Welcome to the MSSA 122nd Annual Training Conference & Expo

24-27 March 2015     ι     Hilton Minneapolis

Join your peers, the leaders of health and human service agencies and the Minnesota Social Service Association for the largest, most comprehensive, cost effective health and human service conference in the nation—our 122nd Annual Training Conference & Expo, Dream. Believe. Achieve. We DARE You!


  • You will hear from national and local presenters earning valuable CEUs
  • Have opportunities to network with public and private agencies, direct line staff and leadership
  • Visit more than 150 exhibits offering technologies vital to health and human services
  • Connect with members from your region
  • And more!
...being a member of MSSA —your professional and personal life  will be enriched .

—Jeanne Lager, Retired Anoka County Human Services

Volunteer at the Conference!

Select the workshops you would like to monitor and email to Stephanie Kibler. Every time you volunteer, you can enter your name into the drawing for a $100 Visa gift card! In addition, if you volunteer for two or more sessions you will receive a free parking pass good for one day of parking in the Hilton ramp.

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The MSSA Annual Training Conference & Expo will offer a smartphone/tablet application with all the info you need to attend! Click here to download instructions on the APP.

Overview of Information

MSSA is a leader in health and human service education and public policy. This conference blends keynote speakers, topic driven panels and workshops to provide attendees with the tools and techniques they need to compete in a changing world.

Who Attends?

Administrative Support Staff, Board of Directors, Case Aides, Child Support Workers, County Commissioners, Direct Service Workers, Directors, Employment and Training Counselors, Financial Workers, Foster Parents, Nursing Home Administrators, Public Health Nurses, Social Workers, Students, Supervisors and Volunteers attend to gain information on the latest technologies and information for the human service field.


Conference Topics

Conference topics include: Basic Needs—Poverty, Hunger, Housing; Children, Youth & Families; Health; Elders; Leadership in Health & Human Services; Children & Adults with Disabilities; Child Support; Financial Workers; Immigrants & New Entrants; Mental Health--Child, Adolescent, Adult & Elder; Survivors of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault; Workforce Development for Special Populations; Chemical Dependency; Corrections & Probation; and more!

The Expo

  • Free! Conference attendees can roam the exhibits at no additional charge when you pre-register.

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