This is to bring you all a kind information that Japanese Association of Social Workers in Health Services is going to organize a workshop on disaster social Work which has been explained to be unique for disaster social work practice, combining field visit, lecture and group work on social work practice in Ishinomaki after earthquake in east japan. The association request a participant from Nepal on the recommendation of Social Workers Association Nepal. (Travel, accommodation and visit charges will be bear by the organizer) Therefore SWAN calls for application from all the interested participants, who is meeting following criteria:

  • Valid members of SWAN
  • Age below 40 Years
  • Master in Social Work (preferably with psychology or course with crisis management or disaster management
  • Experienced in disaster social work and mental health (must have attended seminar and conference)
  • Have clear understanding on the various pattern of disaster in Nepal




  • Applicant are required to submit application letter along with motivation letter within dateline
  • Updated resume
  • Copies of academic certificates
  • Copy of citizenship certificate
  • Valid passport

Note: All the documents are to be attached in pdf format

Important notice: Applicants are required to prepare paper presentation on Disaster Social Work in Asia and must sign 6th months bound period for contributing SWAN after returning from the conference. Applicant must submit 6 months action plan for contributing SWAN with application. As security deposit the selected candidate must deposit NRs 40,000 to SWAN account which shall be refund after the end of bound period with SWAN.


Important dates and information

Call for application: 7th July for 2018

Dateline for submission of application 12th July 2018 (Midnight)

Date of Interview: 14-15th July 2018

Dateline for deposit of security amount (19th July 2018)

Date of workshop September 21 to 23, 2018


Venue: Ishinomaki City, Disaster Prevention Center, Miyagi, Japan

Topic Disaster social work

Extra event on September 24, 2018 on Tokyo



  • Application fee: NRs 1000 (Shall be deposited at Nepal Investment Bank Ltd
    Accout No. 02801030256766 Account name Social Workers’ Association Nepal)
  • Filled the attached form
  • Application along with documents can be submitted to the concerned person between 6:30am to 2Pm at Nepal College of Development Studies or can be submitted online at
  • Please click to the link to download application form.

For details contact

Executive members

Program Coordinator: Umesh Shrestha

9841872169, 9840268034

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