Who we are?
Social Workers in Adult Mental Health (SWAMH). SWAMH is a Special Interest Group (SIG) within the Irish Association of Social Workers (IASW).
Our vision is to promote the highest possible standards for mental health social work practice in Ireland, contribute to national mental health policy and to advocate for improved mental health service provision.
SWAMH aims to support colleagues, advocate for our profession and service users, promote best practice in the interest of service users through CPD events, sharing information and contributing to national mental health policy and developments.
Committee Members 2022/2023
Linda Curran (Chair)
James Halpenny (Secretary)
How often meetings take place
We have 5 – 6 meetings per year
SWAMH have concluded their housing survey and have formulated an “Adult Mental Health Social Work and Housing – A Position Paper”. This is available in the resources section.
SWAMH will have their AGM in April 2023.
How to join
You can sign up at any of our events, by contacting the IASW office email@example.com or by contacting the SWAMH Chair and secretary.