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2015 CWLA National Conference

Apr 27, 2015 07:00am -
Apr 29, 2015 03:00pm

Event Description

Please visit 2015 National Conference for full conference details. To Register, scroll to bottom of this page.


Registration Details


Conference Registration

The conference registration fee includes conference materials, all plenary and workshop sessions, and all meal functions. Additional rates may apply for optional activities as detailed below.


One-Day Registration

The one-day registration fee only includes participation for the day specified. Additional rates may apply for optional activities as detailed below.


Registration Fees

Full Conference Early Registration (ends January 31)  

CWLA Member – $550                              

Non-Member – $595                                       


15% Discount Rate for 5 or More*

CWLA Member – $468

Non-Member– $506


Full Conference Regular Registration (begins February 1)   

CWLA Member – $595                              

Non-Member – $695                                       


15% Discount Rate for 5 or More*

CWLA Member – $506

Non-Member– $591


*Registrations must be completed at the same time as a group for the “15% for 5 or More” discount to apply and is only applicable for new Full Conference Registrations. It does not apply to special rates detailed below and is not applicable with any other discount.  Contact to obtain a discount code or assistance with a group registration.


One-Day - Monday Only – $295

One-Day - Tuesday Only – $295

One-Day - Wednesday Only – $200


Presenter – $325

Resource Parent (Foster/Adoptive/Kinship) – $395

Student – $395


Optional Trainings:


Supervising for Success: Achieving Goals through Others


Training Fee:

With Conference Registration – $250
Without Conference Registration – $425


The Next Generation of Pre-Service Training and Mutual Assessment — Foster PRIDE/Adopt PRIDE Goes Online: A Partnership between CWLA and Foster Parent College


Training Fee:

With Conference Registration – $325
Without Conference Registration – $475


CWLA member agencies receive the best conference rates! If you’re interested in becoming a CWLA member, please contact


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available at the conference. CEU credit hours are provided through the NASW - Washington State Chapter or California Board of Behavioral Sciences. (Please note: To participate in the conference CEUs, attendees must sign-in with the conference registration desk and submit session evaluations to receive credit.)


CEUs Fees:  CWLA Members – $35     Non-Members – $50


Registration Instructions


Complete a separate online registration for each person attending the conference. All registrations must be paid in advance of the conference by check, credit card, or signed purchase order authorizing conference registration payment. Onsite registrations must be accompanied by a check or credit card.


Discounts: To receive discounted member registration rates, member agencies’ dues must be paid to date. Multiple registrations must be completed at the same time for the “5 or More” discount to apply. Contact to obtain a discount code.


All payments are due by April 13, 2015. Mail checks payable to CWLA with a copy of your registration confirmation to CWLA, P.O. Box 75171, Baltimore, MD 21275-5171. Purchase orders will be accepted for pre-registration, but your organization’s check must be received by CWLA on or before April 13, 2015, otherwise you will be required to provide another form of payment onsite. We encourage you to make sure payment has been received by CWLA prior to arriving at the conference to avoid an inconvenience onsite. Please be sure to submit documentation to your agency early enough to ensure that CWLA receives payment before the conference.


To be eligible for the “early” registration rate, your payment or purchase order must be received in the CWLA office by December 31, 2014.


Your registration confirmation is summarized once you complete your registration online. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation sent to the e-mail address provided. We encourage you to print a copy of your registration for your records.


Any and all liability of the Child Welfare League of America (CWLA) with respect to registration, reservations, cancellations, changes in the location or content of the program, and refunds is limited to a sum no greater than the registration fee paid. Under no circumstances shall CWLA be liable for incidental or consequential damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, the cost of transportation or lodging. Submission of registration and payment constitutes acceptance of the terms and conditions herein.


Cancellation Policy: Written cancellations received by e-mail to on or before 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Friday, April 3, 2015 are entitled to a full refund, less a $75 processing fee. After April 3rd, no refunds will be given and no exceptions will be made. No-shows will be invoiced for payment of the full registration.


Substitutions: If you are not able to attend, you may send a substitute from your agency, but CWLA must be notified in advance by e-mail at


No hotel charges are included in the registration fee. Hotel reservations must be made directly with the Crystal Gateway Marriott. Call 1-877-212-5752 or access our discounted room block at Marriott Reservations. Additional details are available at Hotel & Information.


CWLA reserves the right to cancel any session at any time.


CWLA or its contractors may photograph or videotape sessions and events at the conference. By attending CWLA’s national conference, attendees understand and agree to allow their images to be used by CWLA in its publications, on its website, and in marketing or promotional materials. Photo images may also be shared with the media. Attendance at the meeting waives CWLA from liability resulting from these uses. If you are accompanying a minor that cannot be photographed, please inform the conference registration desk at check-in.

Event Type:Conference
Early registration ends on Jan 31, 2015.
Regular registration starts on Feb 01, 2015 and ends on Apr 18, 2015.
Late registration starts on Apr 19, 2015.
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