Social Work

International Online Conference

1 - 3 September 2021

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12,5 CPD points for full 3 day attendance

Full papers are required by 30th of September.
Only papers that have been presented will be considered for inclusion in the conference proceedings. Guidelines for papers are published under the link below.

Pandemics, poverty and inequality:
Social work in the 21st century

Free online conference
1-3 September 2021

Conference Sub-themes:

1. Building social work partnerships and interdisciplinary collaborations

2. Climate change as a threat to human health: the role of social work

3. Decolonisation of social work education

4. Ethics and Values in Social Work

5. Intimate relationships, marriage, families & transitions

6. Promoting mental health, well-being and sustainable communities

7. Promoting Ubuntu: Cultural, economic, gender and racial inequalities

8. Social development and policy in responding to pandemics, poverty and inequality

9. Social work and health issues: Substance abuse, HIV & AIDS and COVID-19

10. Social work practice during pandemics: working with children, youth, persons with disabilities, the homeless and the elderly

11. Social work supervision and field training during the lockdown

12. Teaching under emergency remote learning in the fourth industrial revolution

Conference workshops:

Workshop 1: 

South African Students Social Workers Association
(Restricted to student attendance only)

Workshop 2: 

Global standards for social work education and practice: A shared vision 
(Open to educators and practitioners)

Workshop 3: 

Concerns on social work graduate unemployment 
(Open to all)

Workshop 4:

Ecometric Showcase: Solidifying evidence-base practice    (Open to all)


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