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Schedule (Nov. 5-8, 2020)

Thursday, November 5th, 2020



Preconvention Institute: Option 1
Full-Day Session (6.0 CEs)
Religion, Race, Criminal Justice, and Political Activism”Dr. Charles Lewis Jr. and Rev. Dr. Harold Dean Trulear
9:00am-12:15pm Preconvention Institute: Option 2
Half-Day Session (3.0 CEs)
“Reflective Structured Dialogue – What It Is and How We Can Use It in Social Work Practice and Education” – Dr. Allison Tan and Cini Bretzlaff-Holstein
1:00pm-4:15pm Preconvention Institute: Option 3
Half-Day Session (3.0 CEs)
Truth, Mercy, Justice, Peace: Introductory Skills for Implementing a Multidimensional Framework for Reconciliation” – Dr. Lawrence Ressler
5:00pm-7:00pm Exhibits Open & Networking Time
7:00pm-8:30pm Opening Plenary Session (1.0 CE)
– Special Welcome
– Keynote Speaker: Nikki Toyama-Szeto
“Moving Towards Flourishing:  A Look at Pathways Out of Poverty and Injustice for a Diverse People”
8:30pm-10:00pm Opening Reception and Poster Presentations

Friday, November 6th, 2020

8:00am-8:30am Worship/Devotions
8:30am-10:00am Workshops — Session A (1.5 CE)
10:00am-10:30am Coffee Break
10:30am-11:30am Workshops — Session B (1.0 CE)
11:45am-1:00pm Alan Keith-Lucas Lecture (1.0 CE)
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Stanley W. Carlson-Thies
“Love God totally, and your neighbor as yourself:  How religious freedom enables us to obey both great commandments in our time”
Lunch Break
Lunch on your own
2:00pm-3:30pm Panel Discussions “How do social workers of faith engage the political process?”(1.5 CE)
3:45pm-4:45pm Workshops – Session C (1.0 CE)
5:00pm-6:00pm Workshops — Session D (1.0 CE)
6:30pm-9:00pm Student Pizza & Game Night 
7:30pm-9:00pm Educator’s Forum

Saturday, November 7th, 2020

8:00am-8:30am Worship/Devotions
8:45am-9:45am Workshops — Session E (1.0 CE)
9:45am-10:15am Coffee Break
10:15am-11:15am Workshops — Session F (1.0 CE)
11:30am-12:45pm NACSW Community Conversation
Lunch Break Lunch on your own
2:00pm-3:30pm Workshops — Session G (1.50 CEs)
3:45pm-4:45pm Workshops — Session H (1.0 CE)
5:00pm-6:00pm Workshops — Session I (1.0 CE)
6:45pm-9:15pm Evening Banquet (1.0 CE)
– Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Bernard Richardson

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

8:45 am – Noon Morning Worship
Meet in the hotel lobby to travel to McLean Church, 8925 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22182 for worship. Transportation is not provided, however, inquire at the registration desk to arrange carpooling as needed.