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2023 49th annual Conference Student Discount Program

The National Association of Social Workers – Wisconsin Chapter’s 49th Annual Conference is just around the corner. NASW-WI is proud to offer Social Work Students a group discount to this year’s Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Milwaukee Airport, in Milwaukee, WI on October25-27, 2023, or students may attend sessions virtually. An eligible group consists of 5 or more students and each will be able to attend at a significant discount of 55%-57% off our regular rates, which is a savings of up to $315 per student!  Students may register by filling out the Student Discount Program registration form or a discount code can be created for registering online. Registration starts on July 1, 2023.

This year’s conference features many programs that will both benefit and interest social work students. A small sample of the available sessions include:

  • BSW/MSW Exam Preparation Workshop - Presented by Katherine Drechsler, DSW, LCSW-SA, Emily Green, MSW, CAPSW (In-person only)
  • Movie Night - "The Social Dilemma" Directed by Jeff Orlowski-Yang (in-Person only)
  • A New Genderation - Presented by Troy Johnson, LCSW, Psychotherapist & LGBTQ Advocate
  • Social Work in Post-Normal Times: Anticipatory Ideas and Methods to Help Evolve the Profession Faster Together on Purpose,  Presented by Dr. Laura Burney Nissen, PhD
  • What Gen Z Social Workers Want the Rest of us to Know, Presented by Debra Minsky Kelly, MSW, LCSW, Adrianna Andritsch, BSW, Liv Lacayo, MSW, Abbe Bivian, BSW, Maddie Boratto, Emily Eckheart, and Annie Shirley, MSW, LSW
  • Psychedelics in Psychotherapy: Focusing on Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy, Presented by Chantelle Thomas, PhD and Nicole V. Zellner, LCSW, SAC
  • We Are All Macro Social Workers, Presented by Kristi Wood, MSW, CAPSW
  • Did They Just Say That?  Managing Microaggressions in Everyday Life! Presented by Brian Benford, MSW
  • Using School Policy in Your Favor: Advocating for Children and Youth, Presented by Julie Incitti, MSW, APSW



Special Student Group Price: $215/Student


Wednesday Pricing: Special Student Group Price: $100/Student

Thursday Pricing: Special Student Group Price: $90/Student

Friday Pricing: Special Student Group Price: $70/Student

STAND ALONE SESSION  This session may be taken without attending the entire conference.  Only available for in-person attendees. Lunch is not included.

BSW/MSW Exam Preparation Workshop: Special Student Group Price: $20/Student, FREE for students who are NASW members

Friday, October 27th, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM – presented by Katherine Drechsler, DSW, LCSW-SA, Emily Green, MSW, CAPSW

Attending the Annual Conference also provides many additional benefits such as the chance to network with hundreds of practicing social workers across the state, a central location to find employment, and a chance to learn about the wide variety of areas in which social workers practice.

We hope to see you there!