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The Singapore Association of Social Workers is a professional body of Social Workers residing and working in Singapore. Established in 1971, it is the one and only national body that represents and serves as a voice for all Social Workers in Singapore.

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Interested to do more to enhance the standards and professional development of Social Work as a social worker? Then come and join the Association as an Ordinary or Committee Member! Participate in our various projects and activities to make a contribution while networking with fellow social workers and practitioners within and across sectors.

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From SASW President's Desk

From SASW President’s Desk
A Message from SASW President Long Chey May’s Desk

Dear SASW Family,

I met many of you in various social work and/or community events since the last Annual General Meeting (AGM) where the Executive Committee reported our achievements after a year. These platforms included: Social Work Induction Camp, SUSS class sharing on SASW’s role in ensuring good ethical practice, SG Cares in Bukit Batok, JurongHealth Campus Social Work Grand Round, Counselling and Care Centre’s graduation night, and OSWA at the Istana on 16 Nov 2018. We launched a mentorship programme on 16 Nov 2018, tapping on our experienced and past awardees for OSWA and PSWA to mentor the younger social workers. Do read my welcome speech on SASW website to find out more. This year, the OSWA and PSWA awardees did well to publicise and educate the public on Social Work in health, disability and youth sectors. For the first time, I was interviewed LIVE on TV (Singapore Tonight), as President of SASW with Zoe Tee, one of our PSWA awardees….

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OSWA 2018 SASW President's Welcome Message

OSWA 2018 SASW President’s Welcome Message (19 November 2018)

Good afternoon, distinguished guests, colleagues and friends.

Remembering Our Roots: A Recipe For The Future

Today, we celebrate the 19th year of the Outstanding Social Worker Award, and the 10th year of the Promising Social Worker Award. We would like to express our deepest appreciation to President Madam Halimah Yacob for welcoming us to the Istana this afternoon. More importantly, we are grateful for the President’s continued support to the Social Work profession and to Social Workers in Singapore. Thank you, Mdm. President…….

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