Thursday, 19 April 2012

3rd CONFERENCE IN ADVANCING SOCIAL WORK SERIES

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Date: 17 - 18 July 2012
Venue: Kuching Hilton, Kuching
Registration fees: RM 400

Objectives:
  • Provide a forum for senior practitioners; field supervisors and social work educators to discuss how to improve mentoring for students and new entrants to the profession.
  • Promote the sharing and development of local teaching material thereby enhancing the integration of theory with contemporary practice.
  • Formulate an action plan to develop practice competencies in line with the forthcoming Social Work Act.
Who should attend:
  • Social Work educators
  • Practitioners who supervise other practitioners
  • Student Supervisors
  • New Graduate Entrants wishing to share their experiences
  • Members of Joint Council of Social Work Educators (JSCWE) who meet immediately after the conference.
KEY SPEAKERS:
International
  • Dr Brenda Clare - University of Western Australia (Fellow)
  • Michael Clare - Formerly Prof of Social Work, UWA
  • Dr Pauline Meemeeduma - UNICEF Consultant
  • Dr Phyllis Chee - Griffith University, Australia
Local
  • Noraini Hashim - Deputy Director General (Operations), Department of Social Welfare
  • Prof Dr Ismail Baba - UUM, Kedah
  • Amy Bala - MASW
  • Assoc Prof Dr Ling How Kee - UNIMAS, Sarawak
  • Assoc Prof Siti Hawa Ali - USM, Kelantan
#For details, please click the photo above.


Important Dates:
23 April 2012 : Abstract Submission
15 May 2012 : Notification of Acceptance
1 June 2012 : Registration

ACCOMODATION
For those who wish to stay at the conference venue, ask for the reduced rate when booking. Within walking distance of the venue there is a range of alternative accomodation including budget hotels. See conference website click here for more details.

VENUE FOR JCSWE
The JCSWE will be held in UNIMAS campus at Kota Samarahan on Thursday morning July 19th. Attendance is by invitation and includes representatives from all public universities offering social work courses, MASW and JKM officials. Currently the Chair is with USM who will be issuing invitations in due course.

TRANSPORT
Direct flight to Kuching are available from KL, JB, KK and Penang as well as the major airports in Sarawak.
For members of JCSWE, UNIMAS will supply transport from the town centre to the campus and back via the airport.


ENQUIRIES
Faizah Mas'ud or Gill Raja (082 581000 ext 2740)






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