Updates of Recent Events

SASW 50th Annual General Meeting

SASW conducted our 50th Annual General Meeting (AGM) virtually on 18 September 2020. We extend a warm welcome to the Criminal Justice Social Work Chapter as part of the Special Committees in SASW. 

We would like to thank members for your continued support and look forward to your active participation at our forthcoming events.

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New Norms in Social Work Practice – E-Tea Sharing Session

SASW Family Social Work Chapter organised a virtual tea session on 17 June 2020 to share on the 'New norms in Social Work Practice.' 

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SASW Family Social Work Chapter organised a virtual tea session on 17 June 2020 to share on the ‘New norms in Social Work Practice.’ We thank all participants for their active involvement and contributions to the discussion.

"The More We Get Together" – Social Work Student Engagement Session

Our Membership & Registration Committee launched the first “The More We Get Together” series on Saturday, 6 June 2020. Students gained valuable insights into the Social Work Sector as they hear from Social Work professionals who shared their experiences.

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Social Work Day 2019 – Post-event Highlights

SWD Post event highlights

Outstanding Social Worker Award 2018 – Post-event Highlights

"It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act." - Dalai Lama.

Indeed, this year’s Outstanding Social Worker Award recognised a stellar individual who not only has heart, but is committed to making a difference in her community.

Ms Melissa Chew received the highest honour given to Social Workers from President Halimah Yacob at the Istana on 16 November. The Principal Social Worker from Tan Tock Seng Hospital was recognised for her many contributions, including spearheading projects to minimise inefficiencies to reduce long-stays in hospitals. While Melissa’s mother initially worried about her career choice, she was eventually won over by Melissa’s passion, and stood proudly with her daughter at the award ceremony.

Alongside Melissa, three young social workers took home the Promising Social Worker Award: Ms Tay Yu Ping, Acting Senior Social Worker, Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS); Mr Benjamin Yeo, Senior Social Worker, Fei Yue Community Services; and Ms Zoe Tee Wan Ting, Senior Probation Officer, Ministry of Social and Family Development. They all excel in different fields carrying with them that same professionalism, commitment and passion.

The President's Tea Reception for Social Workers was also held after the ceremony to celebrate the important work of the profession. It was the perfect opportunity for social workers from different parts of the social service sphere to relax, and meet and interact to understand each other’s sub-sectors. Click here to read SASW’s President Welcome Address.

Thanks for being there and making the event a success. See you next year!

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Dialogue Session with Mr Chan Heng Kee, PS of MOH – Post-event Highlights

Dialogue Session with Mr Chan Heng Kee

Pulse III - Post-event Highlights

Pulse III Post Event Highlights

Social Work Day 2018 – Post-event Highlights

Social Worker Day 2018 Post Event Highlights

Outstanding Social Worker Award 2017 – Post-event Highlights

Outstanding Social Worker Award 2017

Click here to view a video of OSWA and PSWA 2017 Winners at Work

Social Work Supervision Seminar – Post-event Highlights

Social Work Supervision Seminar

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Social Work Day 2017 – Post-event Highlights

Social Work Day 2017