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Asia-Pacific Social Work Conference 2021: Policy and Social Protection, Housing and Homelessness, and Refugees

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Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
CPD hrs: 3 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: Policy and Social Protection (1 hour)

  • Social workers, SDGs & the United Nations: Experiences & reflections of the IFSW Asia Pacific UN Commission Wilaiporn Kotbungkair, IFSW UN Commission; Sebastian Cordoba, IFSW; Sug Pyo Kim, Daegu Association of Social Worker; Hamed Olamaee, IFSW; Jude Douglas, Open Polytechnic of New Zealand
  • Social policy in Iran to reduce poverty & support the poor Hassan Mousavi Chelak, IFSW

Recording 2: Housing and Homelessness (1 hour)

  • Social housing in Melbourne at the time of pandemic: The quest for inclusive partnership Kim Robinson, Deakin University; Linda Briskman, University of Western Sydney
  • The Criminalisation of the Self: an autoethnography on homelessness in regional & urban Australia Scott Welsh, Victoria University
  • Factors associated with homelessness referrals for an acute young adult psychiatric unit Alex Dymond, Gold Coast Health & Hospital Service - Queensland Health

Recording 3: Refugees (1 hour)

  • Distributive Protection David Keegan, HOST International
  • Reconsidering human rights in the context of mass-displacement and encampment of refugees Dorothee Hoslher, Griffith University; Sharlene Nipperess, RMIT University; Hyacinth Udah, James Cook University
  • Building Inclusive Societies: What We Can Learn from Cambodian Trauma Survivors Zoe Wyatt, Hagar International
  • Family based rehabilitation with Afghan refugee in Iran Hamed Olamaee, IFSW

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

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