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NASW Iowa 2021 Symposium!

Thursday and Friday, October 28 an 29, 2021


YOU DO NOT NEED TO CHOOSE YOUR BREAK-OUT SESSIONS IN ADVANCE! On Thursday, you will decide which break-out sessions you want to attend.



This year's NASW-Iowa Symposium will be virtual!!

All on-line using Zoom and the Whova Conference App - more information upon registration.

This conference has been designed by the NASW IA Chapter to meet the requirements of the Iowa Board of Social Work. Other professionals who believe that this symposium will meet the requirements of their professional boards are welcome to join us (6 contact hours each day).


One day only: Member-$130.00/Non-member-$165.00

Both days: Member-$175.00/Non-member-$250.00

Questions/Contact the NASW IA Chapter ~ 515-277-1117 ~ education.naswia@socialworkers.org

Keynote Speaker

Rohini Gupta, PsyD, MSW


Keynote SpeakerRohini Gupta, PsyD, MSW

Rohini Gupta is a Clinical Psychologist. She is a core faculty member at the University of Denver Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP), International Disaster Psychology Program (IDP). She is the Director of the Trauma & Disaster Recovery Clinic (TDRC), which is a training clinic that provides mental health services to those who have experienced adversity and trauma. She Co-Founded of the Colorado Resilience Collaborative, a community based initiative aimed at addressing Identity based violence due to radicalization and discrimination. Dr. Gupta teaches courses in trauma interventions and co-leads a seminar that focuses on professional development and the supervision of clinical cases from a trauma informed and cross cultural lens.

In addition to teaching and supervising, Dr. Gupta develops and facilitates a number of community healing workshops that focus on the personal and professional impact of incidences of identity based violence and hate She facilitates reflective consultation groups for various providers and organizations who work with traumatized individuals and communities to prevent and/or mitigate vicarious trauma, stress, and burnout.

Areas of interest include the following: Trauma and trauma informed care; Vicarious trauma, burnout, and compassion fatigue; Work with ethnic/racial minority populations; Multicultural education; Diversity/inclusivity; grief and loss; community resilience; and Clinical training and supervision.

In addition to her work at the University, Dr. Gupta owns and operates a private practice in the Denver Metro Area and is on the Board of the Womxn's March Denver. Dr. Gupta chairs the Womxn's March Denver Community engagement team, consulting on serving the needs of marginalized and underserved populations and how to create and support an inclusive movement that focuses on uplifting women and girls in the local Denver community.