Social Work Public Seminar – Social work education: future directions in global contexts

Event day: 
Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dr Darla Spence Coffey, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE), conducted a presentation on Social work education: future directions in global contexts on 21 June 2017 at PolyU. The seminar attracted participants from university students, academic staff, research staff, social work and social service communities, and general public.

Themes, including the future directions of social work education and how the trends are relevant to the global contexts in which there are issues to roles of social work in social justice and meeting individual needs, and the implications of new learning strategies/ technologies, social media, international crisis, etc. on social work education curriculum, were covered.