concern about military action in syria

Social Workers’ Association Nepal (SWAN) is deeply concerned with the killings of civilians in Syria including children and women. It condemns the military operations resulting in the death of hundreds of innocent people. We urge to the concern authority to stops such activities of human rights violation. We believe that these actions against humanity will never resolve the problems. Therefore, […]

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WARM CLOTHES DISTRIBUTION TO CHILDREN, UCEP

Social Worker’s Association, Nepal (SWAN) visited Underprivileged Children’s Educational Programs (UCEP) to distribute warm clothes to 22 children in the home. Mrs. Anju Regmi, Secretary General had visited UCEP and distributed chocolates and warm clothes to the children. For purchasing warm clothes Dr. Mariko Kumara, President IFSW Asia Pacific and team had made some contributions. IFSW AP team had come in […]

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Psychological First Aid Support to flood victims Baluwatar, Jhapa

Continuous and heavy rainfall in the Terai region of Nepal resulted in floods and landslides in many parts of the country. The flood affected 35 districts, of which 10 districts were affected badly. The devastating floods and landslides claimed life of many people, destruction of properties, livestock and agricultural crops. According to the Ministry of Home Affair (30 August), 160 […]

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IFSW Calls Paper for 2018 World Conference

International Federation of Social Workers calls paper for 2018 World Conference for Social Work and Social Development. Papers need to be submitted in abstract form. Interested candidates can submit abstract on following topics: Linking Environmental and Sustainable Development Role of Social Workers in fulfilling the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals Income, well-being, employment and poverty Relationship-based practice: Promoting the Importance of […]

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Changing Landscape of Higher Education, Nepalese Skilled Workers Abroad and Challenges

           Social Workers’ Association Nepal SWAN, committed to promote professional Social Work in Nepal organized a talk program at Babylon National School. Dr. Lok P. Bhattarai, PhD in Social Science (interdisciplinary area of research) from British University shared his valuable thoughts, ideas and experiences in Social Development, Social Work, Challenges in Higher Education and Employment. 30 participants- social work professionals, […]

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Interaction program with Social Work Professionals, Practitioners, Educators and Students

Social Work Education started in Nepal since 1987 by Nepal Jesuit Social Work Institute (now known as Social Work Institute). In the beginning it was Diploma in Social Work training program. St. Xavier College, then, initiated first academic program Bachelor of Social Work, affiliated to Kathmandu University in 1996.  It has almost been three decades of introduction of social work […]

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Social work as an Integral part of the National Mental Health Services System.

Social Workers’ Association Nepal (SWAN) and KOSHISH (A mental health self-help group) is jointly organizing a Discussion Program: Social work as an Integral part of the National Mental Health Services System. Its purpose is to brainstorm and discuss the role of social workers in National Mental Health Service system, and support feedback to Ministry of Health and Population to incorporate […]

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Appreciation to Rescue operators and Humanitarian aid supporters in the aftermath of earthquake 2072

Nepal on 25thApril 2015 badly hit by a devastating earthquake of magnitude7.8 and aftershock of 7.3 on 12th May2015 caused 8654 deaths, over 22000 injured, 375 missing, 202157 buildings fully and 214202 buildings partially damaged including cultural heritage, and government’s office buildings. In this moment of grief, SWAN would like to express deepest condolences to people who lost their lives […]

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Coordinated support for earthquake twenty seventy two and aftermath

A coordinated plan is must to source the relief packages (Psychological first aid with safety and basic needs) to the earthquake victims. Thoughtful plans to mobilize solicited qualified professionals, trained relief workers and collected goods are needed most than rushing down with brimming emotions. Lets support the rescue experts by letting them no interruption. On top of this, a preliminary […]

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