Call for Papers :

professional social workers in particular and others interested to submit the abstract online through our website. The abstract should not exceed 500 words and it should include the author’s name, designation, affiliating institution, mailing address, contact no, e-mail ID, title of the abstract and text. We are open to accept the abstract till 31st August 2017. Once the abstract is received, the acknowledgement will be communicated within seven days. Accepted abstracts of the registered delegates will be published in the book of abstracts. In case abstract is not accepted, the registration shall be valid for participation only, if you desire so; otherwise your registration fees shall be refunded after deducting normal charges. The full paper of the accepted abstracts should be submitted online before 20th September 2017. Please ensure plagiarism check. Plagiarism is the use of someone else’s work, words, or ideas as if they were your own. Plagiarism is a serious offense and will be treated legally. Only selected papers will be accepted for presentation.

We propose to have two kinds of presentations oral as well as poster presentations. The posters will be displayed throughout the conference and there will be a particular session where the delegates can meet the authors and discuss about their work. The oral presentation should be accompanied by a power point presentation. The papers or posters can be developed as critical but contextualized conceptual analysis, empirical study based works, detailed case studies and interventions or practice models.

The full version of paper should be submitted in both hard and soft copy latest by 20th September, 2017. For submission of abstract/paper, please go to Registration tab on website. A committee will review the abstracts and the papers. Information regarding acceptance and presentation will be communicated to the authors subsequently. The selected papers will be published in an edited book.

Abstract submission:  

Abstract should be submitted in English. The abstract should not exceed 500 words. The abstract should be done in MS-Word in Times New Roman font, size 12 and 1.5 spacing. The abstract can be uploaded on website while making registration.

Full paper submission:  

The length of full paper including tables, diagrams, illustrations, references etc. should not be more than 6000 words. The full paper should be in English and typed in MS-Word in Times New Roman with font size 12 and with spacing 1.5.   Bibliography/ References should be arranged alphabetically and given at the end of the text in the APA format (6th edition) only. The guidelines are available on NAPSWI website.



National Association of Professional Social Workers in India (NAPSWI)
Department of Social work, Sree Shankaracharya University of Sanskrith, Kalady, Kerla