Upcoming Events

    • 03/07/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Education Minnesota,41 Sherburne Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55103



    MN School Social Workers’ Association and MN School Psychologists Association Presents:

    The 14th Annual

    Day at the Hill 




    8:30-9:00 ……Christy McCoy, MSSWA President:  Welcome & Review of the Day

    9:00-10:20…. Keynote Panel Cathy ten Brooke, State Director to Prevent Homelessness and Pahoua Yang MSW LICSW Program Director Wilder SE Asian Program will share their experience as members of the Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health and Review Final Recommendations.


    10:30-11:00…Legislative Updates from MSSWA and MSPA Lobbyist Brad Lundell and Education Minnesota Attorneys David Aron and Sara Ford.

    11:00-11:15 Kathy Santamaria Mendez Senior Agape High School will share her experience as a member of the MN Young Women’s Initiative Cabinet

    11:15-12:15…Working Lunch & Developing our message- Review talking points provided for appointments with legislators; Identify a personal story of how you support the Educational Model of Mental Health and overview of other ways to advocate after today

    12:15-3:00…March to the Capitol & Meetings with Legislators

    Registration for the day is only $25.00.  The registration fee includes continental breakfast, lunch and 6 Board of Social Work CEUs

    • Pre-registration is required
    • MSSWA will have a representative available in the rotunda until 3:00 pm to answer questions throughout the afternoon

    Contact Tony Porter at mplstonyjoel@gmail.com or  (612) 803-2722 with questions or for additional information.

    * Make checks payable to MSSWA and mail to:

    MSSWA/Attn: Tony Porter

    762 Meyer Street N

    Maplewood, MN 55119

    * No cancellations or refunds after 3/01/2017
    RSVP by March 1st

    • 03/16/2017
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • TBD

    Region 7 Meeting: Ethics and Fun! 

    Please join us for an ethics training and some social time. You will receive 2 CEU's for the training. 

    Members: free

    Non-members: $10.00 

    • 04/11/2017
    • 8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TIES Event Center, Grand Hall, 2nd Floor 1644 Larpenteur Avenue St. Paul, MN 55108 (On Southwest corner of Snelling Avenue and Larpenteur Avenue)


    Foundations of 

    Restorative Practices  



    Tuesday, April 11, 2017

    8:15-8:30   Registration & Refreshments  

    8:30-11:30 Keynote Presentation  Nancy Riestenberg

                        Foundations of Restorative Practices

    11:30-12:15 Lunch (included) 

     Announcement  of Don Rinkenberger Scholarship Winners  & MSSWA LIfetime Achievement Award& New MSSWA Officers

    12:15-12:45 Vendor/Exhibitor Exploration

    12:45-3:45   Keynote Presentation: Continues

    3:45-4:00     CEU’s available with completed evaluation

    6.0 CEU hours have been approved by the MN Board of Social Work.

    Conference Questions?


    Tony Porter




    Dan Porter




Nancy VanHorne

Liz Kruger-Hommerding

Christy McCoy

Susanne Schroeder

Professional Development Chair
Dan Porter

If you are having difficulty with your on-line membership or conference registration, please contact Susanne Schroeder - schfam@charter.net

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