4th ASCW Conference

The 4th ASWC was organized by the Department of Social Development and Welfare, Ministry of Social Development and Human Security of Thailand on 5-7 August 2015 at Phuket Graceland Resort and Spa Hotel in Phuket, Thailand. The Conference was attended by 63 participants from 9 ASEAN Member States (except Brunei Darussalam), the Republic of China, ASEAN Secretariat, UNICEF and from relevant organizations in Thailand.

The objectives of the 4th ASWC Conference are:

  1. To develop mechanism of social work consortium, capacity building, knowledge development and management, and strengthen regional and national social work and social welfare institutions.
  2. To strengthen cooperation and networking.
  3. To discuss during a back to back meeting on (1) social work training courses for practitioners, students, and schools of social work in ASEAN, (2) ASEAN social work standard of practice / code of ethics and (3) ASEAN minimum standard / core curriculum for social work.