2022 FAQS Virtual Conference
2022 NASW-GA
Virtual
Annual State Conference

August 19-21, 2022
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For general questions about content, CE credits, or other information about the Virtual State Conference, please email NASW-GA at naswgaannualconference@gmail.com or awillis.naswga@socialworkers.org.

Where and when will the 2022NASW-GA State Virtual Conference take place?
The 2022 NASW-GA State Virtual Conference “The Time is indeed Right for Georgia Social Work” will be held virtually and take place online in “real-time” with our Ethics Pre-Conference kick-off on August 18, 2022, and the Primary Conference on August 19-20, 2022. 

What virtual platform will be used for the Pre-Conference and Primary Conference?
Zoom

Do I have to be a social worker to attend the 2022 NASW-GA State Virtual Conference?

 No, in addition to social workers, we encourage other mental health and human services professionals to attend the conference.

What is included in the registration cost?
■ Access to our varied social work topics including the keynote address.
■ Conference, August 19-20, 2022 Earn up to 17.5 live-streamed CE hrs.
■ If you purchase a 3-Day ticket, you will have access to the Pre-Conference, Thursday, August 18, 2022, and earn 6 live-streamed Ethics CE hrs.

What is the deadline for registration? 
Registration will remain open 3 days before the Pre-Conference and 5 days before the State Conference. Register
early as space is limited!

Is registration required?
Yes. Please visit the NASW-GA Chapter’s website at https://naswga.org/ Once you are on the homepage,
Click on the Events tab and then the 2022 Virtual Conference subtab where you will view all pertinent information relevant to the Virtual Conference. 

If I purchase a 1- or 2-Day ticket, can I attend the Pre-Conference?
No. The Pre-Conference is only added to the 3-Day ticket. If you purchase a 1 or 2 Day, you will have to pay the separate ticket price to attend the Pre-Conference. 
 
Is there a Student Registration rate?
Yes. A student registration rate is available for student members of NASW-GA.

Is there a discount for multiple registrations (Group Rate) from the same organization?
Yes. If five or more people from the same organization register for 2022. The five individuals must register as one and submit one group payment.

How do 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 Conference CE program was live. CE certificates will be forwarded to your email. The distribution date for the CE certificates is August 25-31, 2022. 
 
Is there a Pre-conference continuing education opportunity?
Yes. Pre-conference registrants will be encouraged to verify their computer’s capability to host the Zoom platform. Testing links will be provided to registrants so they become familiar with the site, and its features.
Registrants will also receive registration and login directions.

How do I receive my CE credit for the Pre-Conference?
CE certificates will be forwarded to your email. The distribution date for the CE certificates is August 25 –31, 2022.

When will I receive login information?
Login information will be sent a day before each event as follows:
August 18th Pre-Conference – Login information sent on August 17th
August 19th -Conference: Login information sent on August 18th 
August 20th Conference- Login information sent on August 19th
 
Will handouts be provided?
Yes, if applicable to the presentation.
 
How far ahead of time should we log in to a session?
All conference sessions will begin on time. We recommend that you log in 30 minutes before the start of each day to double-check your connection and sound.
 
Can I participate if I live outside of the United States?
You bet you can! You can participate in the Virtual Conference for no additional cost as long as you have
Internet access that meets the Technical Requirements.

What is the conference cancellation policy?
Refunds will be processed according to the following cancellation policy: Requests for refunds must be made
in writing and sent to NASW-GA by email at naswgaannualconference@gmail. Refunds will be issued no later than 21 days following receipt. 
of the request and will follow the schedule below:
· ▪ For cancellation requests received by August 5, 2022: You will receive a 100% refund of your registration fee.
· ▪ For cancellation requests received August 6-August 12, 2022: You will receive a 50% refund of your registration fee.
· ▪ No refunds will be made for cancellation requests received after August 12, 2022.
· ▪ NASW-GA regrets that refunds will not be given for No-Shows. There are no exceptions to this policy.

Can I share the 2022 NASW-GA Virtual Conference Registration Link(s) with a non-conference
registrant?

No - © All Rights Reserved. This virtual conference and the materials contained within are intended for use only by those who registered for the virtual conference with NASW Georgia Chapter. Use or viewing these materials outside of the course without written permission is a violation of the copyright.
Please ensure your computer meets hardware, software, and bandwidth requirements well in advance of the webcast. Recommendations:
To check system requirements for the Zoom virtual platform, click on the following link:
Zoom system requirements: Windows, macOS, Linux – Zoom Support

■ It is recommended that you use a PC or MAC with an updated Internet Browser.  We recommend Google
Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Edge, or Safari. You will not be able to use Internet Explorer as it is too old to be compatible.
■ Make sure you have pop-up blockers disabled in your internet browser settings.
■ Make sure that your internet browser is Active X enabled.
■ WIFI is not recommended. The problem with WiFi is signal strength can vary causing bandwidth to increase or decrease.
■ We recommend a wired connection. A wired connection gives a consistent signal and consistent bandwidth.
A wired connection provides a better experience.
■ Audio (sound) is projected through your computer speakers. Be sure your computer is equipped with speakers or the room where the conference is being broadcast is equipped with speakers so you can hear the presenters.
Please note: we do not recommend using Internet Explorer to log in or register.