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Asia-Pacific Social Work Conference 2021: Social Work Practice

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Date: Ongoing
Venue: Online
CPD hrs: 4 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: Social Work Practice (1 hour)

  • Australian Social Workers working in Asia, Pacific, Africa, Middle East: The characteristics of working within positive partnerships which contribute to facilitating local & indigenous professional social work service partnerships & practice prosperity Dayle Foreman, Australian Catholic University
  • Together we make a difference: Participatory Community Development Practice Carmel Daveson
  • Identifying good, social work practice with informal carers Maureen Long, La Trobe University; Margarita Frederico, La Trobe University

Recording 2: IFSW (1 hour)

  • IFSW - Ethical challenges for social workers during Covid-19: A global perspective Prof Kim Strom, University of North Carolina, USA and Dr Michelle H.Y. Shum, Hong Kong Baptist University
  • IFSW Europe New Social Workers Project Omar Mohamed, Co-Director of Project

Recording 3: Social Work Practice (1 hour)

  • Queensland Social Workers during the 2020 lockdown: adaptation in crisis Michelle Newcomb, Queensland University of Technology; Alyssa Venning, Queensland University of Technology
  • Stakeholder Engagement and Partnerships for the Goals: The development of Social Work Professional Competency Framework, Accreditation and Credentialing Systems in Hong Kong Ching Man Lam, HKSWA; Amy CHOW, The University of Hong Kong
  • Maintaining diversity in the social work profession - the increasing exclusion of people with lived experience of trauma and criminalisation in Australia and Aotearoa NZ Peter Young, Griffith University; Suzette Jackson, University of Auckland
  • Supportive social work supervision as an act of care: a conceptual model Michelle Newcomb, Queensland University of Technology

Recording 4: Social Work Practice (1 hour)

  • Negotiating neo-liberalism: The experiences, concerns, motivations and hopes of social workers in private practice Lyndal Sleep, University of Queensland; Joanne Cotterill, Choose Your Future Pty Ltd
  • The practice of ‘Hope’: Social work and the SDGs Amrutha Sebastian K S S, IGNOU Study Center ST Michael’s College; Peter Jones, James Cook University
  • Exploring the Indigenous Practice: Buddhist Social Work Josef Gohori, Shukutoku University
  • Decolonising the counselling space to improve culturally sensitive practice Simangaliso Brenda (Brenda) Nyoni, Deakin University

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

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