Thank you to all of our presenters and attendees!

HERE you can find two articles written about the conference.


Photos of the event can be found HERE.


McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research to Premiere a New Social Work Journal in 2014: Seeking submissions

The McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research is excited to announce that the McSilver Institute for Poverty Policy and Research, in cooperation with Springer Publishing, will launch a new social work journal in early 2014!  Global Social Welfare: Research, Policy and Practice (GSW) will highlight research that informs the fields of global social development, social welfare policy and practice.  GSW will apply  a global perspective to the well-being and systemic challenges of individuals, groups, families and communities while maintaining an interdisciplinary focus.

All manuscripts will undergo blind peer review should reflect the author(s) original work and be formatted according to current APA format. Completed manuscripts should be submitted via email as a Microsoft Word file by December 31, 2013, subject line “Global Social Welfare”. Submissions should be directed to:

This link takes you to the call for papers that was distributed at the conference: