Register for APM

The Council on Social Work Education's (CSWE) Annual Program Meeting (APM) is the place where social work education influencers collaborate, learn, teach, and grow. The 68th APM will be held at the Hilton Anaheim in Anaheim, California, November 10–13, 2022. 

The 2022 APM continues the 4-year Leading Critical Conversations theme and will focus on addressing human rights in the United States and around the world. 

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CSWE is also taking many steps to focus on the health and safety of APM attendees. Please read the Health and Safety page for more information.

Visa Application Process for International Travelers
If you would like to request an invitation letter from CSWE for a visa application, you must first register and pay in full for the meeting. To obtain a visa invitation letter, provide your registration confirmation number and e-mail us the request. International travelers are encouraged to apply for their visas as early as possible. The International Visitors Office (IVO) of The National Academies recommends applying at least three to four months before the meeting, as consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews. Applicants should first consult the U.S. Department of State’s visa appointment and processing wait times website

Further information on business visas can be found at the U.S. Department of State Business Visa Center website and the IVO website.

Rates & Policies

Payment Date Rates

Early Bird registration is available through October 27, 2022. Full payment must accompany the registration form for a person to be considered as a registrant. Effective October 28, 2022, persons registering will be charged regular rates.

Registration Fee Options

  1. APM meeting registration only
  • CSWE members: Membership discount rates are available for faculty, students, staff, and administrators. All registrants will receive the discounted member rate through July 1, 2022.  

Registration Categories

CSWE Accredited Program Registration Categories 
Dues must be current through July 1, 2022
Early Bird
(to October 27)
After October 27
Full Member: Faculty, Administrators, and Individuals Full Conf: $445 or
One Day: $350
Full Conf: $495 or
One Day: $400
Associate Member: Emeritus Full Conf: $300 or
One Day: $280
Full Conf: $350 or
One Day: $330
Associate Member: Undergraduate/Graduate Studenta Full Conf: $115 or
One Day: $65
Full Conf: $165 or
One Day: $115
Associate Member: Doctoral Studenta Full Conf: $115 or
One Day: $65
Full Conf: $165 or
One Day: $115
Nonmember Registration Categories    
Student Nonmember: Undergraduate/Graduatea,b $125 $175
Student Nonmember: Doctorala,b $165 $215
Nonmember Full Conf: $670 or
One Day: $565
Full Conf: $720 or
One Day: $615
Practitioner or Academician in Non–Social Work Field Full Conf: $325 or
One Day: $220
Full Conf: $375 or
One Day: $270
Social Work Practitioner Full Conf: $325 Full Conf: $375 
Higher Education Librarian Full Conf: $325 or
One Day: $220
Full Conf: $375 or
One Day: $270
Additional Registration Categories    
Individual from Economically Less-Developed Countryb,c $80 $130
Child (16 and Younger): bMust accompany attendee with paid registration. Not eligible for drawings. Children must be supervised at all times. $20 $20
Guest (17 and Older): bMust accompany attendee with full registration. Not eligible for drawings. $45 $60

aStudent rates require documentation. Post-docs are eligible for the doctoral student registration rate. See Registration Categories.
bSome rates do not change for Full Conference vs. One-Day Registration.
cSee Country List for this rate.

Summits and Institutes

Visit this page for more information.

    Early Bird (to October 27) After October 27
Thursday, November 10, 2022 Leadership Development Institute $250  $300
Thursday, November 10, 2022 Field Education Institute $250  $300
Thursday, November 10, 2022 Teaching Institute for Faculty $250 $300
Sunday, November 13, 2022 Assessment Institute $250 $300
Sunday, November 13, 2022 Student Summit $25  $35

On-Site Registration

On-site registration will be available to those who do not preregister. Mailed registrations must be postmarked by Thursday, October 20, 2022. Those who wish to register but cannot send in their fees by the preregistration date should register on site. Those registering on site will be required to pay the regular registration fee and will be eligible for enrollment in the Summits and Institutes only if space remains. Students registering on site must show documentation of their student status. See Registration Categories.

Method of Payment

Cash, checks, money orders, MasterCard, VISA, or American Express will be accepted for conference and membership fees. Please make all checks or money orders payable to the Council on Social Work Education. Cash, checks, and money orders are payable in U.S. currency only and must be drawn on a U.S. bank. A $30 processing fee will be charged on all returned checks. This additional charge applies to checks written at any time for the APM or publications.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Submit registration cancellations via e-mail by October 27, 2022. No requests for refunds will be honored if they are e-mailed after this date. Registrants who do not cancel by October 27, 2022, and fail to attend the APM will be charged the full registration fee.

  • Note: November 10 and 13 Institute session fees are nonrefundable.

Refunds will be less a $75 administrative fee and must specify the payee. Refunds will be based on the original form of payment and processed within 30 days after the completion of the meeting. Refunds will not be processed after December 1, 2022. Please cancel housing reservations directly with your hotel.

CSWE is not liable for cancellation fees charged by hotels, airlines, or other means of transportation. By submitting a completed registration form, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the cancellation policy.

Substitution Policy

Substitution of registrations is permitted prior to the APM and on site. Submit substitutions via e-mail by October 27, 2022. After this date, please make any substitutions at the APM Registration Desk on site.

Only one substitution is permitted per original registrant. The individual submitting the substitution request is responsible for all financial obligations (any balance due) associated with that substitution as well as updating any contact information.

Housing Information

The Council on Social Work Education negotiates reduced rate rooms at a selection of Anaheim hotels and uses a reservation booking site powered by CMR USE Housing. We encourage you to book early to ensure you get your first choice hotel and access. Registration for the CSWE 68th Annual Program Meeting is required for securing housing. The Registrant ID is listed at the bottom of the confirmation email under payment information. Staying in the official hotel block offers convenience, amenities, and close proximity to the conference. Reservations are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

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Housing Rates

Hilton Anaheim (Conference Location)

Rates: Single/Double $239.00 (not including tax and fees)

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort

Rates: Single/Double $200.00 (not including tax and fees) 

Beware of Unauthorized Agencies!
CMR (Convention Management Resources) is the official hotel management company for the Annual Program Meeting. No other hotel management company or travel agency is authorized to place reservations on behalf of CSWE. These companies have not entered into agreements with the Anaheim hotels and are not able to guarantee rates and accommodations during the dates of the conference. Should you be contacted by any other agency other than CMR, send us a message through the CSWE Housing Support Center.

If you need assistance with booking your hotel, please reach out to CMR: 

CSWE Housing Support Center
Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. (Eastern Time) / 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Pacific Time)
800.716.7732 (Toll-Free U.S. & Canada)
+1.415.979.2284 (Outside U.S. & Canada)
CSWE Housing Support Center

Please see the Hotel Map: Map (cmrus.com) 

General City Information: 

  • Population 352,005 (2018).

  • Anaheim is a city outside Los Angeles, in Southern California. It's home to various theme parks, sports teams, and the Anaheim Convention Center.

  • Area Code 657, 714.

  • Tax: 17% Hotel Tax; 8% Sales Tax.

  • Time Zone: PST - Pacific Standard Time: November – March. PDT - Pacific Daylight Time: March - November.

  • Credit Cards are widely accepted throughout the city. ATM machines are located in many public spaces, hotels, banks and in the Convention Cente