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Symposium 2018: On the Front Lines

April 12-13 | Framingham Hotel & Conference Center, Framingham, MA

With Keynote Speaker Jackie Woodside, LICSW


For Attendees

Workshops & Speakers

For Volunteers

Student Posters

For Sponsors, Exhibitors, and Advertisers

Join us On the Front Lines for Symposium 2018, the largest gathering of social workers in New England. Symposium 2018 will gather more than 1,000 attendees, exhibitors, presenters, and volunteers over two days (April 12-13, 2018) in Framingham, MA for CEUs, workshops, networking events, an exposition, and more.


Our workshops cover a wide range of topics, including:

Alternative Treatments, Addiction, Clinical & Mental Health, Child & Adolescent, Criminal Justice, Death & Grief, Diversity, Education & Schools, Elderly & Aging, Ethics & Values, Families & Couples, Health & Health Care, Sexuality & Gender, Management & Administration, Military & Veteran, Advocacy & Research, Practice Development, Violence & Trauma, etc.


New this year:

Networking Night @ Symposium, a free-to-attend event open to students of social work and professionals alike featuring:

Schools – support your students and alumni at Networking Night. Reserve a table by clicking here.



Interested in becoming a Sponsor, Exhibitor or Advertiser?

Limited opportunities are still available. Click here to apply, or contact Cassandra Prager at with questions.




Keynote Speaker: Jackie Woodside


Jackie Woodside, CPC, LICSW is a professional speaker, certified professional coach, and licensed psychotherapist. She has authored three best-selling books: “Money, Mindset and Mastery,” “Calming the Chaos: How to Manage Your Energy Rather than Your Time,” and “Time for a Change.” Inc Magazine selected her book “Calming the Chaos” as one of the top ten motivational books of 2015.


Jackie has been featured on numerous television and radio shows, including being featured on a show with Jack Canfield, Don Miguel Ruiz and Comedy Central’s Kyle Cease. She is the founder of The Curriculum for Conscious Living, a self-empowerment program boosting over 25 certified coaches in the US and Canada. Jackie offers professional development training, consulting and keynote speeches internationally.


Meet our keynote speaker here.



Thank You to our Sponsors:






Symposium 2018 Exhibitors and Advertisers:


  • 2 Sisters Senior Living
  • Accurate Cash Flow Sollutions
  • AdCare
  • Advocates
  • Arbour Counseling JP
  • Arbour Hospital
  • Avila Institute of Gerontology
  • Bachman Coaching
  • Bay Cove Human Services
  • Benchmark Quality
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Beth Rontal
  • Boston Children's Hospital
  • Boston College School of Social Work
  • Boston Evening Therapy Associates
  • Boston University School of Social Work
  • Bournewood Health Systems
  • Brattleboro Retreat
  • The Brien Center
  • Brigham and Womens
  • Brookhaven Hospice
  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Care Dimensions

  • Caregiver Homes

  • Center for Human Development (CHD)

  • Community Services Institute

  • Compassion & Choices
  • Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
  • Dignity Together
  • Dodge Park Rest Home & Oasis of Dodge Park
  • Eliot
  • Fletcher Tilton PC Attorneys at Law
  • Grafton Jobs Corps Center
  • Gould Farm
  • Harvard Medical School, Center for Bioethics
  • Healing from the Body Level Up
  • High Point
  • High Watch Recovery Center
  • Humana at Home/Senior Bridge
  • Home Base Program
  • Home Instead Senior Care
  • Home Modification Loan Program/CEDAC
  • Judge Rotenberg Educational Center

  • Justice Resource Institute

     Kids Peace

  • The Leggett Group, LLC
  • Mass Society for Bioenergetic Analysis
  • Mountainside Treatment Center
  • NASW Assurance
  • New England Geriatrics
  • North Suffolk Mental Health Association
  • O'Connor Professional Group
  • Partners
  • Philips Lifeline
  • Plan of RI & MA
  • Posternak Blankstein & Lundd
  • Pro-Act, Inc.
  • The Quincy Center
  • Riverside Community Care
  • Salem State University
  • Senior Living Residences
  • SEIU Local 509
  • Sherry Cohen, LICSW
  • Simmons School of Social Work
  • Smith College School of Social Work
  • Social Work in Progress
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
  • Specialized Healthcare
  • Spectrum Health Systems
  • Springfield School of Social Work
  • Stetson School, Inc.
  • Therapy Training Boston
  • Therapy Matcher (SWTRS)
  • TherapyNotes
  • University of Connecticut School of Social Work
  • Vinfen
  • Walden Behavioral Care
  • Wayside Youth & Family Support Network, Inc

  • Westfield State University College of Graduate & Continuing Education

  • Wheelock College

  • YOU Inc.
Some sponsor, exhibitor, and advertiser opportunities are still available. For more information, contact Cassandra at
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