Annual Departmental Seminar (Webinar): Advocacy in Social Work Education – the Past, Present and Future. (October 23, 2020)
The live webinar on Oct 23 morning, titled “Advocacy in Social Work Education: the Past, Present and Future” was organized by the Department of Social Work at Hong Kong Shue Yan University (HKSYU) as their annual seminar. This online event offered a good opportunity for HKSYU faculty, students and invited general public to join Prof. Cecilia Chan, Prof. Simon Shen, Prof. Ching Man Lam and Mr. Francis Ngai to discuss the meanings, significance and development of advocacy, now and then.
Dr. Margaret Wong, Head of Department of Social Work at HKSYU, believes that for advocacy to create positive impact on individuals and society, we have to establish an interactive platform that encourages dialogue across diverse groups with multiple perspectives. The current economic challenges and political dilemma, deems advocacy the more important , as snow-melting agents in severe winter.