Call for proposal for our 2018 conference is now open under the conference tab.


The Virginia Association for Specialists in Group Work (VASGW) is a branch of the Association for Specialists in Group Work (ASGW) and a division of the Virginia Counseling Association (VCA). As counseling professionals with a special interest in group work, we strive to advance the field of group counseling by extending opportunities for professional development and by sharing information related to group work.

VASGW conducts an annual group counseling conference each spring. The 2018 Group-A-Rama Conference will be held on Friday, April 13th at the Annandale campus of the Northern Virginia Community College in the Ernst Cultural Center.  We hope to see you there!

Call for proposals for Group-A-Rama April 13, 2018.  Information will be up shortly about submitting proposals.  All information must be submitted for a proposal to be considered.  The proposal deadline is October 15, 2017.


In February,2016 at the ASGW (Association for Specialist in Group Work) conference VASGW was awarded “Outstanding Branch 2016.”  Ellissia Price (VASGW Co-President 2010-2014) and Terri Mason (VASGW President 2015-2016) were on hand to accept the award.

Ellissia Price & Terri Mason
Ellissia Price & Terri Mason