World Social Work Day Events. The Community of Practice Mental Health team will host a symposium on March 16 in Singapore to promote mental wellness among social service practitioner with the support of the Social Service Institute.
They also held a discussion for 700 social work students, hosted a national Forum and conducted a press briefing to garner attention from media and government. They also held a roundtable discussion on March 29.
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In Bulgaria, a regional forum on good educational and professional practices in the field of social work will be held March 28-29 at the Angel Kanchev University. Read about the work of Aseu Apollo and Fredrick Oyapel.
The day calls attention to the need for further planning, development and support to the profession and social service sector. An evening function in Kampala was an opportunity for the Social Work Association of Uganda to call on government leaders to form an autonomous Social Work Council.
Additional events were organized by IFSW in Vienna and Geneva on the topic of social workers responding to the refugee crisis. It also include the launch of a new global infographic for promoting the role of the workforce in achieving the SDGs. To help call attention to the role of para social workers, the association and the Bantwana Initiative developed worker profiles.
Every day, the nation's 680,000 social workers work to empower and elevate millions of people, including some of the most vulnerable in our society. Augustine Mahinga gave closing remarks emphasizing the need for people-centered social development and governance based on human rights.
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The attendees then issued a resolution calling for accelerated processes of statutory regulations of social work in the region.
Around the world, social workers, students and others in the social service workforce came together on March 15, 2016 to mark World Social Work Day. In Panama, social workers joined with other social organizations to demonstrate in the Plaza de la Democracia. Social Media Toolkit.