2015 ANNUAL CONFERENCE, APRIL 9 & 10, 2015
Kalamazoo Radisson, Kalamazoo, Michigan
The National Association of Social Workers – Michigan Chapter is requesting proposals from social workers and other professionals to present a continuing education workshop at the 2015 Annual Conference. This year’s conference takes place on April 9 & 10, 2015 at the Kalamazoo Radisson in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Preference will be given to proposals that feature best practices, social work ethics, pain management and/or content from one of the following topic areas:
- Addictions/Substance Abuse
- Children, Youth & Families
- Diversity/Cultural Competency
Who Should Submit a Proposal?
You! Your colleagues! Your colleagues’ colleagues! Any professional with a level of social work understanding who would like an opportunity to share their knowledge with social workers from around the state of Michigan is a great candidate for this conference.
What Kind of Workshop Can I Give?
The possibilities are endless! Past workshops have featured lectures, case presentations, audio/visual components, group discussion, and large group or small group activities and demonstrations. Presenters can choose between providing a 1.5 hour presentation or a 3 hour presentation, schedule permitting. Please be sure to indicate the length of program you prefer to provide when completing the RFP.
In addition to the enjoyment of sharing knowledge with colleagues, presenters are offered deeply discounted registration rates for the day they present and may also earn continuing education credits [CEs] for their workshop [subject to licensure rules]. NASW-Michigan issues confirmations to all presenters for their records following the conference.
How Do I Submit a Proposal?
Download the attached form - 2015 NASW-MI Annual Conference RFP - and complete it in its entirety. Email the completed file [make sure your resume or CV has been appended to the end of the file, along with any other additional pages] to: RFP@nasw-michigan.org
Important Dates for Presenters
October 1, 2014: Proposals due
November 21, 2014: Presenters notified on committee decision
March 9, 2015: Presentation materials due
April 9 & 10, 2015 – NASW-Michigan Annual Conference, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Please contact Tricia McCarthy: firstname.lastname@example.org or 517.487.1548 x16