(Schedule for the programme can be downloaded here: CIASW Programme)
The emphasis throughout the conference is on sharing ideas, problems and experiences then to devise feasible action plans.
Immediately after the conference UNIMAS is hosting a meeting of the Joint Council of Social Work Educators (JCSWE) who will consider points raised that are relevant to its role.
♦Opening by YB Datuk Hajah Fatimah Abdullah,
Minister of Women and Welfare, Sarawak.
Making Supervision Part of the Professional Culture
♣ Challengers in Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Ismail Baba – Universiti Utama Malaysia
Amy Bala – Malaysian Association of Social Workers
♣ Purpose and Methods of Supervision: Overseas Experiences
Dr. Brenda Clare – University of Western Australia (Fellow)
Dr. Phyllis Chee – Griffith University, Australia
The Social Work Act: Practice Competencies, Supervision & Developing Assessment Skills
♣ Expectations of Act: Dr Pauline Meemeduma – UNICEF Consultant
♣ Overcoming Constraints: Norani Hashim – Deputy Director General (Operations)
♣ Improving Assessment Skills in Malaysian Context- Assoc. Prof. Siti Hawa Ali, USM
♦Skill Building Workshops: (Limited Places)
♣ Supervision Process – Dr. Brenda and Michael Clare
♣ Supervising in a Multi-cultural Context – Dr. Phyllis Chee
♣ Advocacy & Assertiveness – Assoc. Prof. Siti Hawa Ali
♣ Concurrent with the skill building workshops.
♣ 12 workshops across the 2 days – 4 per session.
♣ Practitioners and academics share experiences of teaching/ handling key specific areas in social work.
♣ Aim to learn from each other how to improve integrating theory and practice, including the development of teaching material.
CONFERENCE PROGRAMME IN DETAIL
Download the PDF format here: CIASW Programme