Alberta College of Social Workers

Red Deer Area Coordinators

Red Deer Area Coordinators

  • Colleen Palichuk
  • Bob Palichuk


Past Events

Central Alberta Social Work Conference
June 16 - 17, 2014
iHotel 67 Street, Red Deer, Alberta

Registration Deadline: June 9, 2014
Theme: Social Work: Advocacy, Empowerment, and Transformation
Keynote Speaker: Cindy Blackstock, PhD, Executive Director, First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada and Associate Professor, University of Alberta.

After three very successful June conferences, the Central Alberta Social Work Conference Organizing Committee, consisting of ACSW Area Coordinators, local Social Workers, and Red Deer College Social Work Faculty, is seeking innovative, critical, and future focused papers/presentations/workshops for their 4th Annual Conference.

Our theme this year is “Hearing Our Voices: Power, Influences and Control in Social Work

We are interested in proposals that connect with the following broad subthemes:

  • Bullying in the Workplace (and innovative responses)
  • Domestic Violence (rural/urban and violence prevention)
  • Stalking
  • Organizational Ethics (and power and control)
  • Collaborative work (and new ways of working together)
  • Clinician Abuse (and survivorship)
  • Addictions (and practitioner impairment and responses)

Dates: Monday, June 17th and Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Location: Red Deer, Alberta.

The Central Alberta Social Work Conference Committee proudly presents The Third Annual Conference

Overview: 1 ½ days of category “A” professional development workshops & networking. Program information and registration will be sent out soon.

Dates :

  • June 18, 2012 / 12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • June 18, 2012 / 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. (presentation on “hoarding”)
  • June 19, 2012 / 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Place :

  • Sheraton Hotel (formerly the Capri) Red Deer, Alberta

Registration Costs :

  • $75.00 / $30.00 for students

Refreshment Breaks and Luncheon included

Effective Co-Parenting: Putting Kids First

Note this workshop is hosted by Red Deer and Rocky Mountain House but will occur in Red Deer.

  • 6 Category 'A' Credits
  • Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011
  • Time: 9:00 - Noon / 1:00 - 4:00 pm (Sign in: 8:30 am)
  • Location: Provincial Building, Boardroom # 206, 4920 - 51 St, Red Deer AB
  • Fee: $65.00

2011 Central Alberta Social Work Conference

  • Theme: Moving the Margins: Rural and Radical Social Work Challenges
  • Dates: June 13 & 14, 2011
  • Location: Capri Hotel