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FULLY BOOKED Cork Event - World Social Work Day 2017

  • River Lee Hotel
  • 9.30 Registration, 10.00 - 1.30 Event
  • 21 Mar 2017

Price €Free but booking essential

Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability


Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for your support and participation on World Social Work Day.

Thanks to Fred Powell and Alastair Christy for opening the event, to, Compere, Joe McCarthy and to Ruth Murray for closing.

Special thanks to the presenters;

Mr. Diarmaid Twomey –BSW Student

Dr. Kenneth Burns-Lecturere, Researcher, UCC

Ms. Susan Lewandowski-PHD NASQ

Mr. Ger Phillips- Practitioner, Springboard

Ms. Clare O’ Connell, Practitioner, 


It was important to highlight activism in practise and research.

Thanks to Zoe Linnane for her help in organising the event and the North Lee Child Protection team


Thanks also to:                                                        

Cliona Murphy, CPD IASW,

IASW –Conference Ticket Donation,

Applied Social Studies UCC –Books Donation


Just a reminder, lecturers, tutors and students are welcome at Southern Sig meetings, a date will issue shortly for the next meeting, and it would be good to see you there.                                                                                            .

Best Wishes

The Southern SIG Board




The IASW Southern SIG Reflects on Activism 

Honouring the IFSW Community and Environmental Sustainability theme, we celebrate activism with chat and craic, with presentations from research and practice, all welcome


Confirmed Speakers 

Prof Fred Powell, Applied Social Studies, UCC ,

Mrs Susan Lewandowski, PHD, NASC, ‘Findings on Child Protection Proceedings with Migrants’

Mr Diarmaid Twomey, BSW Student, Activism on Placement’

Ms Clare O’ Connell,Homeshare, ‘Alternative Respite'

Dr Kenneth Burns and Ms Caroline Shore, UCC  Lecturers-Researchers ‘Findings Child Care Proceedings’

Mr Gerard Phillips, Springboard, Findings Resilience in the Community’

Prof Alastair Christie, Dean of School, Department,

Mr. Joe McCarthy North Lee, Compere