Family Social Work Chapter


To define Family Social Work (FSW) practice in response to the changing social service landscape in Singapore.

To enhance the practice of FSW.

To improve professionalism in FSW practice.

To promote and nurture innovative approaches in FSW practice.

Who are eligible?

Members of SASW with the exception of Student Members.

Composition of Management Committee

Office bearers will be nominated by the membership and submitted to the Executive Committee of SASW for appointment.

The Chapter Committee comprises 4 office bearers and up to 3 committee members as follows:
Treasurer; and
Up to 3 Committee Members.

Terms of Office

The term of office of the Chapter Committee shall follow that of the Executive Committee of SASW.

All office bearers except for Treasurer shall not serve more than 3 consecutive terms in the same office.

The Treasurer shall serve not more than 1 term.

Any vacancy arising before the expiry of the term of office of the Chapter Committee shall be filled by re-nomination by the Chapter Committee with the approval of the Executive Committee of SASW.

Responsibilities and Powers of Chapter Committee

The responsibilities and powers of the Chapter Committee are to:

Direct, plan and implement activities to fulfil the objectives of the Chapter.

Manage and account for the finances of the Chapter.

Secure funding for the activities of the Chapter.

Co-opt additional committee members with the approval of the Executive Committee of SASW.

Form sub-committees deemed necessary for the Chapter to achieve its objectives.

Carry out any other necessary functions and tasks of the Chapter.

If you are interested to join us as a member or friend of our chapter, please email us via This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and address to “Family Social Work Chapter Chair”.