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The Alliance of Black Social Workers, Inc.

(The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc.)

Presents the 2023 Annual Conference

This will be a Virtual Event

Friday, October 6, 2023     9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Conference Theme 

African Centered Social Work:
Empowering and Transforming Our Communities

Plenary Speaker: Dr. Ala Stanford, Center for Health Equity, Philadelphia


Plenary Practitioner Panel: Mental Health, Child Welfare, and Criminal Justice


Workshop Topics:


  1. Pre & Post Pandemic Challenges and Solutions in Higher Education

  2. Exploring the Unspoken Realities of the Increased Trauma and Violence in the Aftermath of the Pandemic

  3. Understanding the Mental Health and Advocacy Needs Within Our Community

  4. Food Insecurity: When Demand is Greater than Supply

Conference Fee:

Members - $55               Non-members - $65                Students - $30

Six (6) CEU's are available for the full day's participation.
CEU's are free for ABSW members; $30 for non-members


Thank you to our Sponsor
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Clarence G. Nelson, President, ABSW Philadelphia Chapter


Conference Co-Chairs

Dr. Samuel Benbow, Deborah McMillan, Dr. Virginia Smith

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