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Welcome to ISP, a nonprofit organization for social work educators, students, and practitioners with passion for policy! Our goal is to prepare and motivate social workers to play an active role in shaping the social policies that impact our clients and communities.

Come to Policy Conference 2.0

Join us for Policy Conference 2.0, scheduled for May 31-June 2 in St. Louis! Network with social work faculty, students, and practitioners committed to policy change. Hear from inspiring plenary speakers; choose from a wide array of  sessions; and celebrate ISP’s 20th Anniversary with some of its founding members! Register today!

Join ISP

Interested in policy?

By joining ISP you become part of a community of faculty, students, and practitioners who are committed to seeing social work at the forefront of policy change. Support us now!

Attend the Teaching Institute

ISP’s annual policy Teaching Institute is on Thursday, May 3, 2018 in St. Louis. This full-day, immersive event provides participants with new and creative teaching tools to engage students in the study of policy and policy practice. Not sure? Take a look! Bring a colleague! Register today!