Conferences and Presentations

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2010 to Current

  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2019, November). Ethics in international social work practice: Preparing students. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Barsky, A. E. (2019, November). Brave conversations on racism and religious bigotry: Preparing students. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO.
  • Barsky, A. E. (2019, May). Mediation with transgender clients: An ethnographic approach. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Conference, Toronto, ON.
  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2019, March). NASW Code of Ethics: What educators and students need to know. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Jacksonville, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2019, March). Racism and religious bigotry: Preparing students for brave conversations. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Jacksonville, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, November). Social work ethics consultation: Empowering our professional colleagues. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, FL. 
  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2018, November). NASW Code of Ethics—Revised: What educators and students need to know. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, FL. 
  • Brown, G., & Barsky, A. E. (2018, November). Field education, technology, and the revised Code of Ethics: Preparing our students.Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Barsky, A. E., & Brown, G. (2018, September). Technology in field education: Ethical issues and responses. 12thInternational Conference on Practice Teaching and Field Education in Health and Social Work. St. John’s College, Oxford, UK 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, July). Technology in field education: Managing ethical issues.Social Work and Social Development Conference, International Association of Schools of Social Work, Dublin, Ireland. 
  • McKormick, B. T., Lewis, T., Gonzalez, K., Horton, G., & Barsky, A. E. (2018, June). Dialogues on race, religion, oppression, and social justice. National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter (poster presentation). Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, June). Discrimination effects: Understanding client stress, trauma, and resilience. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Annual Conference, Washington, DC. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, March). Ethics consultation: How to educate and support without providing advice.Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Brown, G., & Barsky, A. E. (2018, March).Ethics in field education: Preparing for the new technology standards.Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). The ethics of restorative social work: Alternatives to punishment, isolation, and retribution. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). App-assisted family mediation: Ethical issues and responses. Association for Conflict Resolution Conference, Dallas, TX. 
  • Comer, J., Groshong, L., Monahan, M., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Regan, J. (2017, October). The 2017 practice standards on social work & technology: A national conversation. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX. 
  • Wing, L., Barsky, A. E., Menkel-Meadow, C., & Welsh, N. (2017, June). Ethics and online dispute resolution. Online Dispute Resolution Conference. ICC International Court of Arbitration (http://odr2017.org),Hosted by United Nations Education, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Paris, France. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, June). The ethics of app-assisted family mediation. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference. Boston, MA. 
  • Groshong, L., Monahan, M., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Regan, J. (2017, March). 2016 practice standards for social work and technology: Educating students and practitioners. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, New Orleans, LA. 
  • Hobdy, A. E., & Barsky, A. E. (2017, March). Tarasoff at 40: How the “duty to protect” and confidentiality are evolving. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, New Orleans, LA.
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, March). Restorative social work: Ethics of non-punitive approaches to conflict and practice. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors, New Orleans, LA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2016, November). Ethical dilemmas involving client friends, family, and other collaterals. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Hobdy, A. E., & Barsky, A. E. (2016, November). Tarasoff at 40: The evolving “duty to protect” and limits on confidentiality. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Monahan, M., Groshong, L., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Regan, J. (2016, November). 2016 practice standards for social work and technology: Educating students and practitioners. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2016, June). Conflict resolution: A restorative justice approach to interpersonal violence. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development. Seoul, Korea. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2016, June). Social work practice with digital communication technologies: Ethical issues and policy responses. Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education, and Social Development. Seoul, Korea. (Video and PowerPoint Presentation posted online at http://www.husita.org/husita16barsky)
  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2016, March). Ethics of social work with avatars: Virtual dilemmas and managing real risks. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. Dallas, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2016, March). Ethical obligations to client friends, family, and support systems: Avoiding collateral damage. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors. Dallas, TX. 
  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2015, October). Virtual social work with avatars: Ethical issues and responses. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2015, October). Communication technologies: Developing policies to manage ethical issues in classroom and field. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Denver, CO. Barsky, A. E. (2015, June). Online spaces for social work with groups: Ethical issues and responses. International Association for Social Work with Groups, Symposium, Chapel Hill, NC. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2015, March). Ethics and online communication technologies: developing policies for classroom and field. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Kansas City, KS. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2015, March). The ethics of social work involvement in civil disobedience. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Kansas City, KS. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2014, October). End-of-life decision making: Preparing students for challenging ethical discussions. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL. 
