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Schedule (Nov 18-21, 2021)

Thursday, November 18th, 2021

9:00am – 4:15pm (1hr. lunch break) Preconvention Institute: Option 3
Full-Day Session (6.0 CEs)
“Discussion will be focused on the Implementation of the Enneagram” – Presented by Dr. Jon Singletary
1:00 pm-4:15pm Preconvention Institute: Option 2
Half-Day Session (3.0 CEs)
Presented by David Mandani, MSW, LCSW “Mental Health in the Church: A New Approach to Building Community”
5:00pm-7:00pm Exhibits Open & Networking Time
6:00pm-6:45pm Meet the NACSW Board of Directors
7:00pm-8:30pm Opening Plenary Session (1.0 CE)

– Special Welcome: “Barking to the Choir: The Power of Radical Kinship”

– Keynote Speaker: Father Greg Boyle, Founder of Homeboy Industries, the largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world

8:30pm-10:00pm Opening Reception and Poster Presentations
9:30pm-10:00pm Meet the NACSW Board Presidents: Sip and Greet – meet in the hotel lobby

Friday, November 19th, 2021

8:00am-8:30am Worship/Devotions
8:45am-9:45am Workshops — Session A (1.0 CE)
9:45am-10:15am Coffee Break
10:15am-11:15am Workshops — Session B (1.0 CE)
11:30am-12:45pm Alan Keith-Lucas Lecture (1.0 CE)
Keynote Speaker: Jim Raines, Social Work Faculty at California State University, Monterey, CA
12:50 pm-1:50pm
Lunch on your own
  • Experiences of Asian American Pacific Islander Christians: Small Group Meeting – Regina Trammel (rtrammel@apu.edu)
2:00pm-3:30pm Workshops — Session D(1.5 CE) 
3:45pm-4:45pm Workshops — Session E (1.0 CE)
Workshops — Session F (1.0 CE)
7:30pm-9:30pm Educator’s Forum

  • 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm: General Educator’s Form
  • 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm: CSWE 2022 EPAS Town Hall – Facilitated by Tanya Smith Brice, Vice President of Education, CSWE

Saturday, November 20th, 2021

8:00am-8:30am Worship/Devotions
8:45am-9:45am Workshops — Session G (1.0 CE)
9:45am-10:15am Coffee Break
10:15am-11:15am Workshops — Session H (1.0 CE)
11:30am-12:45pm NACSW Community Conversation
12:50 pm-1:50pm Lunch on your own
2:00pm-3:30pm Panel Session (1.5 CEs)
3:45pm-4:45pm Workshops — Session I (1.0 CE)
5:00pm-6:00pm Workshops — Session J (1.0 CE)
6:45pm-9:15pm Evening Banquet (1.0 CE)
– Keynote Speaker: Sandy Ovalle, M.A. Theology, Director of Campaigns and Mobilizing – Sojourners

Sunday, November 21st, 2021

8:45 am – Noon Morning Worship
Meet in the hotel lobby to travel to worship at a community church


NACSW will also be offering a virtual component for this year’s convention for those who won’t be able to join us in California in November. To view a schedule for the virtual component of this year’s NACSW Convention 2021, click here