What's New in STSW

>> Applications for presentation and poster abstracts for the 2023 Annual STSW Conference at the Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego, CA (October 9th-12th 2023) are now open!  More information is available on the Conference Page.

>> The December 2022 edition of the STSW Newsletter, Society Pages, is now available on our Newsletter pageThe newsletter is also available to download here.

>> Results from our 2022 STSW Survey are now available on our Survey Page.

>> Check out Beats by Social Work, a podcast by STSW MCS Committee Chair Kristen Malaer and Heart Committee Chair Tiffany Coco.  Beats by Social Work's goal is to talk about all things transplant and LVAD from the social work perspective and to bring the human element back into the world of transplant for our fellow social workers and our patients.  Listen at https://beatsbysw.onpodium.com/



Membership

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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Credentialing

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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STSW Annual Conferences

The 37th Annual STSW Conference - Orlando, Florida - Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando took place Monday October 10th - Thursday October 13th.  

Check our Conference Page for information on our 38th Annual Conference (2023) in San Diego, CA at Loews Coronado Bay Resort.  More information will be available in 2023.