  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2014, October). Think tank on NASW Code of Ethics & communication technologies. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL. 
  • Kaplan, A. F., & Barsky, A. E. (2014, October). A success-based approach to managing ethical issues in the field. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Tampa, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2014, May). Ethical issues in end-of-life decision making: educating students for death? Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Louisville, KY. 
  • Kaplan, A., & Barsky, A. E. (2014, May). Ethical issues in field education: A success-based approach. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Louisville, KY. 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Hobdy, D. (2013, November). Cross-border social work: Ethical issues and responses. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E., Sherman, D., & Anderson, E. (2013, November). The place of faith in social work education: Meaningful dialogue. Council on Social Work Education, Annual Program Meeting, Dallas, TX.Barsky, A. E. (2013, May – Upcoming). The ethics of online communication with clients in divorce and separation cases. Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Los Angeles. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2013, March). Divided by faith? Transforming our discussions regarding faith-based schools of social work. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Myrtle Beach, NC. 
  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2013, March). The ethics of social networking in social work practice. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Myrtle Beach, NC.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2012). Interprofessional education for lawyers & social workers: Adversaries, teammates, or co-professionals? Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC.  
  • Hobdy, D., Morgan, S., & Barsky, A. E. (2012, November). Online social work with individuals, families, and groups: Ethical issues and responses. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Washington, DC. 
  • Hobdy, D., Lipschutz, R., & Barsky, A. E. (2012, July). Mediating ethical issues & violations: From conflict & intransigence to hope & understanding. National Association of Social Workers Profession of Hope Conference, Washington, DC. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2012, June). Social workers in court: Ethical issues and responses for practitioners called to testify. National Association of Social Workers – Florida Chapter Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2012, March). Ethics in end-of-life decision making: Principles and processes. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Portland, OR. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2012, March). Interprofessional ethics education: A working model of collaboration with medicine and nursing. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Portland, OR. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2011, October). Teaching ethics without Indoctrination: A critical thinking approach. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Hobdy, D. & Barsky, A. E. (2011, October). Ethics education: Using simulated professional review processes to enhance critical thinking. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2011, February). Educating students to reduce misconduct and promote the highest standards of practice. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Cincinnati, OH. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2010, October). Engaging in difficult ethical discussions: Skills for resolving ethical violations without whistle-blowing. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR. 
  • Hobdy, D., & Barsky, A. E. (2010, October). Educating students to reduce misconduct and promote the highest standards of practice. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR. 
  • Nichols-Casebolt, A., & Barsky, A. E. (2010, October). The virtuous social work researcher: Ethics education beyond rules, standards, and consequences. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR. 
  • Miller, S., Alexandra, A., Parsi, K., Loder, R. E., & Barsky, A. E. (2010, March). Ethics in practice: Moral theory and the professions. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH. 

Peer-Reviewed Conference Presentations (1991 to 2010)

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  • Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Educating the virtuous social worker: Ethics beyond duties, principles, standards, and consequences. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Martinez, P., & Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Queer consciousness among social workers: What social work educators need to know. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Tracy, E., Padilla, Y. C., Kim, W., & Wiechelt, S. A. (2009, November). Addictions: Paper session 1. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2009, February). A developmental approach to integrating ethics content in social work and related professional curricula. Association of Practical and Professional Ethics, Cincinnati, OH. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2008, October). Conflict, what conflict? Managing conflict avoidance in the classroom. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2008, February – Accepted but unable to present due to illness). A conflict resolution approach to teaching ethical decision making: Bridging conflicting values in the mental health profession. Association of Practical and Professional Ethics, Cincinnati, OH. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2008, May). Ethics complaints against mediators and parenting coordinators: Barriers and facilitators. Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Vancouver, Canada. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2007, October). Parenting coordination: Part of a dream team or clients’ worst nightmare. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Phoenix, AZ. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2007, October). A developmental approach to integrating values and ethics in BSW/MSW Curricula. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2007, May). Using a conflict resolution approach to teaching ethical decision making: Bridging conflicting values. Wurzweiler School of Social Work 50th Anniversary Conference, New York.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2007, February). The legal and ethical context for knowing and using the latest child welfare research. Canadian Outcome Research Institute Conference at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). A conflict resolution approach to teaching ethical decision making: Bridging conflicting values. Association of Bachelor of Social Work Programs and Directors Conference, Los Angeles. 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Neuman, D. (2006, October). Creating dialogue out of controversy: Same-sex marriage. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia.  
