World Social Work Day Celebrations
- SOCIAL WORK STUDENTS CONFERENCE
Under its mandate of promoting professional social work in the country, NASWU has organized social work students’ conference at Bugema University on 17th March, 2020 where over 15 social work training institutions and 800 young professionals in central Uganda are expected to take part. The association has also organized regional conferences in eastern Uganda at Uganda Christian University Mbale on 16th March, 2020 and Bishop Stuart University in Mbarara on 28TH March, 2020 where we expect over 500 young professionals to attend in eastern and western Uganda respectively
2. SOCIAL WORK PRACTITIONERS DIALOGUE ON STRENGTHENING SOCIAL SERVICE WORKFORCE IN UGANDA
To ensure that social work is reputable and vibrant social service workforce in Ugandan communities, NASWU Secretariat in collaboration with members and partners through the ministry of gender labor and social development is organizing a dinner to deliberate issues surrounding Social Work and Social Service delivery in the country on Friday 20th March at hotel Africana. This comes after numerous uninformed comments and theories, disrespectful comments other professions, top government officials including the president of the republic of Uganda made towards the profession.
Social Workers will reflect on key achievements, challenges and forge/propose possible strategy for tabling the social work visibility within the country and change the public opinion and understanding about the great role social workers play in the communities; we also intend to have a press conference on the same