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…

ASASWEI -IASSW : webinar on Mandela Day 18 July 2020

ASASWEI -IASSW : webinar on Mandela Day 18 July 2020 FOR CIRCULATION & ATTENDANCE: You are invited to a joint IASSW*, ASSWA* and ASASWEI* webinar on Saturday 18 July 2020, honouring global icon, anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, philanthropist and South African State President, the late Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.Pre-Register before 18 July https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86800146337?pwd=K0xLd0NYeVJMM2xISzR1SGNnbHI1QT09 Meeting ID:…

PRESS RELEASE – GLOBAL AGENDA REPORT PUBLISHED

PRESS RELEASE – GLOBAL AGENDA REPORT PUBLISHED 15 JULY 2020 ‘Human  relationships  are  the  engine  of  social  development’  says  global report The fourth and final report on the first decade of The Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development 2010-2020 is published today, Wednesday 15th July 2020. The report includes a Global Overview and…

Symposia / Lecture on Gandhi

Symposia / Lecture on Gandhi As you may be aware, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi popularly known as Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation to India who led India’s Independent movement with Peace and Non Violence as the main strategy (Satyagraha) has led many civil rights movement across the world particularly in South Africa. Gandhi’s ideas have hugely…

Invitation to participate in research on Ethical Challenges for Social Workers During COVID-19

Invitation to participate in research on Ethical Challenges for Social Workers During COVID-19   We would like to invite you to participate in research conducted by the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) and an international Social Work Ethics Research Group consisting of academics from a number of countries, coordinated  by Professor Sarah Banks, Durham University, UK.…