  • Barsky, A. E., & Neuman, D. (2006, October). Emergent conflict resolution: Clinical and ethical issues for professionals with blended roles, skills, and strategies. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia. 
  • Pruett, M. K., Barsky, A. E., & Deutsch, R. M. (2006, June). How courts view intimate relationships: Implications for families and practice. Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Tampa, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2006, February). Successful Social Work Education. Counsel on Social Work Education Conference, Chicago. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2005, November). Successful social work education. Association of Bachelor of Social Work Programs and Directors Conference, Austin, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2005, September). Mediating separation of same-sex couples. Association for Conflict Resolution Conference, Minneapolis, MN. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2005, May). Mediation hybrids. Annual Conference of Association of Family & Conciliation Courts, Seattle, WA (presented by Arnold Scheinvold). 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2005, March). Alcohol, other drugs, and addictions. Counsel on Social Work Education Conference, New York. 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Wood, L. (2004, June). Conflict avoidance in an organizational setting: No contest or a world of possibilities. Interaction: Biennial Conference of Network for Conflict Resolution Canada , Waterloo , ON . (Abstract published in Online Proceedings at www.crnetwork.ca).  
  • Albertini, V., & Barsky, A. E. (2003, July). Access to healthcare for Haitian Americans living with HIV or AIDS: Empowering Haitian social work students to do ethnocultural research within their ethnocultural community. 6th Biennial Conference of Caribbean and International Social Work Educators, Bridgetown , Barbardos. (presented by Albertini)  
  • Barsky, A. E., McCarthy, M., L’Heureux-Dube, Madame Justice C., Tye, M., Solomon, S., & Doering, K. (2003, May). Life cycle issues for families with gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender members: What family court professionals need to know. Association of Family and Conciliation Courts International Conference, One-day Preconference Institute, Ottawa , ON . (presented by McCarthy, L’Heureux-Dube, Tye, Solomon, & Doering).  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2003, April). Communication with diverse groups: An ethnographic approach. Network of Communities for Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution Biennial Conference, Atlanta , GA.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2003, April). Conflict avoidance in a university context: Experiences and attributions. Network of Communities for Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution Biennial Conference, Atlanta , GA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Mediators in court: Trials and tribulations for mediators called to testify. Supreme Court of Florida Dispute Resolution Center ’s 11th Annual Conference, Orlando , FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Mediating with gay men or lesbians. Supreme Court of Florida Dispute Resolution Center ’s 11th Annual Conference, Orlando , FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2002, June). Ethical issues in family mediation involving gay men or lesbians. Joint Conference of Network for Conflict Resolution Canada and Family Mediation Canada , Charlottetown , Prince Edward Island .  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2002, March). Mediators in court: Trials and tribulations for mediators called to testify. Association for Conflict Resolution – Family Section, Savannah , GA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2001, June). Conflict in higher education – Personal experiences and practical proposals. National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2001, June). Mediation services for lesbian/gay partners and families. National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2001, March). Conflict in universities: A quantitative study. Counsel on Social Work Education Congress, Dallas, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E., Diepeveen, B., Wilson, M., & Hanna, K. (2000, August). Public discussions on sustainable development: Listening to all voices. World Congress of the Society of World Sustainable Development, Web-based conference – Available: http://members.home.net/vdufour2000/Social12.html#AA.
  • Barsky, A. E. (2000, July). Mediation and healing circles compared. Academy of Family Mediators Conference, Salt Lake City, UT. 
  • Kroch, U., Barsky, A. E., Schmidt, W. C., Teaster, P., & Reynold, S. (2000, July). The role of social workers as guardians for adults in need: International perspectives. International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress (Conference Proceedings, pp. 121-122). Montreal, QC. (presented by Kroch, Schmidt, Teaster & Reynold) 
  • Coleman, H., Barsky, A. E., & Harris, R. (2000, July). Educating and evaluating students in addictions classes. International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress (Book of Abstracts, p. 14). Montreal, QC. 
