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World Social Work Day 2017

  • 21 Mar 2017

Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability


The theme for World Social Work Day is ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’ relates to the third pillar of the Global Agenda for Social Work and Social Development.

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Social workers nationwide are organising local events so please do send any photos to if you would like to see them posted to the IASW Facebook page.



World Social Work Day Celebrations in the Mater Hospital – Come join us between 10am-2pm on  Hospital St., Whitty Building  

The Medical Social Work Department, MMUH would like to invite you to celebrate World Social Work day on Tuesday March 21st from 10am-2pm on Hospital St., Whitty Building.

This year we will be launching an exciting new short video about the role of the medical social worker filmed by the Mater Hospital Medical Social Work team – why not come and watch it, meet the team, and enjoy some treats.

We also hane an exciting raffle to raise funds for our Samaritan Fund and the Citizens information service will also be joining us on the day and will be available for questions or advice.

Everyone is welcome – our colleagues in the hospital and the community, patients and families alike. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday the 21st! 


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