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WSWD Events 2021 in Queensland

This section includes events happening within Queensland of other organisations and associations.

West Moreton Health - Ipswich Hospital World Social Work Day - Wednesday 17 March 2021

Celebrate with West Moreton Health for WSWD 2021, for a full day of interesting topics and engaging guest speakers pertinent to Social Work Practice.

Venue: Ipswich Civic Centre (Lockyer Room), 50 Nicholas Street, Ipswich. 

When: Wednesday 17th March 2021  8.30am – 3.30pm

Flyer: West Moreton Health World Social Work Day 2021 

Registrations Open! Register here

Gold Coast Health World Social Work Day Forum 2021

The Gold Coast Health Social Work Department would like to welcome you to celebrate World Social Work Day by attending a full day Forum. This Forum is for Social Workers, Social Work Assistants and Social Work students only. This year we have the opportunity to offer the event both face to face and online via Microsoft Teams. We will have an array of engaging presentations including:

  • Plenary Speaker: Professor Patrick O’Leary, Director of Violence Research and Prevention, Griffith Criminology Institute. - The effect of child sexual abuse: International, cultural and spiritual contexts
  • Keynote Speaker: Professor Mark Hughes, Dean and Head of School: School of Arts and Social Sciences , Southern Cross University. - Health and wellbeing of LGBTI older people: challenges and opportunities
  • Keynote Speaker: Eliana Close, Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Health Law Research, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology - Forgoing life-sustaining treatment: Ethical and Legal considerations
  • Speaker: Ms Glenys Smith, Social Work Adviser, Department of Veteran Affairs - Soldiers Heart, Shell Shock, PTSD: Towards a better understanding of the Australian veteran experience and implications for Social Work Practice

For further information and to register see here.


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National Office
Level 7, 14-20 Blackwood Street

PO Box 2008

Queensland Branch
03 9320 1000 or 1800 630 124 (toll free alternative)

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