  • Twigg, R., Acker, M, & Barsky, A. E. (2000, July). Bridging the legal context to social work education. International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress (Book of Abstracts, p. 43), Montreal, QC. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2000, June). Mediation involving gay men or lesbians: Issues and options. Network for Conflict Resolution i2000 Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2000, June). Mediation and healing circles compared. Network for Conflict Resolution i2000 Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Pruden, P. (1999, October). Deconstructing mediation and healing circles: Similarities and differences between two meeting places. Family Mediation Canada, Toronto, ON (Presented by A. E. Barsky). 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1999, June). Deconstructing family mediation. European Association of Schools of Social Work Conference (Series on constructionism), Helsinki, Finland. [Abstract included in Conference Proceedings]. 
  • Este, D., Barsky, A. E., & Sieppert, J. (1999, February). Teaching and learning qualitative research with and without the use of software for qualitative data. International Institute for Qualitative Methodology Conference, Edmonton, AB (Presented by D. Este). 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1998, October). Mediators on Trial: Building a Trestle between Court and Mediation. Family Mediation Canada Conference, Saskatoon, SK. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1998, October). Conflict Resolution between Moslems and Jews in Israel: Success Stories. Family Mediation Canada Conference, Saskatoon, SK. 
  • Chetkow-Yanoov, B., Barsky, A. E., & Levin, D. (1998, July). Teaching conflict resolution to various audiences. Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1998, July). Educating social workers for participation in legal proceedings. Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel. 
  • Sieppert, J., Este D., & Barsky, A. E. (1998, July). Teaching and learning qualitative research with and without the use of software for qualitative data analysis. Joint World Congress of the International Federation of Social Workers and International Association of Schools of Social Work, Jerusalem, Israel. (Presented by Barsky and Sieppert). 
  • Barsky, A. E., Rogers, G, Krysik, J., & Langevin, P. (1997, June). Building a Community of Learners: Innovations in Course Design. Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, The Learneds, St. John’s, NF. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1997, June). Community involvement through child protection mediation. Fourth Annual Symposium: Child Protection from a Community Perspective, Memorial University, St. John’s, NF. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1997, May). Ethical dilemmas in community mediation: Do the right thing. Paper presented at National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, Pittsburgh. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1997, April). Essential elements of child protection mediation. Paper presented at the Ninth Annual National Conference on Doctoral Research and Social Work Practice, Columbus, OH. 
  • Barsky, A. E., Krysik, J., Rogers, G. (1996, July). Evaluating the integration of social work theory and practice: The use of simulated clients in the classroom. Paper presented at International Association of Schools of Social Work Congress, Hong Kong (Presented by Stella Cho on behalf of Authors). 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Collins, D. (1996, April). Cultural competence in family mediation. Paper presented at the Society for Professionals in Dispute Resolution Conference, Honolulu, HA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1996, May). Ethical dilemmas in community mediation: Do the right thing. Paper presented at Interaction ‘96, Conference of Network: Interaction for Conflict Resolution, Edmonton, AB (Nathalie Rockhill in Author’s absence). 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1996, February). Mediation in child protection cases. Paper/poster session presented at 9th Annual Research Conference, Research and Training Centre for Children’s Mental Health, Tampa Bay, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1995, March). Mediation and empowerment in child protection. Paper presented at Council on Social Work Education Conference, San Diego. 
  • Barsky, A. E., Este, D., Collins, D., & Kruk, E. (1995, October). Cultural competence in family mediation. Family Mediation Canada Conference - Institute, Victoria, BC. 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Penney, D. (1994, October). Does family mediation empower? Debate presented at Family Mediation Canada Conference, Montreal, QC. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1994, July). A student-centered approach to culturally diverse role play exercises. Paper presented at Congress of International Association of Schools of Social Work, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 
  • Hogan, J., & Barsky, A. E. (1994, May). Mediation in child welfare cases. Paper presented at Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Annual Conference, Maui, HA. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1993, July). An un-Board meeting: Management in a voluntary association. Paper presented at the Academy of Family Mediators Annual Conference, Washington, D.C. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1993, June). A student-centered approach to culturally diverse role play exercises. Paper presented at Canadian Association of Schools of Social Work, The Learneds, Ottawa.Barsky, A. E. (1991, October). Elicitive mediation in a multicultural context. Paper presented at Family Mediation Canada Conference, Toronto.
