Call For Papers & Abstracts

Bridging Social Work Practice Around the World
Call for Abstracts

  • Conference Dates: June 12-13, 2014
  • Abstract notice available in PDF format:

The International Conference Committee in the social work department at AugsburgCollege, Minneapolis is pleased to invite submissions for presentations within areas of

social work in a global setting. The conference themed “Bridging Social Work Practice

Around the World” seeks to bring together educators, researchers, practitioners,

students, and other stakeholders who are interested in issues related to social work

within the global arena. The goal of this conference is to share knowledge of social work

practice around the world.

PLEASE NOTE: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS OPENS ON November 22, 2013. THE

ABSTRACT DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 15, 2014.

Submissions are encouraged in all areas related to social work theory, practice, research

and policy. Submissions can be empirical or practice based.

Suggested Topics:

• Methods of social work practice in different countries

• Globalization and its impact on the world

• Ethical considerations in social work practice

• Clinical social work practice

• Evidence based practice

• Supervision and administration

• Social work and social movements

• Community development

• Diversity and social justice within social work practice

• Sustainable development

• Environmental Justice

• Public health

Submission Instructions

Presentation types include individual papers, poster presentations, and organized

workshops. This conference encourages presentations as they relate to social work in

the micro, macro, or policy level in any part of the world. Abstracts should be submitted

in a structure that includes the following:

• Title (25 words or less)

• Presenter(s) and brief bio (100 words or less)

• An abstract (500 words or less)

§ Background

§ Purpose

§ Research or program design (as appropriate)

§ Results or practice implications

§ Overall contribution to social work

All submissions should be emailed to intlswkconf@augsburg.edu by January 31, 2014

We look forward to seeing you in June!