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The Global Social Welfare Digital Summit 2018 will take place in “real time” live via the internet. Registered participants will be able to access and attend the conference from a computer or mobile device with internet access (see Technical Requirements).

Who is hosting the Global Social Welfare Digital Summit?

Deona Hooper, MSW, is the founder of Social Work Helper, PBC (SWHELPER) who is hosting the conference.

Do I have to be a social worker to attend the 2018 Global Social Welfare Digital Summit?

No, in addition to social workers, we encourage educators, health care, mental health, caregivers, health and human services professionals, as well as any other helping professionals and students to attend the summit.

Where will the Digital Summit take place?

The conference will take place online in “real time,” but there will also be recorded sessions for attendees to have access to up until April 30. Our goal is to engage all time zones and give professionals and students an opportunity to engage live and access content at a time convenient for your schedule. All sessions will be accessed through the summit website.

What are the dates and times of the Digital Summit?

Access to the conference will open at 3:30 p.m. (EDT) on March 19, and registered attendees will have access until April 30. Ticket sales will end at 11 p.m. (EDT) on March 19th.

Who will participate?

Using an interdisciplinary approach, there will be speakers and presentations from different places around the world discussing topics on how to improve outcomes for children and families.

Will I receive written confirmation of my registration?

Yes. Registrants will receive an email confirmation shortly after submitting their registration.

What types of sessions are included?

The digital summit will include both pre-recorded and live sessions.

How do I receive my CE credit?

Continuing education credits have been applied for, and CEU Professionals Pass tickets are at a reduced price until approval is received.

Are there pre-conference activities?

Yes, there will be pre-conference activities beginning March 1, and the pre-conference schedule is TBA. Registrants are encouraged to log in and become familiar with the site, its features, and meet and network with participants across the world.

Is registration required?

Yes. To complete the registration process after purchasing your ticket, you will receive a private link with system registration instructions on or before March 1.

What if I cannot attend all of the live conference events? Will I be able to view the presentation(s) at another time?

Yes. All sessions will be recorded and available on-demand until April 30. Please be aware that to complete on-demand sessions you will have to pass a post-test; also, be aware that some state licensing boards regulate “live” and “on-demand” CEs differently.

How do I log in to the Digital Summit? 

Attendees can log in with the same username and password you used for registration. Click on the “Dashboard” link in the menu at the top of the page, then click on the title of the session that you would like to view.

Will handouts be provided?

PowerPoint slides, handouts, and any other presentation materials will be posted and available for participants to download and print from the conference. These materials will also be available until April 30 when access to the conference closes.

How far ahead of time should we log in to a session?

All conference sessions will begin on time. We recommend that you log in, visit the conference website and become familiar with its features prior to the conference. We recommend that you log in 10-15 minutes prior to the start time to double check your connection and sound.

Can I participate if I live outside of the United States?

For no additional cost, you can participate in the Digital Summit as long as you have internet access that meets the Technical Requirements.

Is special equipment required?

All you need to participate is a computer and internet connection. Please take the following browser test in advance of the digital summit to make sure you are able to access the sessions: Be sure the audio is set to the volume you desire, as you will receive sound through your computer speakers.

How can I ask questions and chat with other participants?

Each session will offer a live “chat” feature while the session is being presented. This is a great way to ask questions and share ideas with other participants before and during the live sessions.

Contact Us

Registration Inquires: [email protected]

All Access Pass



  • Access to all Recorded Webinars
  • Access to Live Sessions
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Digital Program

Limited Pass



  • Access to Live Session
  • Q & A with Presenters
  • Engage with other Attendees
  • Digital Program

Professional Pass


Earn CEUs

  • Access to All Recorded Webinars
  • Access to Live Sessions
  • CEU Certificate
  • Digital Program