  • Barsky, A. E. (1991, October). Elicitive mediation in a multicultural context. Paper presented at Family Mediation Canada Conference, Toronto.

Invited Conferences, Presentations, & Interviews

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2010 to Current

  • McGranachan, E., Barsky, A. E., & Skye, S. C. (2019). Answering tough questions. Outspoken voices: A podcast for LGBTQ+ families. Family Equality Council. Retrieved from https://www.buzzsprout.com/171190/1279591-answering-tough-questions
  • Barsky, A. E. (2019, February). Courageous conversations. Interfaith Café, Delray Beach, FL. 
  • Coyle, S. (2018). The continued growth of telemental health. Social Work Today, 18(2), 18 (including quotes from A. E. Barsky). Retrieved from http://www.socialworktoday.com/archive/MA18p18.shtml 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, May). Ethics in field education: Preparing students for the new technology standards. New York City Field Instructors Consortium, New York, NY.  
  • Barsky, A. E., & Reamer, F. (2018, May). New practice standards on social work and technology: A situation-based discussion on best practices (Webinar). Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers. Accessible to practice section members from http://www.naswdc.org 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, April). What’s new with the 2018 NASW Code of Ethics? Updating our policies and practice(Keynote address). Annual Conference of the National Association of Social Workers – New Jersey Chapter, Atlantic City, NJ.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, April). A conflict resolution approach to managing ethical dilemmas with clients, collaterals, and co-workers: From crisis to consensus. Annual Conference of the National Association of Social Workers – New Jersey Chapter, Atlantic City, NJ.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, April). Ethics in health policy: Ethical policy processes and using technology with older adults (Keynote address). Gerontology Resources Symposium (GRACE). Annual Conference of the University of Texas at Austin.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, March). Ethics and technology (Keynote address). Ethics Conference of the National Association of Social Workers – North Carolina Chapter, Durham, NC.   
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, March and repeated in April). Ethics in service coordination: Identifying and managing challenging ethical situations(National Webinar). American Association of Service Coordinators.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, February). Dialogues on race, religion, oppression, and social justice. Phyllis and Harvey Sandler School of Social Work, Field Instructor Training, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2018, January). Transformative dialogue: Managing conflict through empowerment and empathy (National Webinar). American Association of Service Coordinators.  
  • Hobdy, D., Reamer, F., & Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). Approved revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics: General Membership Training. National teleconference of the National Association of Social Workers (online).  
  • Hobdy, D., Reamer, F., & Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). Approved revisions to the NASW Code of Ethics: Chapters Training. National teleconference of the National Association of Social Workers (online).  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). A conflict resolution approach to managing ethical dilemmas: From crisis to consensus. The University of Alabama Annual Social Work Conference, Birmingham, AL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). The 2017 NASW Code of Ethics: Updating your policies and practices (Keynote address). The University of Alabama Annual Social Work Conference, Birmingham, AL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). Ethics in service coordination: Identifying and managing challenging ethical situations. American Association of Service Coordinators, Orlando, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, October). Transformative dialogue: Managing conflict through empowerment and empathy. American Association of Service Coordinators, Orlando, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, September). Mediation over the rainbow: Helping LGBT clients manage separation and divorce. Peel Region Family Mediators, Mississauga, ON, Canada.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, July). Guest expert for Twitter chat on the 2017 Practice Standards on Social Work and Technology. #MacroSW,  
  • Reamer, F., Barsky, A. E., Hobdy, D., & Jones-Mulraine, B. (2017, April). NASW virtual roundtable–Social work ethics in today’s political climate. Washington, DC: National Association of Social Workers (available online at https://naswwa.inreachce.com/Details/ProductPreview?&groupId=c531551c-f622-4834-b5ed-8b6fbb4aad71).  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2017, February). Social work & technology: Preparing for updated ethical codes and practice standards. Florida Atlantic University, School of Social Work, Continuing Education Program.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2016, July). Emerging technologies in social work: Ethical challenges and opportunities in pursuing social work’s mission. International Summer University in Social Work. Haute école de travail social: Fribourg. Lausanne, Switzerland.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2016, April). Social work education and mobility: Preparing social workers for practice and licensure in multiple jurisdictions. Association of Social Work Boards Conference, Jersey City, NJ.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Reamer, F., Monihan, M., & Regan, J. (2015, October).  Code of Ethics: Evolution and emerging issues. National Association of Social Workers 60th Anniversary Conference, Washington DC.  
