The National Indigenous Social Work Conference Planning Committee is inviting abstracts related to the conference theme. Academic, practice and community-based innovations, as well as student and youth presentations are welcome. Presentation lengths of 30 minutes, one hour, and 1.5 hours (longer time slots would include multiple presenters on a similar topic).
Deadline for Submission: Closed
(Selected presenters will be notified by June 17, 2016)
Topics of Interest – Five Main Themes
1. Response to reports
* To demonstrate respect for the individual and families at the center of these reports, please use the authoring judge when referring to reports rather than individuals' names
2. Challenging policies/government/NGO’s
“Decolonization is not a metaphor” – Tuck and Wang, 2012
4. Healing and Practice
5. Addressing specific practice areas
Special Edition of Journal of Indigenous Social Development
Presenters have the option to submit an article for a special edition of the Journal of Indigenous Social Development. Please note that the paper must be written and submitted no later than October 15, 2016 in order to be considered for inclusion in the special edition.
Presentations proposals will be accepted in English. Paper abstracts and author biographies should be sent as an attachment to the following email address: Amanda.Burton@umanitoba.ca.
Abstracts should be no more than 250 words, include full name, affiliation, a brief biography, email address, single-spaced using 12-point Times New Roman font. Abstracts accepted until May 27, 2016.
Any questions regarding the conference or abstract submission can be directed to Amanda Burton at Amanda.Burton@umanitoba.ca.
National Indigenous Social Work Partners