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Asia-Pacific Social Work Conference 2021: Keynote Speeches and Panels

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Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
CPD hrs: 3.8 hours
CPD Category: 2 - Skills and Knowledge

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Presentation recordings from the 26th Asia-Pacific Regional Social Work Conference 2021

Recording 1: Opening session (1 hour 22 minutes)

  • IFSW Sustainable Development Goals Policy Paper Launch IFSW UN Commissioner Priska Fleischlin, IFSW Secretary-General Dr Rory Truell, Dr Sebastian Cordoba, IFSW United Nations Representative - Asia Pacific
  • From Practice to Research: Understanding the practice challenges for social work at the policy/practice interface Brooke Kooymans of Rehability Australia, Michele Foster of The Hopkins Centre, Pat Dorsett, also of The Hopkins Centre and of the Menzies Health Institute and Grahame Simpson of the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research

Recording 2: Keynote speakers - Amina J. Mohammed and Professor Jioji Ravulo (45 minutes)

  • Amina J. Mohammed Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations & Chair of the United Nations Sustainable Development Group
  • How do we decolonise and deconstruct social work to promote sustainable development? A regional exploration and provocation Professor Jioji Ravulo - Professor & Chair of Social Work & Policy Studies, The University of Sydney Presented by McArthur Recruitment

Recording 3: Keynote speaker - Professor John Thwaites (45 minutes)

  • The sustainable development goals: are we on target? Professor John Thwaites AM - Chair, Monash Sustainable Development Institute and Chair, ClimateWorks Australia

Recording 4: Keynote panel (56 minutes)

  • Keynote Panel - IFSW Indigenous Commission Asia-Pacific: First Nations Peoples, Social Work and the SDGs Linda Ford, Commissioner Representative, Australia; Dr Ling How Kee - Commissioner Representative, Malaysia; Caroline Tana-Tepania, Regional Commissioner - Aotearoa New Zealand

3.8 hours of CPD activity: Category 2, skills and knowledge

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