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Live Remote Workshop Program for Virtual Convention 2021

Virtual Convention 2021 Live Remote Workshop Program

NACSW is pleased to post our live remote workshop program for the our Virtual Convention 2021. This year’s program includes workshop sessions throughout Friday and Saturday received from all across North America following a competitive peer review process. All live remote sessions will be accessible via a Ring Central Zoom link provided to virtual convention participants.

NACSW’s convention live remote workshops range from 60 minutes to 90 minutes long on a wide range of topics of interest to Christians in social work.


A Panel Discussion on Immigration

Livestreamed for Virtual Convention Participants 

NACSW has an exciting panel discussion planned for Saturday, November 20th from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm PT featuring Mary Rawlings, Department Chair & Professor, School of Social Work, Azusa Pacific University, Sandy Ovalle of Sojourners (Saturday Evening Banquet Speaker), Jonathan Fung, Director of Legal Services, Immigration Resource Center of San Gabriel Valley  and Elizabeth Patterson Roe Associate Professor, Malone University. These distinguished panelist will discuss with our attendees current issues concerning Immigration. Some of the topics they will be discussing include:

  1. Helping social workers understand current policy relative to immigration and undocumented status, helping social workers understand that current policy makes it really hard for people to come to this country legally. and the impact on service delivery to persons in this country that aren’t legal residents. There will be an update on the DACA legislation as well.
  2. Outlining critical context and understanding of the current crisis of unaccompanied minors at the border.
  3. Discussing ways that social workers and people of faith can get involved to advocate for more just policy and to meet needs of people seeking asylum and those here seeking legal status.
  4. Sharing biblical perspectives on immigrants and immigration.


Check out the following website pages to learn more about NACSW’s Virtual Convention 2021!