The 41st Summer Institute on Aging will be held June 4-6, 2019 at Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, W.Va. The 2019 theme is “What’s Age Got to Do with It? Living Well Across the Lifespan.”

The institute is designed to provide high-quality training in aging services for beginning and experienced social workers, nurses, counselors, supervisors, administrators and professionals in related disciplines. We invite your assistance in creating an informative, creative and stimulating conference. We encourage you to submit proposals for presentations that will help participants build new skills and enhance existing competencies. You may submit a proposal now by completing our online form.

  • Submit proposals online at
  • Topic Areas: Physiological processes and health; psychosocial and mental health; social policy;
    rural aging; ethics; holistic aging; service delivery competencies; care coordination/case
    management; management and leadership; caregiver issues; end-of-life care; abuse/ neglect;
    health literacy; home care technologies; best practices/practice methods or other timely topics
    relevant to the field of aging.Workshop Length/Tracks: 90 minutes and 3 hour sessions. Tracks: Clinical/Medical Practice;
  • Mental Health Practice; Management/Administration/Policy; Cultural Competency/Diversity; or
    Core Practice. Keynote Presentation Length: 1 hour or 90 minutes.
  • Deadline: Proposals must be submitted by January 15, 2019.

Contact:  Jacki  Englehardt104 Knapp Hall  304-293-3280