The Association of Universities, Institutions, and Departments of Social Work, in collaboration with the Modern University for Business and Science (MUBS), organized a workshop on April 5, 2016 entitled “The Risks and Challenges of the Social Work Practices”.
The workshop commenced with a speech presented by Dr. Hoda Sleem, Secretary General of the Social Work Arab Society and Dean of the School of Education & Social Work at MUBS, followed by Dr. Hatem Alamy, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at MUBS, and Dr. Ali Cheaib, President of MUBS.
After the opening ceremony, MP Dr. Atef Majdalani spoke about the role of the parliament in protecting the social workers in the field. Then Dr. Ahmad Jammal, Director General of Higher Education, presented about the importance of establishing policies that protect social workers, in collaboration the Lebanese and Arab universities.
Sessions held during the workshop were as follows:
The first session was headed by Chairman of the Human Rights Commission of the House of Representatives, MP Dr. Michel Moussa.
The second session was headed by MP Dr. Kassem Hachem.
The third session was headed by the Founder and Director General of Abaad Organization, Mrs. Ghida Inani.
Finally, the recommendations session was chaired by Dr. Awatif Abdel Hamid from the House Representative in Sudan. .