or theory

Both calls closed on Monday, February 22, 2016, at 11:59 pm (USA ET)

If you need assistance please send all questions to the APM mailbox