|Speakers:||Professor Caroline McGregor, Dr Valerie O’Brien, Caitriona Nic Mhuiris, Stacey Moreno|
|Price||€Free but booking is essential|
World Social Work Day will be on the 20th March 2018. It is the key day in the year that social workers worldwide stand together to celebrate the achievements of the profession and take the theme message into their communities, workplaces and to their governments to raise awareness of the social work contributions and need for further action. Please use #WSWD18 for all your tweets and photos!
This year's theme is Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability. This is the second and final year of this theme of the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development.
Aims of Kinship Care Seminar
|11:00||Prof. Caroline McGregor (NUIG)||Welcome|
|11:15||Dr. Valerie O’Brien (UCD)||Pathways to Kinship Care: Policy, Practice and Legal Implications|
|12:00||Q & A|
|12:10||Caitriona Nic Mhuiris||Informal Kinship Care: A Relative Experience|
|12:30||Working Lunch to address aims of event|
|13:30||Stacey Moreno (Phoenix US)||Social Work Travel Programmes (OPTIONAL)|
As an added extra, and in line with the theme of World Social Work Day, the Phoenix representative of the Council of International Programme USA (CIPUSA) will speak briefly about two exciting & affordable international comparative learning programs for social workers passionate about Social Services, Justice and Empowerment, Community Development and Cultural Immersion. These Programmes are equally attended by esteemed social work academics, students and practitioners alike.
Please use #WSWD18 if you are tweeting about World Social Work Day!