Upcoming Webinars

17 Jun 2020 8:00 AM • California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA

February 1-2, 2021



     Recognized Experts 

Register now for two days of interactive presentations and engaging speakers at the next annual ACSSW National School Social Work Institute February 1-2, 2021, in Los Angeles.

From the heart of Los Angeles, home to the second-largest public school district in the United States, learn nationwide best practices as we discuss how to build resilience through our work with students. Up to 13.5 continuing education units will be available.


Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Audra Langley is an associate professor at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior and Director of Training for the Trauma Services Center for Resiliency, Hope, and Wellness in Schools. As chair of the NCTSN School Committee for seven years, she has worked to disseminate and tailor trauma-informed services in schools and for special populations.


Dr. Kris Mohandie is a police and forensic psychologist with over twenty years of experience in the assessment and management of violent behavior. Author of School Violence Threat Management, Dr. Mohandie regularly trains and consults to schools and universities throughout North America after developing a model school violence threat management program.

Institute Location:

The 2021 ACSSW National School Social Work Institute will be held at The California Endowment, 1000 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012.

Conference Hotel: 

Sitting atop Bunker Hill, Omni Los Angeles Hotel at California Plaza features luxurious accommodations and modern conveniences. Reflecting the sophistication of downtown Los Angeles, amenities include an outdoor heated lap pool, spa services, fitness center and two highly-rated restaurants, Grand Café and Noe Restaurant & Bar.

More information will be coming soon about how to access the ACSSW room block and discounted rates. 

Workshop Presentations

In line with our conference theme, Building Trauma-Informed Schools And Communities, we plan for more than 30 workshops to address:   

  1. ACES in action/how it is being applied in our field currently, tools that relate to ACES, developments in this field of study
  2. Trauma-informed best practices which can be utilized in the school setting
  3. Self-care and role sustainability

More information will be coming soon, including workshop descriptions and speaker biographies.

American Council for School Social Work

Official Webpage  • http://www.SchoolSocialWorkNOW.org

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