The School Social Workers Association of Missouri (SSWAM) and the Midwest School Social Work Council are excited to bring the 51st Annual Midwest School Social Work Conference: “Inspire. Motivate. Engage. Lead.” to Clayton, MO!

The conference will be held October 17-19, 2018 at the centrally located Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel. Professionals in the fields of school social work, education, and mental health from across Missouri and eleven other Midwest states are expected to attend.

Meet our speakers!  

Keith Herman, PhD

Author and Professor of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology at University of Missouri - Columbia

Sharon Johnson, PhD, MSW

Dean of School of Social Work and Professor, University of Missouri - St. Louis

Ryan Lindsay, MSW, LCSW

Assistant Dean for Social Work and Associate Professor of Practice, Brown School at Washington University in STL

Shonta Smith, Ed.D

Associate Professor at Southeast Missouri State University and CEO of Dr. Shonta Smith International LLC

Attendees can expect many benefits from attending this conference! From networking, to browsing our exhibitor hall, to participating in meaningful workshops on relevant topics - this conference aims to help you inspire, motivate, engage, and lead in your professional role. 

Conference Highlights:

  • Earn up to 20 CEHs
  • Awards dinner banquet
  • Rooftop patio party
  • Exhibitor hall to purchase SSW materials, resources
  • Conference t-shirt available
  • Hotel discount for attendees
  • Early bird rates through 6/30/2018

Want to get involved? 

  • Volunteering. When you register to attend, you can indicate your desire to volunteer during the event.
  • Conference Planning. If you are in Missouri and want to step up right away, contact today to help us create this event into a unforgettable experience for our attendees. 

Ready to attend? Check out our Schedule of Events.




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