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Tue 19 Mar

World Social Work Day - Cork


University College Cork Council Room

€10 IASW members/€20 non-members

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The Importance of relationship in Social Work Venue - Council Room, UCC 

World Social Work DayPoster 2019

Outline of day - Registration, music, Teas/coffees 9.30



Venue - University College Cork, Council Room


The Importance of relationships in Social Work


9.00 – 9.15  Registration, music, teas/coffees

Welcome – Pearl Doyle, Chair, Southern area, IASW

Opening address – Dr. Carmel Halton, Director of MSW Course, UCC

Leon Roach – Workshop on the Importance of relationships in Social Work

11.30 Break – teas/coffees and finger food

12 noon – Workshop continued

1.30 – Closing address – Joe McCarthy, Social Worker, former Chair Southern area

2pm - AGM

 Leon has worked for 32 years in care services. From homelessness to youth crime, higher education to social care and training Leon understands the challenges of working with those described as ‘hard to reach’. Leon has worked with some of London’s most challenging young people and brings a fresh understanding of the skills required in working with families and young people. Leon’s delivery is highly interactive, offering participants an opportunity to gain meaningful insights into both the people we work with and ourselves as practitioners. Leon has delivered this session to a number of universities in England (Royal Holloway, University of London) and he is a visiting lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire.


World Social Work Day Posters are available to download from this page: