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Promoting the Dignity and Worth of People

International Conference on Social Work, Education and Social Development


In honour of our 25  years Silver Jubilee celebration, The Social Work Unit at UWI St. Augustine is organizing an International Social Work conference.  The theme of the conference is “Promoting Human Worth and Dignity:Social Work and Social Development in Trinidad”.

We are calling all scholars, practitioners, agency leaders, and students from a wide range of social work and social development fields in the region to discuss theoretical and practical issues. This conference will be held on March 16th 2016.

Registration : Participants who wish to attend the conference are asked to indicate their interest. Cost of registration is TTD200, payable at the Bursary, UWI, St. Augustine Campus.


Topics include:

  • Social work education
  • Children, Youth and Family welfare
  • Physical and mental health
  • Disability



  • Ageing
  • Community and environmental social work
  • Crime and justice
  • Social Work Research and Social Policy