  • Mayo, M., quoting Allan Barsky. (2015, June 27). Singing the praises of an extraordinary day. South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved from: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/fl-mayocol-b062815-20150626-column.html 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2014). Ethics: Current issues and practical responses (DVD). Eau Claire, WI: PESI Health Care. Available from http://www.pesi.com/bookstore/Ethics__Current_Issues_and_Practical_Responses-details.aspx (presented similar ethics workshops in Tulsa, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, Little Rock, AR, Bangor, ME, Portland, ME, Manchester, NH, Sioux City, SD, Fargo, ND, Bismarck, ND, Cheyenne, WY, Boulder, CO, Denver, CO, Marietta, GA, Decatur, GA, Macon, GA, Santa Fe, NM, Albuquerque, NM, El Paso, TX, Tucson, AZ, Phoenix, AZ, Flagstaff, AZ).  
  • Mayo, M., quoting Allan Barsky. (2014, July 21). Mayo on the side: The gay marriage debate, as seen by an 8-year-old. South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/michael-mayo-blog/sfl-mayo-gay-marriage-20140721,0,4902643.story 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2013, October). The ethics of emerging communication technology in the service of family law clients. 11th Judicial Circuit, Lunch and Learn Series, Miami, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2013, June). Mediation and the modern family. Family Mediation Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2013). Making the transition from Ph.D. student to professional: Tips on becoming an employed professor, researcher, and consultant. Residential Institute, Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Nova University, Davie, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2013, February). Foundations of conflict resolution. National Association of Social Workers, Broward Unit Workshop, Fort Lauderdale, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2011-Current). Conflict of interest and conflict of commitment. Responsible Conduct of Research Series, Florida Atlantic University (4 presentations per year to graduate students and research assistants).  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2012, October). Professional boundaries in a cultural context. National Association of Social Workers, Broward Unit Conference, Deerfield Beach, FL.  
  • Molina-Moore, T., & Barsky, A. (Chair) (2012, March). Teaching professional selfcare to sustain quality graduates during difficult rimes. Annual Conference of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, Portland, OR.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Saltzburg, S., Alessi, E. J., Alvarez, M., Mercier, L. R., & Harold, R. D. (2011, October). Teaching LGBT-affirmative social work. Council on Social Work Education Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA.  
  • Barsky, A. E., DeGarmo, D. S., Singer, J., & Fidnick, L. S. (2011, June). Parenting, separation, and divorce: What’s gender got to do with it (Keynote Plenary Session). Annual Conference of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Orlando, FL.  
  • Fidnick, J. (2011, Summer). AFCC conference recap: What’s gender got to do with it? Association of Family and Conciliation Courts-Massachusetts Newsletter, 1, 4. Quoting Allan Barsky. Retrieved from http://www.maafcc.org/chapter_newsletters.html 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2011, May 19). Dealing with homophobia and heterosexism. Safe Schools South Florida seminar at School for Advanced Studies, Miami-Dade College-Wolfson Campus, Miami, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2010, October 22). Long-lasting effects of 5 and 6. By the Sea Future, 4(12), 3. Retrieved from http://www.bytheseafuture.org/newspaper/BTSF_71.pdf 
  • Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Engle, B. C., Smith, M., & Craig, S. (2010, October). Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues: Sexual minority youth paper session. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Stoltzfus, K. M., Cecil, D., & Bliss, D. L. (2010, October). Addictions screening. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Portland, OR.   
  • Nolin, R. (interviewing A. E. Barsky) (2010, Sept, 22). South Florida court upholds ruling that overturns state's gay adoption ban. South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Retrieved from http://www.sun-sentinel.com/health/fl-gay-adoption-ban-ruling-20100922,0,4294374.story 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2010, June 12). The virtuous social worker: Ethics beyond duties, principles, standards, and consequences. National Association of Social Workers, Florida Chapter Conference, Deerfield Beach, FL.  
