A CSSW , the American Council for School Social Work , is hosting the 4th ACSSW Institute on school social work and school mental health in New Orleans, Louisiana, January 26- 27, 2015. Tis year we are once again celebrating the powerul impact school social workers have on students, amilies, schools and communities as they Stand Up for Children’s Mental Health in Schools. By virtue o our specialized training and perspective, school social workers are uniquely positioned to provide advocacy and leadership in school mental health services. Institute workshops will highlight the diversity o individual, small group and systemic needs school social workers are prepared to serve. C onsider the power o joining your ellow school social workers in numerous extended and interactive proessional workshops! Earn CEUs (12.25 CEUs or entire event) to maintain your proessional license. Tis national institute will eature 34 interactive presentations designed to help School Social Workers keep pace with innovative practice, efective leadership and applied research. S ave the dates now - January 26 - 27, 2015. Conerence ees: $260.00 or entire event, $140.00 or one day (includes access to wireless internet, proessional resources, conerence materials, rereshment breaks and lunch bufet each day). $15 discount available per registrant or teams o 3 or more registering rom the same district or agency. BSW/ MSW students and retired SSWers: $130.00 or entire event, $70.00 or one day. Early Bird Registration rates available or those registering by November 15th- see www.acssw.com or details. S eating is limited! Secure your place or this unique proessional development opportunity! Initiate your registration...go to ACSSW Online Registration - www. acssw.com - pre-registration is open now. Full conerence brochure posted at www.acssw. com. W here will we see you? Entire conerence proceedings will be held at the Lavin Bernick Center located on the historic ulane University Campus. Special hotel rates available at the Drury Inn & Suites New Orleans through Jan 2, 2015. Call 1-800-325- 0720. ACSSW Group Reservation #2209303. $124.99 per night or 2 double bed deluxe or 1 kind bed deluxe, $165.00 per night or 2 room suite 2 queen beds. www.druryhotels.com D ear Colleagues, OUR MISSION & VISION ACSSW advocates or the practice o school social work and supports school social workers in their service to students, schools and amilies to overcome social, systemic, economic and mental health barriers to student learning. ACSSW seeks to advance the practice o school social work by ofering resources that support innovative practice, efective leadership and applied research.