Calendar of Events

55th Annual State School Social Work Conference @ Doubletree by Hilton
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm

“Promoting Balance and Wellness in Our Students, Families & Schools”

 October 24 & 25, 2019

The New York State School Social Workers’ Association is pleased to announce our upcoming 55th Annual State School Social Work Conference on October 24 & 25, 2019.  In an effort to reach School Social Workers from other parts of the state, we will be holding our State Conference at the Doubletree of Hilton Hotel in Utica, New York.   We are also changing the format slightly to begin Thursday morning and allow for some evening relaxation for our attendees.  (See Schedule of Events.)

Our Conference Chairperson, Wendy Castiglia-Amato, with Trish Zupan (our treasurer) and their committee have been working tirelessly, to put together a great lineup of clinical experts.  See  Final Conference Program.   (Remember to print and bring a copy with you to the conference.)   Click here for more Conference Details.



“Domestic Violence & Lethality in our Community” @ The Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie
Nov 8 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Coalition Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse Presents

“Domestic Violence & Lethality in our Community”

Featuring: Dr. Jacqueline Campbell, Dr. Dana Radatz, and Honorable John M. Leventhal


8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.  Registration/sign in

8:30 a.m.– 9:00 a.m.  Light Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. “Intimate Partner Violence Risk & Lethality Assessment: Implications for Women’s Safety” by Jacquelyn Campbell, Ph.D., RN (1 Contact Hour)

10:00 a.m.– 12:00 p.m.   (2.0 Contact hours)  Participants will receive training and certification for  “The Danger Assessment” a tool used by law enforcement, health care professionals and domestic violence advocates.

“Danger Assessment Training”   by Jacquelyn Campbell, Ph.D., RN

12:00 p.m- 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. “Batterer Intervention Programs & Evidence-Based Practices” by Dana Radatz, Ph.D. (1.5 Contact Hours)

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.    Break

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. “The Judicial Perspective in a Domestic Violence Court” by the Hon. John Michael Leventhal (1 Contact Hour)

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.    Break

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. “Domestic Violence & Lethality in our Community” by PANEL (1 Contact Hour)

Conference Registration: $100  Register with CASADA via Eventbrite HERE 


Earn up to 7.5 CEUs. $30  Register for CEUs Only with NYSSSWA  HERE

You MUST register for the conference separately prior to registering for CEUs.


New York State School Social Workers’ Association is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0057

In order to receive CEUs, you must register and pay, sign in and sign out as well as complete the Workshop Evaluations.  Certificates are released individually so will not be available prior to verification of all components is complete.  Since this is a multi-step manual procedure, please allow time for processing.

CEU Only Cancellation Policy:  There will be a $10 administrative fee for any cancellations. This must be in the form of an email sent to


23rd National School Social Work Conference
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm


22nd National School Social Work Conference sponsored by the School Social Workers’ Association of America will be held in Baltimore Maryland on March 18 – 21, 2020.    Keep checking back for details.