VA Social Work: Sparking Change, Creating a More Inclusive VA

November 9th & 10th

8 CEUs are approved by the National Association of Social Workers

*Other disciplines will need to check with their board regarding acceptance of CEUs from the NASW

Conference Objectives:


  • Acknowledge diversity among Veterans and recognize the challenges and opportunities this poses in health care settings.


  • Identify clinical social work education, practice improvement, and policy opportunities to enhance veteran health services within the VA.


  • Engage in genuine and meaningful conversations with colleagues about the quality of social work based health care services for Veterans at the VA across the nation.


  • Increase organization awareness and membership through event attendance, encouraging social worker inclusivity at the VA and allow staff an independent association to seek support and professional development.


  • Engage in an open speaking platform and provide resources, knowledge, and skill development for evidence-based practice across the healthcare continuum.

Day One: Nov 9th


11:00-11:30am EST

Wendyann Wyatt, DSW, LCSW
AVASW President

Opening Remarks and information on the AVASW