World Social Work Day 2018

20 Apr 2018

On 20th March 2018, the Diploma in Social Work (DSW) Programme at Methodist College Kuala Lumpur (MCKL) celebrated the World Social Work Day (WSWD) 2018 by organising a talk to highlight the importance and relevance of professional social work education and training for those who are committed and passionate about making a difference in the lives of vulnerable and marginalized populations.

Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria presented the talk entitled ‘Social Work Practice and Education’ which was attended by people from different backgrounds and organisations, including staff of UN University, social work students from public universities, and representatives from non-government organisations.

Head of DSW Programme, Ms Elsie Lee provided an update on the progress of the DSW programme while three students shared their thoughts and experiences after having completing one year of study.

The event was officiated by Ms Moey Yoke Lai, CEO of MCKL, and Mr Teoh Ai Hua, former President of the Malaysian Association of Social Workers (MASW).

The DSW programme at MCKL is offered as a part time course and is the first of its kind in the private education sector in Malaysia. For more information on the programme, please contact the Marketing Department at 03-22746711.

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