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What? NASW Indiana Chapter’s 2-day virtual conference with 4 plenaries and 12 workshops, opportunities to earn continuing education hours and network.

When? September 21 and 22, 2020

Where? Virtual

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FAQs


Registration

Who can attend NASW 2020 Annual Conference?

  • The conference is a good fit for social work practitioners, social work educators, social work students, human services workers, and anyone interested in social services and social change.

What does my registration fee include?

  • The full convention registration includes attendance at all plenary sessions and workshops on Monday and Tuesday. One day registrations for Monday or Tuesday include all plenary sessions and workshops for the day you’ve registered.

Can you take my registration over the phone?

  • If you are paying with a credit card, we can take your registration over the phone. If you are paying with a check, you will need to mail in your registration. If your company/agency wants to pay for your registration with a check, please see next question.

Can I register now and have my company send a check later?

  • Registration must be complete with payment to be accepted. We will accept a company check, but it must accompany your registration. For invoicing, see next question.

What if my company needs an invoice to pay for my registration?

  • If your agency requires an invoice, please contact NASW IN directly at 317-923-9878 or info.naswin@socialworkers.org. We understand that many organizations have a lengthy check requisition process, so plan accordingly to ensure we receive payment in time.

My organization/university is sending a group of people. How can we register everyone?

  • If your organization needs to register a group and pay with a check, please contact our office.

Can I register a group online?

  • Yes. You will need to input each registration separately and pay for each one separately. If you wish to make one payment for the group registrations, please contact NASW IN directly at 317-923-9878 or info.naswin@socialworkers.org to make arrangements.

Reduced Rates

My company is exhibiting, can I attend and get CEHs for free or reduced price if I staff our booth?

  • Exhibiting and sponsoring agencies/organizations receive a certain number of complimentary registrations. Contact your employer for details.

Is there a discount for students or retired social workers?

  • Yes! We provide a discounted rate for retired members and student members. If you are retired and have that member status with NASW, you will receive the discounted rate.

Cancellations/Refunds

I have to cancel. Can my registration fee be transferred to a future conference?

  • No.

Can I get a full refund?

  • From the moment a registration arrives, staff time and resources are spent. If you need to cancel your registration, there will always be a processing fee to cover what time and resources have already been used. All cancellations incur a $25 processing fee. If you cancel within 6 days of the conference, you will receive a 50% refund (minus processing fee). If you cancel within 5 days of the conference, there is no refund.

Can I attend and pay for only part of the conference?

  • We offer one-day registrations for a discounted price from the full registration fee. But there are no partial-day registrations available.

What if I need to leave early or can’t stay for the entire conference?

  • For multi-day conferences, participants are offered maximum flexibility with the CEH Record of Attendance.

Volunteering

Can I volunteer if I am not a member?

  • Volunteering is a member only benefit. For information on how to join NASW, click here.

How are volunteers selected and are they admitted for free?

  • Conference volunteers are critical to the smooth working of our conference. If a member has been active in the organization at any level and has demonstrated the skills needed for conference volunteering, NASW IN may ask them to volunteer at conferences. If you have interest in volunteering, there is no formal application process. Contact the office for more information.
  • Volunteers are welcomed to attend our conferences for the retired/student registration rate.

I’d like to volunteer, but can’t stay for the whole conference, can I still be a volunteer?

  • NASW IN staff depend on volunteers to pitch in during the conference. If you are interested in helping with a portion of the conference, please contact the NASW IN office at 317-923-9878 or info.naswin@socialworkers.org. Please note this is a member benefit only.

CE Credit

If I can’t attend the full conference, can I still get full CE credit?

  • Full credit cannot be given if the attendee cannot stay for the entire time.

Special Needs/Other

I have special needs as outlined by ADA, can you accommodate me?

  • If you require special accommodations, please provide a written request along with a completed registration form and payment at least 30 days prior to the registration deadline for the conference. Requests received after this deadline may not be able to be processed or fulfilled in time.

Was your question not answered?
Please call the NASW Indiana Chapter at 317-923-9878
or email info.naswin@socialworkers.org.

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