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Philadelphia Chapter
Virtual Annual Conference 2022

Women Colleagues
Protest March Signs

Revitalizing and Sustaining the Village:
The Value of Ubuntu

“I am because of who we all are”

October 7, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

"Featured Workshop Topics~

Historical Underpinnings of Ubuntu, Suicide in the Village, Ethics in the Village, Crime in Our Village,

Afro Centric Social Work Practice, Health Disparities in the Village, Our Youth Our Responsibility in the Village,

as well as Housing and Economic Stability in the Village.

This virtual conference is open to social workers, human service and affiliated professionals, community organizers and leaders. 

Proposed Conference Agenda



9:00 AM - 9:30 AM   Welcome, About the conference theme and libation

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM   Historical presentation of conference and Ubuntu theme


10:00 AM -11:00 AM   Keynote Speaker

11:00 AM -12:00 PM   Youth Panel


12:00 PM -1:00 PM   Lunch: Panel Discussion 

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Concurrent Workshops 

  • 3-hour workshop sessions

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Concurrent Workshops 

  • 90-minute workshop sessions


2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Concurrent Workshops 

  • 90-minute workshop sessions

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Conference Closing 

6.0 Continuing Education Units Offered (fee)

2021 ABSW
Limited Quantities
Select 2021 Swag Bag with your conference registration
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Clarence G. Nelson, President, ABSW Philadelphia Chapter

Dr. Virginia Smith, Deborah McMillan and Dr. Samuel Benbow, Chapter Conference Co-Chairs

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