The Child and Family Agency was established on the 1st of January 2014 and is now the dedicated State agency responsible for improving wellbeing and outcomes for children. It represents the most comprehensive reform of child protection, early intervention and family support services ever undertaken in Ireland. Tusla offers services in child protection and welfare, educational welfare, psychological services, alternative care, family and locally-based community supports, early years, domestic, gender-based and violence. It is an ambitious move which brings over 4,000 staff and an operational budget of over €750m.
The Probation Service is an agency of the Department of Justice and Equality whose primary function is to contribute to public safety through the management of community sanctions.
The work of the Service broadly falls into two categories 1) offender assessment and 2) offender supervision.
Probation practice, which has its professional foundations in social work, is premised on the belief that people have the capacity to change and that Probation Officers are effective change agents.
The Ecole Santé Social Sud Est (ESSSE) is a higher educational organisation, based in Lyon and Valence, in the South East of France and has been training social workers and nurses for more than 80 years. It is a non-profit organisation, with a social and pedagogical purpose, involved in the social solidarity economic sector.
The Children’s services provider- is an international group of companies delivering flexible children and family social services solutions. We are a social enterprise working in Europe, North America and Australasia, our group offer a range of innovative, client centered services to government and non-government partners. Our range of services include out of home care (foster care, kinship care, residential care & specialist, tailored care), intensive family support services, contact and restoration, disability support services, therapeutic and behavioral health services, case management, consulting, aftercare services, unaccompanied minor services and bespoke support packages.
In order to promote private social welfare projects, Korea National Council on Social Welfare conducts research and study on social welfare and presents policy proposals, cooperates and coordinates with social welfare organizations and agencies, discovers people in social welfare needs and links them to private social welfare resources, and establishes social welfare projects designated by the presidential decree.
Macmillan International Higher Education is a cutting-edge publisher of textbooks and learning resources for university level students. Our ambition is to develop and impactful course content that serves the needs of educators and supports the success of today’s students.
Sarah Miller McCune founded SAGE Publishing in 1965 to support the dissemination of usable knowledge and educate a global community. SAGE publishes more than 1,000 journals and over 800 new books each year, spanning a wide range of subject areas. Our growing selection of library products includes archives, data, case studies and video. SAGE remains majority owned by our founder and after her lifetime will become owned by a charitable trust that secures the company’s continued independence. Principle offices are located in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, Washington DC and Melbourne.
Springer, a part of Springer Nature, is a leading global publisher of books, journals and electronic products. Visit the Springer exhibit to browse the latest social work publications.
Routledge is one of the leading book publishers and the largest journal publisher in social work, covering all fields, from child and family social work, to mental health and clinical social work, to disability studies, to health and society and public policy. Find us online at www.routledge.com and www.tandfonline.com.
The Asian & Pacific Association for Social Work Education (APASWE) is an organisation to promote social work education in the Asian and Pacific region and to generally enhance social work and well-being in society. APASWE currently consists of around 283 member universities and other education institutions from 20 countries across the region.
The International Association of Schools of Social Work (IASSW), is the worldwide association of schools of social work, other tertiary level social work educational programmes, and social work educators. The IASSW promotes the development of social work education throughout the world, develops standards to enhance quality of social work education, encourages international exchange, provides forums for sharing social work research and scholarship, and promotes human rights and social development through policy and advocacy activities. IASSW holds consultative status with the United Nations and participates as an NGO in UN activities in Geneva, Vienna and New York.
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The International Council on Social Welfare (ICSW) is a non-governmental organization focused on advocacy, knowledge-building and technical assistance projects in various areas of social development carried out at the country level and internationally.
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 International Federation of Social Workers supports its 126 country members by providing a global voice for the profession. IFSW has been granted Special Consultative Status by the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). In addition, IFSW is working with the World Health Organization (WHO), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR).
SWSD 2020 will be in beautiful Calgary, Canada. Don’t miss this important Global conversation on the future of social work! Drop by our stand to find out more about the conference, and write your thoughts about the future of social work on one of our free t-shirts! #StartTheConvo!
The Irish Association of Social Workers is the national professional body for social workers in the Republic of Ireland. Founded in 1971, it supports, represents and advocates for the profession.
Kirwin Maclean Associates is a small independent publishing company based on the values and ethics of social work. The company was set up by Siobhan Maclean, whose previous name was Kirwin – hence the company name. We publish a range of social work resources to support students and practitioners. We are excited to have developed a fully interactive social work theory mobile app, which you can try out on our stand.
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