  • Bhattacharya, S., Raines, D., Barsky, A., Wyneken, J., & Gaucher, G. (2010, April 7) Ethics across the disciplines. Graduate Student Research Day, Florida Atlantic University.  
  • Barsky, A. E., and Barsky-Moore, J. A. B. (2010, March 30). Interview on the meaning of American citizenship. NBC 6 News and South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Televised and available at http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/broward/oakland-park/fl-children-naturalization-ceremony-20100330,0,5649623.story and page 3B of the Sun-Sentinel.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2010, March). Ethical issues when working with children, adolescents, and families. National Association of Social Workers, Broward Unit Conference, Deerfield Beach, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2010, March). Ethics and values in social work. Association for Practical and Professional Ethics, Annual Conference, Cincinnati, OH.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2010, January). Ethics for resident assistants. Florida Atlantic University, Resident Assistants Training, Boca Raton, FL.  

1992 to 2010

  • Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Tracy, E., Padilla, Y. C., Kim, W., & Wiechelt, S. A. (2009, November). Addictions: Paper session 1. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2009, October). Ethical issues in education. Florida Atlantic University, Ethics and Values Across the Curriculum, Faculty Learning Community, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Foundations of conflict resolution. Florida Atlantic University, Living Learning Community Interest Session, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2009, November). Ethics and values in social work: An integrated approach for a comprehensive curriculum (Meet the Authors). Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Antonio, TX. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2008, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions (Meet the Authors). Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (Chair), Brennan, D. J., & Russell, A. C. (2008, October). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, Philadelphia. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2008, March). Legislative lobbying 101. Conducted training for social work students from across Florida, in preparation for NASW Lobby Day at the Capitol, Tallahassee, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2008, February). Foundations of conflict resolution: The theory and practice of managing differences and working toward common ground (Keynote Address). 15th Annual Professional Conference, Barry University School of Social Work, Miami, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E., Conley, C., Ryan, S., Ziefert, M., & Ragg, D. M. (2007, October). Track 2: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues in social work education. Annual Conference of the Council on Social Work Education, San Francisco. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2007, June). Premediation processes. Guest speaker for Mediation Course, Birbeck College, London University, London, UK. 
  • Riddle, K., & Barsky, A. E. (2007, March). Speaking to our children about LGBT issues. Valuing Our Families Conference, a Conference of the Family Pride Coalition and Sunserve, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2007, March). Using S.O.A.P. – A clear, crisp approach to professional writing. Writing Across the Curriculum Showcase, Center for Excellence in Writing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Association of Bachelor of Social Work Programs and Directors Conference, Los Angeles. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2006, October). Conflict resolution for the helping professions. Annual Conference of the Association for Conflict Resolution, Philadelphia. 
  • Chrisler, J., & Barsky, A. E. (2006, April). Opening doors: Lesbian and gay parents in schools. Valuing Our Families Conference, a Conference of the Family Pride Coalition and Sunserve, Fort Lauderdale, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2006, April). Professional boundaries in a cultural context: When safe is not necessarily appropriate. Annual Conference of the Florida Bioethics Network, Miami Beach, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2005, September 14). Structural social work. Dr. Gail Horton's Practice 3 Class, Florida Atlantic University School of Social Work, Davie, FL. 
  • Fejes, F., Barsky, A. E., Gatens, R., Giles, G., Evans, J., Kollander, P., & Berger, A. (2005, April 22). Nazi persecution of homosexuals, Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Pilshaw, E. (2005, April 9). Being a father in a mom’s world. Valuing Our Families Conference, a Conference of the Family Pride Coalition and Sunserve, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (with quotations from this session published in Sun-Sentinel, entitled, “Gays push for family respect Ft. Lauderdale: Conference seeks to help empower the community,” by Rafael A. Olmeda, Staff Writer, available: http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/local/palmbeach/sfl-pcfamilies10apr10,0,7287464.story).
