Contemporary Rural Social Work Journal
Contemporary Rural Social Work


Promoting Environmental Justice in Rural Communities

The University of North Dakota at Grand Forks is the Journals institutional home. Submissions are welcome. Click for more information.

Caucus President
Scott Sorensen of the University of Utah is the President of the National Rural Social Work Caucus. Scott is an Assistant Professor and Lecturer with the College of Social Work and coordinates the Distance Education MSW Program based at Southern Utah University in Cedar City. After working in public and private child welfare agencies he joined the faculty in 1995. He serves on boards dealing with child welfare issues on both the local and national levels.

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2014 Rural Social Work Conference

39th Annual National Institute on Social Work & Human Services in Rural Areas, July 16-18, 2014 in Silver City, New Mexico

 Conference Information

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Sponsors: Institute for Rural Social Work Research, School of Social Work, Western New Mexico Univ. and National Rural Social Work Caucus
Associated with Silver City: Billy the Kid, Buffalo Soldiers, Juan Chacon, Cliff Dwellings, Geronimo, Artists’ Colony, Hot Springs, Gila Nat'l Forest - Explore and enjoy!!

2013 Rural Social Work Conference!
Thanks for a GREAT conference Karen!

38th Annual National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas

"Community, Commitment and Tradition"

July 17-20, 2013

Millersville University, Millersville, PA 

2012 Rural Social Work Conference

THANK YOU Ginny, Mike and Indiana University for a wonderful

37th Annual National Institute on Social Work and Human Servcies in Rural Areas

in Historic Brown County Indiana

A GREAT time was had by all! Thanks Barb!

36th National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas

July 14 - 16, 2011

Natchitoches, Louisiana

Hosted by Northwestern State University Department of Social Work

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Invitation Video!

The 2010 Institute was GREAT!

Thank You UMPI!

35th Annual

National Institute on Social Work

and Human Services in Rural Areas

July 14-17, 2010

University of Maine Presque Isle

Presque Isle, Maine

The Institute was fabulous, and filled with all we have come to expect: excellent presentations, immersion into local culture and community, and fine times with new and old friends!

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