World Social Work Day 2022

The next World Social Work Day takes place on the 15th March 2022. The theme: ´Co-building a New Eco-Social World: Leaving No One Behind´ coincides with the theme of the people´s summit that will take place on the 29th June to the 2nd July. The theme presents a vision and action plan to create new global values,…

SELECTION FOR MASTER AND DOCTORATE IN SOCIAL WORK AT THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PERNAMBUCO – BRAZIL

SELECTION FOR MASTER AND DOCTORATE IN SOCIAL WORK AT THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF PERNAMBUCO – BRAZIL The Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in Social Work at the Center for Applied Social Sciences makes this Public Notice public, in the UFPE Official Bulletin and through the electronic addresses https://www.ufpe.br/propg and https://www.ufpe.br/ppgss, the rules of the Public…

Making the Invisibility of Social Work Interventions in Climate Issues Visible: Varied activities of a profession with a deep history of activities aimed at environmental justice

Introduction: Social work has a history of more than 100 years of addressing climate change issues, beginning with its acclaimed Nobel Laureate, Jane Addams who encouraged Italian immigrants in Chicago, USA, to recycle waste to clean up the environment and generate income in low-income communities marred by poverty. This work drew on that of the…

Call for Papers: Re-Envisioning the Social Work Profession, Education, and Practice

Call for Papers: Re-Envisioning the Social Work Profession, Education, and Practice Advances in Social Work Special Issue, Summer 2022 Re-Envisioning the Social Work Profession, Education, and PracticeAuthors should submit a title page and 300-400 word abstract by January 31, 2021 using the AISW portal. Please indicate the stage of completion of any research. Preference will…

IASSW- International Projects Proposal (extended date of submission)

IASSW- International Projects Proposal (extended date of submission) Please note that IASSW has extended the  deadline for the submission of proposals until January 31st 2021. Let me inform you that IASSW annually invites proposals for projects, designed to advance social work education internationally. Grants of up to US $4.000 are available for proposals submitted by IASSW members that can be expected to contribute to the implementation of the IASSW Mission Statement, and to the…

Loneliness, grief, pain and death in times of pandemic. A perspective from the profession -International Seminar

Loneliness, grief, pain and death in times of pandemic. A perspective from the profession (International Seminar of the Department of Social Work) The COVID19 pandemic has vehemently broken into the workplace in which social workers display their professional roles and skills. But this irruption not only represents yet another new challenge in direct intervention processes and in…

Cancellation of SWESD2020 Conference to be held in Rimini, Italy.

Cancellation of SWESD2020 Conference to be held in Rimini, Italy. The SWESD2020 Organising Committee, together with its main partners, The International Association of Schools of Social Work and the International Council on Social Welfare, announces the cancellation of the SWESD2020 Conference to be held in Rimini, Italy. The Organising Partners and hosts have been closely monitoring…

ALAEITS: Radicalizar la paz y la democracia

ALAEITS: Radicalizar la paz y la democracia International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW) received statement from ALAEITS and IASSW express support to Social Work Academics, Professionals  and all who are committed to work for equality,  democracy , justice and peaceful society in the region and across the world.          …

Continuing Professional Development Modules, Autumn 2020, University of Stirling

Continuing Professional Development Modules, Autumn 2020, University of Stirling CPD Module One (consistent with BASW’s CPD Guidelines) The Social Dimensions of Disasters (SWKPG88) is a continuing professional development (CDP) 20 credit module that focuses on understanding how social forces and activities shape hazards and turn them into disasters affecting people, plants, animals and the physical…