ASGW Biennial Conference

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Group Work Innovations in a Transforming World

The world is facing major challenges that impact the ways in which groups come together and operate. As group workers, we embrace a culture of innovation to foster connections, social justice, and advocacy during these unprecedented times.  This conference seeks to highlight creative and innovative group work examples that have positively impacted the profession at local and global levels.

The event will be held at One Ocean Resort & Spa in Atlantic Beach just outside of Jacksonville, Florida.

The keynote luncheon is one of the special highlights of the conference. Join us to hear Dr. Ana Puig facilitate a distinguished panel as they bring to life the conference theme. The facilitator and panelists include:

The full conference agenda is available on the registration platform. Pre-conference institutes and ASGW Special Initiatives Day of Service take place Thursday, February 17, 2022. The conference will begin with a welcome reception on the evening of February 17 and will continue February 18-19, concluding at 5:30 pm on the 19th.

See how ASGW is mitigating COVID 19 risks here.

Hotel reservations

We celebrate that we have met our room block obligations with the conference hotel, One Ocean Resort & Spa. However, that means that the conference rates are no longer available for new reservationsClick here if you are interested in reserving a room at the prevailing rate.


The closest major airport is Jacksonville International Airport (JAX). Some suggestions for ground transportation to the hotel are:

Uber. Estimated fares for one-way from JAX to One Ocean are between $27 and $50. Note that fare rates change based on time of day, volume of need, and available drivers.

East Coast Transportation. This is a resource to reserve private cars for 2-6 people. The estimates are $102 for 2 people and $166 for 6. Reservations can be made online.

Other vendors can be found on the Visit Jacksonville website.

Continuing Education

ASGW has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 1011. There are 18 hours of possible continuing education, including the pre-conference institute. Participants will document their attendance through the conference platform and CE attainment documentation will be provided post-conference. ASGW leadership is pleased to provide this documentation at no additional cost this year in recognition of the additional commitment needed to attend this conference. Further instructions will be provided at the conference.


ASGW Special Initiatives Empty Plate Fundraiser

ASGW’s Special Initiatives Committee will be hosting an Empty Plate Fundraiser at the conference Awards Luncheon to support the efforts of this year’s partner organization, JASMYN ( JASMYN provides a wide range of services, including both therapeutic and peer support groups, to LGBTQ+ youth in the greater Jacksonville area. 100% of collected funds will be used to support their direct client services and community outreach initiatives.

In-person and virtual conference attendees are encouraged to contribute to JASMYN’s efforts by using the QR code below.
Thank you in advance for your generosity!



Can’t Travel? Register now for virtual attendance. 

ASGW will provide a remote-only attendance feature for $125 which enables access to select live-streamed sessions throughout the conference as well as access to the recording of those sessions for 30 days post-conference.  Registration for the virtual feature is required by February 17, 2022.


Thank you to our generous sponsors


Cancellation Policy
All cancellations and refund requests must be sent to, subject line “Conference Cancellation/Refund.”

Full Refund Minus Processing Fees ($4.95) — More than 30 days’ notice prior to the first day of the event
50 Percent Refund — Less than 30 days’ and more than 2 weeks’ notice prior to the first day of the event.
No Refund — Within two weeks prior to the first day of the event.

Extenuating Circumstances
Registrants may be eligible for a full refund minus $4.95 in processing fees if unable to attend the event due to a family death, illness, or other extraordinary circumstance (including a heightened risk of COVID 19 health consequences). The determination will be made by the ASGW Board.

Substitution Policy
Registrants may transfer their registration for another person to attend in lieu of requesting a refund. Alternatively, registrants may convert to the virtual attendance registration with the difference refunded if notice is given by February 17, 2022.


Feb 17 - 20 2022

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One Ocean Resort & Spa


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