2018 NW NASW Conference


September 14-16 2018
Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation
37914 South Nukwalqw
Worley, ID 83876

We are saddened to have to cancel the Conference at the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation. It is being being replaced with:
NASW 2018 Virtual Conference
Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 14 & 15
This two-day program will address the opioid crisis from a social work perspective, featuring both plenary and breakout sessions, and offer CE credits. Livestreamed from the NASW National Office, you will be able to view it from your home, your office or even on a mobile device. More information coming soon!

2018 NW NASW Conference Location

The 2018 Northwest Conference will be held on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation with lodging availability of 300 luxurious rooms and 14 suites featuring a cozy, rustic feel with picturesque views of the surrounding hillside in addition to seven dining options, award winning golf course, full service spa, casino and much more.


A range of amenities are offered to conference guests including a beautiful indoor pool and Jacuzzi for rain or shine relaxation. 24-hour business and fitness centers, free parking and valet, complimentary newspaper and free high speed internet connection are accessible to accommodate any schedule.

The Spa Tower offers a modern look and feel, including keycard controlled lighting fixtures, 42” TV, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and full-size ironing board. Conference rate of $128.95 per night.

Mountain Lodge is complete with pastoral charm and comfort. Pet-friendly rooms are available upon request. Includes 32” TV, coffee maker, hair dryer, iron and full-size ironing board. (Access requires walking through casino.) Conference rate of $98.95 per night.

To book your rooms now, call 1-800-523-2464 and mention ID# 2492

SPA and Pools at the NW NASW Conference Venue

Dining Features

Executive Chef Steven Walk will oversee the culinary experience at the 2018 Northwest Conference on Social Work. Dining at the property’s seven restaurants and lounges is diverse and offers many of the regional signature staples including Northwest Elk, Nisqually salmon and fresh huckleberries, among an abundance of other seasonal offerings. Chef Walk and his staff are dedicated to preserving the culinary practices built on thousands of years of Coeur d’Alene tribal tradition of detailed preparation and gratitude for the plentiful sustenance that its homeland provides. A Friday evening reception, Saturday keynote luncheon, and Sunday morning brunch will be provided to full-paying conference registrants.

Resort Restaurants include:

Red Tail Bar and Grill – traditional tribal hospitality and specialty dishes reflecting the region.
Sweetgrass Café – Modern Northwest favorites are served along with comfort food favorites.
Chinook Steak, Pasta & Spirits – utilizing all local ingredients for handmade pasta, pizza and the prime cuts of beef.
Twisted Earth Grill – located inside the Circling Raven Pro Shop, offering guests a spacious deck and relaxing outdoor dining.
High Mountain Buffet – a newly expanded breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet, including an extravagant Friday night seafood buffet.
Jackpot Java and Creamery — choose from a variety of locally roasted coffee, including flavored coffees, espressos, lattes and cappuccinos. Plus, if you’re hungry, add a freshly made pastry located in the Skycatcher Hallway.
Huckleberry Deli Express — open 24/7, this express deli offers a variety of hot and cold sandwiches, soups, pizza, and snacks.
High Mountain Grill — conveniently located inside the Events Center
Nighthawk Lounge – a 360◦ bar with live music every weekend.

2018 NW NASW Conference Venue in Worley, Idaho

Full Service Spa

Inspired by the breathtaking sky around Mount Tch’mutpkwe and the glistening Saint Joe River, the luxury spa and boutique is bathed in natural light, water and stone. The Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s everlasting connection and pride in their land is reflected in the décor, signature scent, open design and overall experience of the 15,000-square-foot sanctuary. Spa Ssakwa’q’n offers several therapeutic massages, an extensive array of facials, soaking tubs, a tea lounge, native inspired body treatments, a full-service natural nail salon, custom packages and specials that change with the season.

Award Winning Golf

The 18-hole championship Circling Raven Golf Club designed by Gene Bates, is renowned as one of the finest golf courses in the world. It has been ranked among Golf Magazine’s prestigious “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” for the past three years. At 7,189 yards, the par 72 championship layout meanders over and among 620 acres, only 100 of those acres representing cultivated ground at the western edge of the Northern Rocky Mountains and can be navigated with an in-cart GPS system.


The 100,000-square-foot casino features more than 1,600 video gaming machines.

2018 NW Conference Venue

Family Vacation

A major theme park (Silverwood) and cruises on Lake Coeur d’Alene or the St. Joe River are less than an hour drive away. For assistance with brainstorming or arranging a family vacation package (for family members attending with conference registrant) please contact Delmar Stone at (503) 452-8420

Conference Address
37914 South Nukwalqw, Worley, ID 83876

Link to Conference Registration

 Representative Tawna Sanchez
Representative Tawna Sanchez

Representative Paulette Jordan
Representative Paulette Jordan