Conference Program

2020 NASW-LA Annual Conference

NASW-LA invites you to join us for our 2020 Annual Conference featuring three full days of education, networking and celebration of our profession. We are particularly pleased to have as our .  

As always, the educational offerings reflect the broad range of social work practice areas and again this year participants can earn 20 hours of continuing education. Additionally, the program has been submitted to the Louisiana Counselors Association, Louisiana Marriage and Family Therapy Association, Association of Addictive Disorders and the Louisiana Department of Education for professional counselors, school psychologists, and educational diagnosticians. Status of approval will be posted on the NASW-LA website at under Annual Conference. Come connect with your colleagues from across the state, learn about new resources and enhance your social work knowledge and skills. We promise you a premier professional event.


Networking Opportunities

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Presentation of Annual Leadership Awards Luncheon
11:45 am ~ 1:00 pm

 Please visit our website at for nomination forms and criteria. The information is located under Leadership, Nomination Information OR Check with your Regional Chair for more information.  

Deadline for submitting nominations is January 10, 2020

The luncheon is included with the conference registration fee for Members, but members must pre-register by checking the appropriate box on the registration form.  Full Time Student Members and Unemployed Social Worker Members, as well as Non-Members, may attend for an additional $25.00 luncheon fee at time of registration.

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Plenary and Networking Luncheon
11:30 am ~ 1:30 pm


Wear NASW T-Shirts to be eligible for prizes! 
A NEW T-shirt has been designed and will be available for purchase during conference at the NASW T-Shirt Booth. 

Long and short sleeve will be available
Check or Credit Card Only!

Friday, March 20, 2020 

Enjoy lunch on your own while catching up with colleagues at one of the many popular downtown restaurants. Whether you have a taste for contemporary Creole cuisine, sweet treats, or craft brews, the Red Stick has something for you. To see a complete list of downtown options, click on Resources, then Maps.  

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2021 Conference Sponsors




St. Elizabeth Foundation