Seminar Series


4 August 2017 - CSDA Seminar: Research by Social Work Students


This seminar showcases research by Social Work Honours students and covers two major themes - i) Child Development and Implications for Social Work, and ii) Social Work with Youth-At-Risk. The presentations in Panel 1 will discuss some of the issues relating to child development, as well as examine how relationships between children and family could affect a child’s development. Implications for Social Work will be discussed. The presentations in Panel 2 will examine issues relating to how programmes and services impact youth-at-risk and effects on successful outcomes.

Date: 4 Aug 2017 (Friday)
Time: 2.00pm - 5.30pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre 14, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, NUS

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5 August 2016: CSDA Seminar: Research by Social Work Students


This seminar showcases research by Social Work Honours and Masters students and covers two major themes - i) Caregiving Experiences in Mental Health and Eldercare, and ii) Social Work with Low-Income Families. The presentations in Panel 1 will examine the beliefs, attitudes, relationships and meanings in care-giving, and discuss the approach of person-centeredness. The presentations in Panel 2 will discuss the vulnerabilities of individuals and families from low-income backgrounds, including single parents and young mothers, while examining parent-child relationships and debt management. Implications for social work will be discussed.

Date: Friday, 5 August 2016
Time: 2PM - 6PM
Venue: LT12, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, NUS

Please click here for the event, programme, presenters, and abstracts of the seminar.
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6 August 2015 – CSDA Seminar on Research by Social Work Honours Students


Event details: Tuesday, 6 Aug 2015, 3.00pm to 5.00pm, LT 10, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS
Presentations by Honours Social Work students
Chaired by: Associate Professor Irene Ng, Department of Social Work

The seminar was attended by some 80 participants from field practitioners, students and staff. Four research projects were presented on the relationship between Social Work and Spirituality or Religiosity, and Youths in Care. Mr Muhammad Ilham Firdaus presented about the lived experiences of older Malay end-stage renal disease patients. Ms Siti Nur Diyanah Binte Hardy presented about how religious or spiritual persons affect the help-seeking behaviour of Malay persons with mental illnesses. Ms Ng Jinning Janine presented about the experience of independent living for youths from residential care. And Ms Zoe Tee Wan Ting presented about what makes an effective non-profit board in the voluntary children’s home sector.

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5 August 2014 - Family and Child Welfare


Event details: Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014, 2.30pm to 5.30pm, LT 52, Stephen Riady Centre, University Town, NUS

Presentations by Honours Social Work students
Jointly organized with the NUS Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme

The seminar was very well attended with 141 participants from field practicioners, students and staff. The event started with an introduction of CSDA by A/P Corinne Ghoh followed by an introduction of the Chua Thian Poh Community Leadership Programme, who was the co-organiser of the seminar. The main presentations were delivered by four social work Honours students(see abstracts below) and chaired by Dr Ngiam TL from the Department of Social Work. Their presentations covered topics such as divorce, homelessness, local reunification practice and offender re-entry process in the local context. There were active discussions on the implications for policies and service enhancements.

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(Abstracts)


29 November 2013 - CSDA Seminar Series: "University-Enterprise-VWO Model of Social Service for Industrial Workers in Shanghai"


Speaker: Ms Liu Maoxiang, Head, Social Work Program, Shanghai Vocation Management, College of Trade Union
Event details: 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM 29 Nov 2013, AS3 Level 4, Department of Social Work

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19 July 2013 - Seminar on Youth Work by Social Work Honours Student


Event details: Friday, 3:00-5:00 PM 19 July 2013, LT12, National University of Singapore.
Chair: A/P Irene Ng, Social Work Department1

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8 April 2013 - Social work education in China: Opportunities and Challenges


Event details: Monday, 8 Apr 2013, 3.30pm to 5.00pm, Blk AS3, Meeting Room / 04-01, 3 Arts Links, S(117570).

Speaker: Ms Liu Maoxiang, Head, Social work program, Shanghai Vocation Management, College of Trade Union

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