What's New in STSW

>> Scholarship applications for the 2021 Conference are now closed

No further applications will be accepted.  Awardees have been notified.

>>  Now accepting nominations for STSW Awards 

Please submit your nominations for a member who has made a significant contribution to the field of Transplant Social Work and to the STSW. Awards will be given out at the 2021 Annual Conference during the Annual Business Meeting.

2021 Award Nomination Form

>> Conference 2021 UPDATE 

Registration for the 36th Annual STSW Conference is now OPEN!

Conference Registration

The virtual conference begins on Monday, October 18th with a 3 hour pre conference workshop.  The conference continues on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   A total of 18 CEU’s can be obtained in the 4 day conference.

Conference Program

More information and pricing information is available below or on the conference page.


With a membership fee of $100 you can access benefits including access to member-only organ specific forums, assessment tools and resources, training opportunities, discount on STSW annual conference, professional credentials, mentorship program, research grants, online subscription to Progress in Transplantation Journal and the STSW newsletter.

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STSW offers the Certified Clinical Transplant Social Worker Credential (CCTSW) and the Certified Clinical Circulatory Support (CCSW-MCS).  These credentials recognize transplant clinicians who have met strict eligibility requirements including education, licensure, experience and peer recommendations.  Distinguish your professionalism in the field of transplant; become certified!

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Mentor Program

The Mentor Program was developed to provide a framework for experienced transplant and MCS social workers to assist and advance social workers coming into this very specialized field. The program is designed to allow mentees to review mentor profiles online and request 2-3 potential mentors.  The Mentor Program Committee will review all mentor and mentee applications received and appropriately match mentors and mentees.

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2021 Annual Conference

Registration for the 36th STSW Annual Conference is now OPEN!

The virtual conference begins on Monday, October 18th with a 3 hour pre conference workshop.  The conference continues on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.   A total of 18 CEU’s can be obtained in the 4 day conference.

Monday, October 18th - Pre-Conference - 2:00pm-6:00pm EST

Tuesday, October 19th - 12:00pm - 6:00pm EST

Wednesday, October 20th - 12:00pm - 6:00pm EST

Thursday, October 21st  - 12:00pm - 6:00pm EST

2021 Conference Program

Our conference program is also available to download.

Conference Registration

Attendees can register for any combination of pre-conference, one day, two days or three days.

Combined registration/membership is available for new members and those renewing membership that choose to attend the three days or pre-conference and three days.

  • 2021 Conference Fees - 


  • $50.00 pre-conference
  • $100.00 for each of the 3 conference days  
  • Full Conference Total - $350.00


  • $100.00 pre-conference
  • $150.00 for each of the 3 days
  • Full Conference Total - $550.00

    Combination membership/registration *:

    • $50.00 pre-conference
    • $300.00 for all of the 3 conference days
    • $100.00 STSW Membership
    • Full Conference & Membership Total - $450.00

    * Combination is only available with 3 day or 3 day +pre-conference registration.


    • $25.00 pre-conference
    • $25.00 for each of the 3 conference days
    • Full Conference Total - $100.00
      • 2021 Conference Location - The conference will be virtual.
      • Call for Abstracts - abstract application submissions is now closed.
      • Scholarship Information Applications for 2021 STSW conference scholarships are now CLOSED.  No further applications will be accepted. Thank you to all those who submitted applications.  You should have received an email confirmation that your application was received.  Please alert help@stsw.org immediately if you did not.

        STSW offers a number of scholarships each year to STSW members.  As with this year, an announcement will go out by email and will be posted on the website when scholarships are available for the 2022 conference. 


      The 35th STSW Annual conference was held on October 23rd, 24th and 25th. 15 NASW approved CEUs were offered; 5 for each day of attendance. The conference was held virtually, and 422 registrants participated. Those who registered will be able to access the Conference Website and slides for the next 12 months, and information about the conference will remain on the STSW website.  2020 Virtual Conference Program