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Seventh Annual SOGIE Scholarship Award

The CSWE Council on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (CSOGIE) is pleased to announce a call for papers for its Seventh Annual Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression (SOGIE) Scholarship Award.  Established in 2012, the SOGIE Scholarship Award recognizes scholarship that contributes to knowledge about sexual orientation and gender identity and expression; the individual and systemic issues associated with these topics; the development of social work curriculum materials and faculty growth opportunities relevant to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression; and the experiences of individuals who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, and/or two-spirit. Learn more about the past recipients of the SOGIE Scholarship Award here.
CSOGIE particularly encourages submission of manuscripts that identify and critically analyze policies, procedures, or activities that impede full and affirming participation in CSWE and social work education of students and faculty who are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or two-spirit; provide faculty development opportunities related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression; explore ethics and social justice for social work practice with gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or two-spirit individuals; and address historical aspects of sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in the social work profession.
All 2018 CSWE Annual Program Meeting (APM) accepted presenters are invited to submit relevant scholarly papers for consideration to Pam Bowers ( by June 29, 2018. At least one author of the paper must agree to attend the award presentation during the LGBT Caucus/CSOGIE Reception at the 2018 APM in Orlando, FL.

Full Circle Survey Deadline Extended!

We value your feedback and are asking for input on how we can improve our monthly Full Circle newsletter to better serve you. Your chance to win a $50 Amazon gift card when you fill out our Full Circle survey has been extended to Friday, July 6!

2018 Annual Program Meeting

2018 APM Prelim Program Now Online!
Don’t miss the 2018 Annual Program Meeting! Review the Preliminary Program to see the conference schedule, preconference workshops, 40 track areas with educational sessions, awardees, and special events. Register to attend today!
2018 Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecturer Announced
CSWE is pleased to announce Dr. Karina Walters (University of Washington) as the 2018 Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecturer. Visit the Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture page for more information.
Register for the IPE Summit
Learn how to advance team-based practice from experts in the field at the Interprofessional Education Summit. Register today for this postconference event!
Attend the Field Education Institute
Broaden the impact of social work and learn best practices in interprofessional field education—attend the preconference Field Education Institute at the APM!
Still Time to Submit Your Work for the Disability Manuscript Award
The Council on Disability and Persons With Disabilities is accepting nominations for the Disability Manuscript Award until Friday, June 29, 2018. Submissions must be accepted 2018 Annual Program Meeting presentations. 
CRECD & Feminist Manuscript Award Submissions Due Soon
Accepted APM presenters are encouraged to submit their relevant work to be considered for the Council on Racial, Ethnic, and Cultural Diversity (CRECD) Award and the Feminist Manuscript Award. The submission deadline is June 22 for both awards. Apply Now!
Thank You to the 2018 APM Premier Sponsors
Thanks to the 2018 Annual Program Meeting (APM) sponsors for their generous support, which helps make APM possible: UNE Online, USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, and the University of Washington School of Social Work. View APM sponsorship opportunities here and contact Allison Moon for more information on custom sponsorships.
APM Final Program Advertisement Early Bird Deadline: July 10
Drive Annual Program Meeting (APM) participants to your booth with an advertisement in the APM Final Program. Reserve your ad in the Final Program by July 10 for early bird rates, and be sure to check out the member-only booth + ad packages for a special discount.
Get Your Ad on the Big Screen at APM
New this year, the digital signage sponsorship includes a digital ad on a 27' LED screen that's adjacent to the Annual Program Meeting (APM) registration area and the escalators to the exhibit hall and education session rooms. Reserve a space on the LED screen for only $200 with the purchase of a 2018 APM Final Program ad. Contact Allison Moon to reserve your space today!


Sign up for a 1:1 Chat About SocialWorkCAS
Sign up for an individualized session to walk through the SocialWorkCAS application and answer your questions. Education sessions will be held June 25–28, from 9:00 am–3:00 pm ET, and are first come, first-served.

CSWE Minority Fellowship Program

MFP Welcomes Former Fellow as New Director
CSWE is pleased to announce Duy Nguyen, PhD, LCSW, MSW, as its Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) Director, effective June 11, 2018. Click here for more info.


2018 Bylaws Proxy Voting
The ballot for proxy voting on the 2018 Bylaws Revisions is open until June 25. Full members have been sent a ballot via e-mail. Two-thirds of the weighted vote is required to amend the bylaws.

Opportunities for Members

Join the International Association of Schools of Social Work
Now more than ever, the International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) needs the support of U.S. schools to continue and expand its important work. Please consider adding your school to the ranks of IASSW members by joining now.

2019 LHE Fellowship Call for Applications
Leaders for Health Equity (LHE) is a fellowship program offered by the George Washington University through the generosity of the Atlantic Philanthropies. The call for applications is now open through August 1, 2018; learn more about the LHE fellowship program here.

Resources for Members 

CSWE’s Rainbow Papers
The Guidelines for Affirmative Social Work Education is a resource for creating social work educational environments that support lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning students, faculty, administrators, and staff members. Creating affirmative social work educational environments for transgender and gender nonconforming populations is addressed in a companion document, Guidelines for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Inclusive Social Work Education.
The Meaning of Innovation in Homeless Services
Dr. Elizabeth Bowen co-taught a course for Social Impact Fellows last summer at the University at Buffalo. Read about her experience and reflections on the meaning of the word innovation in the context of homeless services in this post on the National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services' blog.

Careers at CSWE

CSWE is recruiting to fill the openings listed below. To apply for these career opportunities at CSWE, please submit a cover letter of interest, résumé, and salary requirements to Human Resources, CSWE, 1701 Duke Street, Suite 200, Alexandria, VA 22314, FAX: +1.703.683.8099 or

Submission Guidelines

External submissions for the Members in the News, Resources, Opportunities for Members, and Events Calendar sections are welcome! View the editorial guidelines for more information. CSWE reserves the right to edit or decide not to publish any item. The content deadline for the next issue is Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
CSWE welcomes feedback for CSWE Full Circle.

Social Work Events

2018 NASW National Conference
Washington, DC
June 20–23, 2018

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