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Facing Social Work
A platform for discourse on social work related topics and digital consultation and support between professional colleagues.
The National Association of Social Workers (South Africa)
To serve as the united voice for the social work profession to advance the interests and contributions of social work in its broader pursuit for human dignity and social justice.
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South African Council for Social Service Professions
South African Council for Social Service Professions strives for social justice through the promotion and enhancement of development social welfare.
The National Association of Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers – South Africa is a voluntary organization which supports the professional development of Social Workers, Social Auxiliary Workers and Social Work and Social Auxiliary Work Students in South Africa. The Association draws its membership throughout the country from Social Work Practitioners, Educators and Managers within the Social Work sector who are self-employed, or work in Non Profit Organizations or Government Departments.
South African Department of Social Development
Our task is to develop and monitor the implementation of social policy that both creates an enabling environment for and leads to the reduction in poverty. We ensure the provision of social protection and social welfare services to all people who live in our land. We conduct research that develops the social indicators necessary for programme implementation and public accountability.
The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT)
The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) was founded in 1987. Over the past 26 years SANGONeT has developed into a dynamic civil society organisation with a history closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Africa during its transition to democracy. SANGONeT is still one of very few NGOs in Africa involved in the field of information communication technologies (ICTs) and continues to serve civil society with a wide range of ICT products and services.
Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa
To Promote quality in life, dignity in death and support in bereavement for all living with a life-threatening illness by supporting member hospices and partner organisations.
The National Association of Child Care Workers
We are a registered non-profit organization working independently to promote optimal standards of care for orphaned, vulnerable and at-risk children and youth.
Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)
The core business of the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is to conduct large-scale, policy-relevant, social-scientific projects for public-sector users, non-governmental organisations and international development agencies. We do this in partnership with researchers globally, but specifically in Africa.
TB/HIV Care Association
TB/HIV Care Association has a workplace co-ordinator dedicated to providing free TB- and HIV-related services to workplaces, whether large or small. When workers find out that a colleague has been diagnosed with TB or is HIV positive, they may react with fear and anxiety. TB/HIV Care’s workplace co-ordinator works with employees and employers to put these concerns to rest by providing them with clear information.
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International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW)
The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) is a global organisation striving for social justice, human rights and social development through the promotion of social work, best practice models and the facilitation of international cooperation.
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with 140,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
The Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is a nonprofit national association representing more than 2,500 individual members, as well as graduate and undergraduate programs of professional social work education. Founded in 1952, this partnership of educational and professional institutions, social welfare agencies, and private citizens is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in America.
The Australian Association of Social Workers
The Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) is the lead national Association for Australian Professional Social Workers. We set the benchmark for professional education and practice in Social Work. We have a strong voice on matters of social inclusion, social justice, human rights and issues that impact upon the quality of life of all Australians. We seek a close and collaborative relationship with educational institutions, industry, government, client associations, and the community.
The Singapore Association of Social Workers
The Singapore Association of Social Workers is a professional body of Social Workers residing and working in Singapore. Established in 1971, it is the national professional association that represents Social Workers in Singapore.
The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW)
Founded in 1926 to monitor employment conditions and to establish standards of practice within the profession, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) has evolved into a national voice.
Health and care Professions Council (UK)
Maintaining and publishing a public register of properly qualified members of the professions.
Approving and upholding high standards of education and training, and continuing good practice.
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International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care
IAHPC is a global non-profit, charity organization dedicated to the promotion and development of palliative care. Our Vision is to help to increase and optimize the availability of and access to hospice and palliative care for patients and their families throughout the world.
National Association for Rural Mental Health
The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) is a professional organization that serves the field of rural mental health. NARMH's membership includes the entire spectrum of the rural mental health community: consumers, family members, practitioners, administrators, educators, researchers, and policy makers.
National Organization for Victim Assistance
NOVA’s mission is to champion dignity and compassion for those harmed by crime and crisis. Founded in 1975, NOVA is the oldest national victim assistance organization of its type in the United States as the recognized leader in this noble cause.
Social Work Helper
Social Work Helper is an upcoming magazine providing news, information, and resources related to social issues, social work, social justice, and social good.
The Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW)
The Association of Oncology Social Work (AOSW) is a non-profit, international, 501(c) 3 organization dedicated to the enhancement of psychosocial services to people with cancer and their families.
The Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI)
The Geriatric Social Work Initiative (GSWI) is collaborating with social work programs, organizations and other funders around the country to prepare needed, aging-savvy social workers and improve the care and well-being of older adults and their families.
Child Welfare Information Gateway
Child Welfare Information Gateway connects child welfare and related professionals to comprehensive information and resources to help protect children and strengthen families. We feature the latest on topics from prevention to permanency, including child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption.
The Clinical Social Work Association
Clinical social workers are the most recognized practitioners of mental health services in the nation. A profession is only as vibrant as is its leadership. The Clinical Social Work Association is the leading organization ensuring the efficacy, stability and viability of clinical social work. Through our clinical offerings, legislative advocacy and practice related alerts, we keep clinical social workers well informed and prepared to make a difference in our client’s lives.
The Social Work Policy Institute
The Social Work Policy Institute examines issues that relate to the work of social workers, including how to serve people who have multiple or complex needs and how public agencies and other structures deliver health and human services.
The Society for Social Work and Research
The Society for Social Work and Research was founded in 1994 as a free-standing organization dedicated to the advancement of social work research. SSWR works collaboratively with a number of other organizations that are committed to improving support for research among social workers. Our members include faculty in schools of social work and other professional schools, research staff in public and private agencies, and masters/doctoral students.
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UK Community Care
The Social Work blog covers the challenges facing Britain’s 2m-strong social care workforce: everything from pay and working conditions to stress and the latest social work conduct cases.
National Foster Parent Association
The National Foster Parent Association is a champion for the thousands of families that open their heart and their home to the over 400,000 children in out-of-home placement in the US.