  • Barsky, A. E. (2004, January). Legal perspectives on same-sex marriage, unions, and domestic partnerships (paper-presentation). Symposium on Same-sex Marriage, Chaired by C. Headley, Florida Atlantic University , Diversity Series, College of Arts and Letters, Boca Raton .  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2003, September). Oral testimony by clinicians. Kids in Distress, Wilton Manors, FL.  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2003, September). Social workers in court. National Association for Social Workers, Florida Chapter, Professional Development Conference. Deerfield Beach , FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2002, August). Confrontation and mediation. Student Housing Services, Florida Atlantic University , Boca Raton , FL. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (2002, May). Conflict resolution for helping professionals. Institute for Family Therapy, London , UK .  
  • Barsky, A. E. (2002, May). Healing circles of the First Nations People in Canada . Birbeck College , University of London , London , UK .  
  • Fejes, F., Canter, G., Barsky, A. E., et al. (2002, March). Trembling before G-d (Panel discussion on issues related to gays in Orthodox Jewish communities). Florida Atlantic University , Boca Raton , FL. 
  • Cherry, A. L., Dillon, M. E., & Barsky, A. E. (Chair) (2002, February). Psychological debriefing: Teaching the untested. Counsel on Social Work Education, Nashville , TN. 
  • Barnes, B., Ramkay, R., Gold, N., & Barsky, A. E. (2000, June). Panel discussion on conflict in university settings: Research and work in progress. Network for Conflict Resolution i2000 Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC. 
  • Congress, E. P., Dickson, D., Strom-Gottfried, K., & Barsky, A. E. (Chair). (2000, February). Panel on ethical issues: Dual relationships; Conflicts between social work and law, and Applying the NASW Code to social work educators. Council on Social Work Education Congress, New York, NY. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1999, May.). Social workers as witnesses. Chinook District, Board of Education (for 28 staff), Olds, AB. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1999, March 23). CBC Morning Show with Jeff Collins, regarding the government’s decision to prohibit gay marriages [Quote: "Homophobia and bigotry are not valid reasons to invoke the notwithstanding clause of the Charter, no matter how widespread they are in the province of Alberta"] 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1999, Feb.). Counselors as witnesses. Catholic Family Services (for 28 staff), Calgary. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1999, Jan.). Counselors as witnesses. Calgary Regional Health Authority–Alberta Children’s Hospital (34 staff). 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1998, Nov.). Record keeping. Workshop for University of Calgary Master of Social Work students. 
  • Barsky, A. E., & Este, D. (1998, Oct.). How to get published. Workshop for University of Calgary Master of Social Work students. 
  • Pradzynski, R., Barsky, A. E., Sveinungaard, K., & Gibson, P. (1998, October). Child protection panel: What works; What doesn’t? Family Mediation Canada Conference, Saskatoon, SK. 
  • Family Mediation Canada Conference Council (1998, October). Conference Council Circle. Asked to participate in opening and closing ceremonies to raise questions at the beginning of the conference and to summarize learnings from the conference, Saskatoon, SK. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1998, March). Mediation in child protection cases. Colloquium for faculty and graduate students at Bar Ilan University, School of Social Work, Ramat-Gan, Israel. 
  • Thoennes, N., & Barsky, A. E. (1997, June). Mediation in child protection cases: What the research shows. Paper presented at the United Nations Second World Congress on Family Law and the Rights of Children and Youth, San Francisco. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1997, May). Chair - Canadian Academics Forum. Full day workshop at National Conference on Peacemaking and Conflict Resolution, Pittsburgh. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1997, February). Power issues in mediation. Mediation Course (J. Watson Hamilton). Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Calgary. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1996, January). Mediation in social practice (Workshop). Professional Social Work Practice Issues, SOWK 003, Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary, Calgary. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1996, February). Dealing with Parent-Child Conflict (Workshop). Interfaith Family Support Services, Calgary. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1994, April). Innovations in child welfare. Paper presented with Tom Boyle at the Ontario Association of Professional Social Workers, Annual General Meeting, Toronto. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1994, Feb.). The social welfare system. Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. 
  • Monk, R., Barsky, A. E., McHale, J., & Burdine, M. (1993, October). Child welfare mediation: Welfare or warfare. Panel discussion at the Family Mediation Canada Conference. Banff, AB. 
  • Barsky, A. E. (1992, October). Working with a multicultural clientele. Ontario Legal Aid Plan, Administrators’ Conference, Toronto.