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CWLA 2018 National Conference

Apr 26, 2018 10:30am -
Apr 29, 2018 03:00pm

Event Description

Please visit 2018 National Conference for full conference details. To Register, scroll to bottom of this page.




Conference Registration

The conference registration fee includes conference materials, all plenary, workshop, learning lab and poster 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 conference participation for the day specified. Additional rates may apply for optional activities as detailed below.




Early Registration (ends December 31)  


Full Conference: CWLA Member – $575; Non-Member – $650                                       


"Premium" Full Conference: CWLA Member – $675; Non-Member – $750  

(includes Training Institute and CEUs)   


Regular Registration (begins January 1)  


Full Conference: CWLA Member – $650; Non-Member – $750                                       


"Premium" Full Conference: CWLA Member – $750; Non-Member – $850 

(includes Training Institute and CEUs) 


15% Discount Available for Groups of 5 or More Full Conference Registrations*

*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 the special rates detailed below and cannot be combined with any other discounted rate offer.  Contact for assistance with a group registration.


Wednesday Only One-Day Rate - $175

Thursday, Friday or Saturday Only One-Day Rate – $325

Presenter – $425

"​Premium" Presenter - $525 (includes Training Institute and CEUs)


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




Saturday, April 28 - 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Sunday, April 29 - 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


An extended learning opportunity for conference attendees. Select the “Premium” Full Conference Registration fee to participate.


Training Institute Only Registration Fee: $175



Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be available at the conference. This program has been approved for CEUs by the NASW Washington State Chapter. Licensed social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors are eligible. Provider number is #1975-176. Conference participants must sign-in with the conference registration desk and submit session evaluations to receive credit.


CEU Fees: CWLA Members – $35; Non-Members – $50




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. Registrations must be completed at the same time as a group for the “5 or More” discount to apply. Contact for assistance with a group registration.


All payments are due by April 11, 2018. Mail checks payable to Child Welfare League of America 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 11, 2018, 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.


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, cancelations, 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.


Cancelation Policy: Written cancelations received by e-mail to on or before 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Monday, April 9, 2018 are entitled to a full refund, less a $75 processing fee. After April 9, 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 Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill. Book online at Hyatt Reservations or call 1-888-421-1442 and request the "Child Welfare League of America" room block. Additional details are available at Hotel & Travel 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 Dec 31, 2017.
Regular registration starts on Jan 01, 2018 and ends on Apr 20, 2018.
Late registration starts on Apr 21, 2018.
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