HAVE YOUR SAY.

Over time many people find it a bit hard to understand who Social Workers are. As NASWU we believe that a Social Worker is a qualified professional with Social Work skills, knowledge and values which are used to facilitate the helping process so as to positively enhance social functioning of individuals, groups and communities guided […]

NASWU Mentor ship and Placement program benefiting Social Work students.

Internship is an academic requirement for every Social Work student where students are required to find an organization in which they will get opportunity to put into practice the acquired “class” knowledge. The practicum objective of is academic requirement is normally not efficiently achieved as many employees doubt the competence of the Social Work graduates […]

JOB VACANCY – @ Child’s I Foundation.

Child’s I Foundation is interested in recruiting a Social Worker for the post of Director of Programs. Appointment Vacancy Notice No: CiF/DoP/ 001 /2016 Child’s i Foundation is seeking applicants to fill the above positions at its office in Kampala. Job Description and Application Form (Download details by clicking on the links CiF Director Of Programmes […]

NASWU GETS’ NEW OFFICE PREMISES.

Starting 11th July 2016, NASWU offices will be located in Bunga – Along Ggaba Road in the outskirts of Kampala city. The NASWU secretariat offices were first hosted by the African Palliative Care Association – Uganda  in Makindye from the year 2011 to 2014 from where they were later shifted to Youth Social Workers Association (YSA) […]

THE CHILDREN’s MONTH – JUNE IS HERE.

In their tender and innocent stage of life, Children (all persons below the age of 18 years) are always reminded that the world cares about them and thus are supported to effectively participate in each and every Internationally, Regionally and Nationally recognized days most especially in this month of June where we commemorate t he […]

RESEARCH FINDINGS ON THE STATE OF SOCIAL WORK IN UGANDA.

Many Social Workers in Uganda especially fresh graduates are the most affected by the high level of unemployment in our country. Other than unemployment, the profession has continuously lost community sanction and support as a result of the unregulated Social Work education and practice. The National Association of Social Workers’ of Uganda (NASWU) commissioned a […]

NASWU PRESIDENT RESPONDS TO THE QUESTIONS ASKED.

Dear Joshua and all our Social Workers, Thank you for the feedback and encouraging compliments on the work NASWU is doing. The Association needs members like you to take it to the next level. While the Secretariat will provide you with some of the documents and information that you have asked for, I wish to […]

THANK YOU BUT WE NEED THESE QUESTIONS ANSWERED.

APPRECIATION TO THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SOCIAL WORKS IN UGANDA (NASWU) I take this opportunity to thank NASWU for creating space for us to communicate and exchange social work related ideas on face book. I think that just saying thank you will never repay your kindness. First and foremost, words cannot express my feeling, nor […]

MINISTER PLEDGES SUPPORT FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE SOCIAL WORK COUNCIL.

As the whole world commemorated the World Social Work Day on the 15th March 2016 under the theme “Societies thrive when dignity and rights of peoples are respected. Social Workers towards an undivided humanity.”, Social Workers in Uganda on this day had more reasons to smile during the Social Work Dinner at Hotel Africana as the Minister of […]

SOCIAL WORKERS SPEAK OUT ON INEQUALITY AND HUMAN RIGHTS.

Never be afraid to do what’s right, especially if the health and happiness of another person or an animal is at stake. The punishments of the society are small compared to the damage we inflict on our soul when we look the other way and do nothing. – by Martin Luther King, Jr. Once again, […]