A list of upcoming Field Education conferences/symposia and calls for papers around the country.


Adelphi University Ninth International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision on June 12 – 14, 2013

The Ninth International Interdisciplinary Conference on Clinical Supervision is devoted to clinical supervision theory, practice, and research. The conference provides an opportunity for social workers, psychologists (school, counseling, clinical), nurses, marriage and family therapists, substance abuse counselors, counselor educators, speech therapists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, and other mental health professionals and educators to examine current issues in clinical supervision research and practice within and across professional disciplines.

The Conference will include plenary sessions, workshops, roundtable discussions, poster sessions and evening networking dining events. Accommodations will be available both on campus (single rooms with baths), and at the Garden City Hotel. Please visit Adelphi University’s website for more information about registration and the conference offerings.


The International Association for Social Work with Groups, Inc. XXXV Annual International Symposium at Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts, June 6-9, 2013

The conference theme is “Revitalizing our Heritage: A Bridge to the Future” and the event will coincide with Boston’s Pride Week, which is an annual celebration and affirmation of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning community (GLBTQ).

Please see the Symposium Flyer for more information and a sampling of symposium highlights.

Please see Registration at a Glance for more information on pricing packages.

Please visit IASWG’s website to register.

Free IASWG Workshop for Field Instructors: Overcoming Obstacles in Student Supervision 

As part of the XXXV Annual International Symposium, The Field Educator’s Institute is offering a free, pre-conference workshop to field educators, advisors and supervisors entitled, Overcoming Obstacles in Student Supervision. This workshop will take place on Thursday, June 6 from 1p-4p and will be facilitated by Alex Gitterman. There is no charge for this session, but registration is required at www.aaswg.org (go to the symposia link, which will take you to the registration page). Please see the workshop flyer for more information about the specific topics to be covered.


Call for Papers: 10th International Conference on Practice Teaching and Field Education in Health and Social Work

The Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland is seeking papers and workshop proposals for the 10th International Conference on Practice Teaching and Field Education in Health and Social Work, being held in Glasgow on April 7th – 8th, 2014.

For further information about the conference, please see this flyer.

To submit an abstract, please visit their website.

Proposals are due to the Conference Administrator by October 18th, 2013. Please submit them via email to: jm4whitingbirch@aol.co.uk.