Objectives

NASWU Strategic Objectives for 2012-2015

 Setting standards of Social Work practice

1.1   Develop Social Work standards in line with International Standards and Practice

1.2   A review of the existing Social Work curricula and the development of a core

Curriculum and competencies for Social Work

1.3   Registration/certification of Social Workers

 Promoting Social Work Education

2.1  Bi-annual conference

2.2  Quarterly education sessions as part of continuing education

2.3  Social Work awareness sessions in teaching institutions

2.4  Provide access to and dissemination of relevant Social Work publications

2.5  Social Work Newsletter twice a year

2.6  Social Work Journal

2.7 Support and mentorship programmes for Social Work Interns

Professional Supervision for those in practice and pre service

3.1  Develop and implement a supervision and mentorship programme for Social Workers

Promote collaboration and networking within and outside Uganda

4.1  Establish a network of Social Workers within and outside Uganda

4.2  Establish and maintain a data base for Social Workers

Mobilise resources for on-going development of the SW profession in Uganda

5.1  Promote Social Work research

5.2  Fundraising

5.3  Strategic Planning

5.4  Improve on the NASWU corporate Image

5.5  Strengthening NASWU’s governance function

5.6  Strengthening Membership

5.8  Technical assistance packages for Social Workers

Advocacy for the SW profession and services in Uganda

6.1  Awareness programmes on Social Work Role

6.2  Advocacy for integration of Social Work in psychosocial, spiritual and physical

interventions e.g. in health, spiritual work e.t.c

6.3  Draft and present Social work bill to the national parliament

6.4  Advocate with the public service commission to develop and implement a scheme of

work for Social Workers

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