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The 12th National Social Work Forum for College Students and the 5th Graduate Student Forum Held in JUFE

Date:  2020-12-22 21:16:58  Click:

​On November 28th, the 12th National Social Work Forum for College Students and the 5th Graduate Student Forum was held at JUFE.

Chaired by Professor Yin Zhonghai, dean of the School of Humanities, the opening ceremony was addressed by Professor Yuan Honglin, JUFE vice president and Professor Guan Xinping, vice president of the China Association for Social Work Education. The forum was attended by professors, 192 students of social work major from nearly 100 domestic universities, and instructors from more than 10 universities.

Yuan Honglin expressed his gratitude to the participants and then introduced JUFE's achievements made in recent years. He pointed out that JUFE should seize the opportunity to build the social work major into a top-level program. Additionally, he expressed his hopes that all attendees would engage in active brainstorming, so as to draw valuable suggestions from each other to promote the development of social work programs nationwide.

Guan Xinping stated that the social work program is in a critical period of growth. In the aspect of social work, great progress has been made in institutional development, talent cultivation and community construction. Society’s well-being is inextricably linked to social work, especially in the fight against the pandemic. At present, over 150 higher institutions offer master's programs in social work and China has established a complete social work system covering junior college, undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels.

In the keynote speech session, the attendees shared their thoughts and academic achievements on Community Governance, Social Workers’ Responses to the Pandemic and Financial Social Work. Various experts gave their comments on the essays and aired suggestions for improvement.

In addition to the speeches, a round table discussion was held on November 28th and three offline sub-forums and four online sub-forums were held the next day.