#GSWDS2020

Frequently Asked Questions

The Anti-Racism Virtual Summit 2020 will take place in “real time” live via the Global Social Welfare Digital Summit website. Registered participants will be able to access and attend the summit using a computer, tablet or mobile device with Internet access. You will not need to download anything in order to stream sessions on your device.

Technical Requirements

We use crowdcast for our live streams. Our Livestream works with tablets, mobile, desktop and laptop computers running the latest browsers which includes:

Most Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is hosting this Virtual Summit?

Social Work Helper, PBC (SWHelper) which is a digital publishing platform for social work and helping professionals located at www.swhelper.org.

2. Do I have to be a social worker to attend or present at the Virtual Summit?

No, this Summit is open to the public, but social workers and students can receive CEUS and field placement hours for attending. Submissions for 2020 are closed, but you can submit a proposal to present at our 2021 Summit using this link: https://globalsocialwelfaresummit.com/call-for-proposals/

3. Where will the Virtual Summit take place?

This is a virtual conference which means it will take place online in “real time,” live through the Internet. As a result, you do not have to travel or get hotel accommodations. You can view the Summit from the comfort of your home if you choose too.

4. When Will I get access to the conference website?

On September 1st, you will receive instructions and access to your user account on the Summit’s website. Once your set up is complete, you can begin interacting with our other attendees and sponsors.

You will have access to presentations and the program agenda information as it is updated on the conference website.

***Disclaimer: United States accreditation bodies will only allow live sessions for ceu credit. Our system has CEU tracking and will award you 1.0 for each session you attend live.

5. What are the dates and times for the Summit?

The Summit will begin on Wednesday September 16th and 17th from 9:00AM (EST) to 5:00 PM (EST) each day.

6. Will I receive written confirmation of my registration?

Yes. Registrants will receive an email confirmation shortly after purchasing your ticket.

7. What types of sessions are included?

The Summit may include both plenary and concurrent sessions.

8. How will I receive my CE credit?

If you view a program live and in its entirety, you are entitled to receive CE credit and your certificate will indicate that CE was live. The playback of the live session which is posted immediately after the session has ended is not eligible for CEU credit for United States Social Workers.

After the session is complete, click and complete the program evaluation link for the sessions or plenaries you viewed. You can earn a total of 12 CEUS for the entire conference.

In order to get the full 12 CEUS for the 2 Day conference, you will need to view every session live over the course of the 2 days and fill out the program evaluation immediately after the live session.

*Social Workers looking to verify if National NASW CEUs are accepted in your state, please view the information listed here on the NASW website.

At the conclusion of the conference, you will be able to complete the conference evaluation and apply for your CEU certificate or certificate of attendance.

9. Are there Pre-Summit activities?

Yes, registrants will have access to the Summit’s website on September 1st, and you can begin interacting with speakers using the conference forum. We encouraged you to log in and become familiar with the site, its features, and meet and network with participants across the world.

10. Is registration required?

Yes. Please see the Registration section above. This is a paid event and only registrants who purchase tickets will have access to the Anti-Racism Virtual Summit.

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

Yes. All sessions will be recorded and available on-demand following the live event. However, sessions watched using the playback feature will not be eligible for CEUS for US Social Workers.

12. When will I receive login/password information?

We will be opening access to our Summit on September 1st, 2020.

13. Will handouts be provided?

Plenary and breakout session PowerPoint slides, handouts, and any other presentation materials will be posted and available for participants to download two weeks prior to the live conference.

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

All sessions will begin on time. At the beginning of each day, we recommend that you log in at least 10-15 minutes prior to the start time to double check your connection and sound.

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

You can participate from anywhere that has access to an internet connection.

16. Ticket Refund Policy?

All sales are final, no refunds and nontransferrable.

For Technical Support, please contact us using this form: https://globalsocialwelfaresummit.com/contact-us/

For general questions about content, CE credits or other information about the Virtual Summit, please contact us also at contact@socialworkhelper.com.

For organizations interested in working with us for continuing education credits for your members or group discount rates, please email us at contact@socialworkhelper.com