Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) 2018

The Joint World Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development (SWSD) 2018 will explore the theme ‘Environmental and Community Sustainability: Human Solutions in Evolving Societies’.

The conference will cover the following themes:

  1. Linking environmental and sustainable development
  2. Role of social workers in fulfilling the UN’s sustainable development goals
  3. Income, wellbeing, employment and poverty
  4. Relationship-based practice: promoting the importance of human relationships
  5. Evidence informed interventions
  6. Strengthening education to meet the needs of communities
  7. Identity, discrimination and social exclusion
  8. Community development and social enterprise
  9. Health, mental health and disability
  10. Conflict, violence, migration and human trafficking
  11. Engagement with people who use services
  12. Rights of families and children
  13. Life span perspectives and issues
  14. Ensuring the sustainable and ethical use of technology in human services
  15. Women’s issues focused stream

The event will take place in Dublin, Ireland 4-7 July 2018.