08/21/2015 - 8:30am to 08/23/2015 - 12:00pm
Sponsoring Agency: 
National Organization of Forensic Social Work
Event Contact
Contact Name: 
Jim Campbell
Contact Email:
Contact Website:
  • The conference planning committee invites presentations, workshops, symposia, and professional posters that offer advanced research studies, innovative policy/practice solutions, or advocacy strategies that address legal issues for individuals, families, and communities.
  • Topics may include innovative practice and policy reform efforts that advance social and economic justice and equality.  This includes clinical and community responses to interpersonal and structural violence across the lifespan (‘offenders’ and/or ‘victims’); mass incarceration;  inter-professional and interagency collaboration; culturally responsive trauma informed care; clinical assessment and treatment using the DSM-5; criminal, family, juvenile, and restorative justice policies and interventions; family and community mediation; mitigation in capital cases; specialty courts; child, adolescent, adult, and elder welfare; end of life issues; forensic mental health and substance abuse interventions in correctional or community settings; custody vs. care ethical dilemmas, risk management for service providers, forensic education and criminal justice advocacy.
  • This year’s conference presentations also will be considered for publication in the Journal of Forensic Social Work.

To submit a proposal and for additional conference information please visit our website:


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