Early bird registration fee $195. After June 1 $225.
The Indiana University School of Social Work welcomes you to the 37th Annual National Institute for Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas. The theme of the 2012 Institute is Rural Social Work at the Crossroads: Building Capacity, Nurturing Sustainability. The Institute is an ongoing activity of the National Rural Social Work Caucus to bring practitioners and educators together to discuss and collaborate around interests and pressing concerns of social work practice in small towns and rural communities.
The 2012 Institute begins with a registration reception on Sunday evening, July 15. Keynote and workshop sessions run from 9:00 am Monday, July 16 through Noon on Wednesday, July 18. The venue for this year’s Institute is the Seasons Conference Center in Nashville, Indiana in scenic and historic Brown County.
As a practitioner, executive director, educator, or student you will enjoy the many opportunities for continuing education and professional growth. The Institute Planning Committee assures a variety of presentations and workshops covering issues for rural practice related to mental health and health care, child welfare and youth, ethics, cultural competence, service learning and e-learning, collaboration and networking, and much more.
Registration for the 2012 Institute has been kept to a modest $195 which includes all workshops and keynote sessions, breakfast for 3 days, an Indiana Pig Roast with entertainment on Monday evening (July 16), and a National Rural Social Work Caucus Lunch on Tuesday (July 17).
Please visit the registration link to the left to let us know you are coming! The lodging link offers a variety of accommodations, including the Seasons Lodge and others that will keep you in walking distance to the Conference Center and the unique rural community of Nashville.
Ginny Majewski and Anita Osborn
2012 Institute Co-Chairs
Indiana University School of Social Work
902 W. New York Street
Indianapolis IN 46202