The SSWR Annual Conference offers a scientific program that reflects a broad range of research interests, from workshops on the latest quantitative and qualitative research methodologies to symposia featuring studies in child welfare, aging, mental health, welfare reform, substance abuse, and HIV/AIDS. Over 500 symposia, workshop, roundtable, paper and poster presentations. Research methods workshops designed to enhance methods expertise and grant-writing skills and special sessions on research priorities and capacity building that target cutting-edge topics vital to contemporary social work research. Pre-conference programs and a networking reception especially for doctoral students.
The Society for Social Work and Research was founded in 1994 as a free-standing organization dedicated to the advancement of social work research. SSWR works collaboratively with a number of other organizations that are committed to improving support for research among social workers. Our members include faculty in schools of social work and other professional schools, research staff in public and private agencies, and masters/doctoral students.
SSWR’s more than 1300 members come from 45 states in the United States as well as from Australia, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, India, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Trinidad and the United Kingdom.
SSWR’s members represent more than 200 universities and institutions.
|SSWR Annual Conference 2026 - Society for Social Work and Research||Washington||District of Columbia||-||-||Jan 14, 2026|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2025 - Society for Social Work and Research||Seattle||Washington||-||-||Jan 15, 2025|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2024 - Society for Social Work and Research||Washington||District of Columbia||-||-||Jan 10, 2024|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2023 - Society for Social Work and Research||Phoenix||Arizona||-||-||Jan 11, 2023|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2022 - Society for Social Work and Research||Washington||District of Columbia||-||-||Jan 12, 2022|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2021 - Society for Social Work and Research||San Francisco||California||1,200||30||Jan 13, 2021|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2020 - Society for Social Work and Research||Washington||District of Columbia||1,200 e||30||Jan 15, 2020|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2019 - Society for Social Work and Research||San Francisco||California||1,200 e||-||Jan 16, 2019|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2018 - Society for Social Work and Research||Washington||District of Columbia||1,200 e||40||Jan 10, 2018|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2017 - Society for Social Work and Research||San Francisco||California||-||-||Jan 11, 2017|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2016 - Society for Social Work and Research||Washington||District of Columbia||-||-||Jan 13, 2016|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2015 - Society for Social Work and Research||New Orleans||Louisiana||-||-||Jan 14, 2015|
|SSWR Annual Conference 2014 - Society for Social Work and Research||San Antonio||Texas||-||-||Jan 15, 2014|