The Network for Social Work Management 27th Annual Conference “Grand Challenges” June 16th and 17th, 2016, Hosted by USC, School of Social Work.

The Network for Social Work Management, 27th Annual Conference, “Grand Challenges” Click Here for More Information and to register.

We’re excited to reveal the #NSWM2016 Opening Keynote! View the program snapshot today.  Do You Want to Learn Innovative Strategies to Manage and Lead Social Service Agencies? #NSWM2016 is for you!  #NSWM2016 brings together social work and human service leaders, international experts, researchers, and practitioners to share creative and innovative ways to lead human service agencies. Thursday Keynote: “The Grand Challenges: Transformations and Opportunities for Social Work Leadership”

Ron Manderscheid, PhD Executive Director, NACBHDD and NARMH Adjunct Professor, BSPH, JHU

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to transform all of healthcare. For behavioral health, these changes involve major moves toward population health management and toward integrated care delivery, including social services. Changes of this magnitude can be expected to reverberate throughout the field for most of the coming decade.   Within this context, the Grand Challenges offer an exceptionally important narrative for social work management going forward. Cluster 1 (Ensure Healthy Development, Close the Health Gap, Stop Family Violence, Advance Long and Productive Lives) addresses fundamental issues in community population health management. Cluster 2 (Eradicate Social Isolation, End Homelessness, Create Social Responses to a Changing Environment, and Harness Technology for Social Good) seeks to improve community population wellbeing management. Cluster 3 (Promote Smart Decarceration, Reduce Extreme Economic Inequality, Build Financial Capability for All, and Achieve Equal Opportunity and Justice) seeks to promote community population equity management. Considered together, the three clusters offer major new opportunities for social work leadership and for the field generally.   Social work needs to define a clear vision going forward; it needs to define career trajectories for young social workers in marketable projects; and it needs to engage in societal tasks that contribute to better health, wellbeing, and equity. The Grand Challenges can do this.

REGISTER TODAY! Use the code “nswm” to register.

Your registration package includes:

*Admittance to innovative and educational plenary sessions, invitational presentations, and workshops.

*Exclusive networking opportunities.

*Access to motivating speakers.

*CEUs for workshops and panels for a small fee.

*Human Service Organizations: Leadership, Management and Governance Journal subscription.

*Breakfast and lunch for Thursday, June 16 and Friday, June 17.

*Pre-conference reception on Wednesday, June 15

*Reception on Thursday, June 16.

*Swag bag and souvenir program book.

To receive the special rates for current students, retirees, unemployed, volunteers and speakers please contact us at HOTELS

Room blocks have been reserved for attendees. Availability is on a first come, first serve basis, so reserve your hotel room early.

Conference Hotel

The LA Hotel Downtown

333 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90071

Book your group rate for the Network for Social Work Management 213-617-6019

Reservations must be made by 5/25/16  Dorms NSWM is offering USC dorms at a discounted rate for conference attendees. Space is limited so it is first come, first serve. Submit your application today!

TRANSPORTATION The Endowment Center is a 10 minute drive from our conference hotels. The Endowment is also easily accessible via metro.  Save NSWM’s discount code for $15 off your first uber ride at the conference: “uberNetwork16ue”! If you cannot join us for the conference, use the code today!

Grand Challenges for Social Work Invites You to Go•Grander!