SDG consultation and Public Lecture at TISS-Mumbai, India

The tag line of “Leaving no one behind” has attracted many in the social sector towards debates and actions on Sustainable Development Goals. Social work being a practice based transdisciplinary profession, working towards SDGs is a natural response keeping the inclusive dimensions of the global goals. It is in this context, School of Social Work, Tata Institute of Social…

Fall Cybercounselling Course

===================== Cybercounselling Online, Level 1 25th   Anniversary September 13th – December 19th, 2019 Special   Discounts! Cybercounselling – Level 1″ is a three module course designed for experienced counselling practitioners who want to offer professional, ethical online counselling to their clients. We cover video, live text-chat and email-style communications methods. Certificates are issued upon completion of…

Request from East Tennessee State University (ETSU)

East Tennessee State University (ETSU) in Johnson City, Tennessee, U.S., recently joined IASSW.  As a faculty member, I am honored to be assisting our department in adding both Indigenous and international components to our curriculum.  Currently, I am in the process of revising MSW course titled Social Work Foundations II which focuses on working with communities and organizations; and Practice…

Global questionnaire : Social Work Research

Global questionnaire about the state of the art of research at different social work schools, countries and regions 2019/2020 is available at: https://www.iassw-aiets.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Global-Questionnaire-IASSW.ON-RESEARCH-GLOBAL.pdf Please complete and return the questionnaire to: Darja.zavirsek@fsd.uni-lj.si

Notice of a UN side event -IASSW co-sponsoring

High Level Political Forum 2019 Side Event: Lived Experiences of Inequality (SDG 10): Grassroots Respond: 16 July 2019; 1:00- 3:00PM At CCUN, 777 UN Plaza, E 44th Street, NY 10017 CONCEPT NOTE Inequality has increased in most if not all countries of the world over the last few decades. This trend was accelerated by the…

Handbook on Social Policy and Development

Professor James Midgley has led the editorial team for a groundbreaking book that provides a coherent case to enhance collaboration between social policy and development. The Handbook of Social Policy and Development, edited by James Midgley, Rebecca Surender and Laura Alfers, discusses a myriad of ways in which this can be done, exploring both academic…

SWESD 2020: CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

Dear Colleagues,CALL FOR ABSTRACTS IS OPEN NOW: The SWESD 2020 International Scientific Committee is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for the JOINT WORLD CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT: PROMOTING HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS: BRIDGING THE FUTURE! Authors are warmly invited to submit abstracts for Oral, Symposium, Workshop, Regional dialogue and Poster presentations and…

Call for articles /submission Social Dialogue#21

Call for articles /submission Social Dialogue#21 Dear Colleagues, In the next issue of social dialogue # 21 we would like to address the topic “What are the current issues facing social work education and practice in your country at this moment in history ” (PS  I  will think of shorter title later!). There are no specific guidelines or tips – just what you are working on now with regard to the profession and the many contemporary issues facing it currently.It…