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Social Work Practice Research Symposium (March 2014) and four series of Social Work Practice Research Forums (July to Dec 2013)


Social Work Practice Research Symposium (March 2014)

The Peking University-The Hong Kong Polytechnic University China Social Work Research Centre organized and hosted the Symposium on Social Work Practice Research- Sharing and Dialogue between the Chinese and International Experience on 22 and 23 March 2014 at Beijing. The centre invited Professor Hilary Bradbury-Huang from Oregon Health and Science University, USA; Professor Ian Shaw from the University of York, UK; Professor Bruce Thyer from Florida State University, USA; and Professor Hsia Hsiao-chuan from Shih Hsin University, Taiwan, as guest speakers to share about their experience of practice and action research and their knowledge on research methods. The speakers shared about their decade-long experience in practicing social work, covering areas such as youth and children service, rural social work, migrant social work, article writing, etc. More than 120 social work practitioners and researchers from all over China attended the symposium. The symposium was a follow-up to a series of four previously held practice research forums in four different regions of Northwest, Southwest, Southeast and Eastern China respectively at Xinjiang, Yunnan, Xiamen and Shanghai.

Date: March 22 - 23, 2014

Location: Peking University - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University China Social Work Research Centre 83, Mirror Spring Garden,Peking University, Haidian District, Beijing

Organized by: Peking U - Poly U Social Work Research Center


The previous four series of the forums are as below:

1. Social Work Practice Research Forum (East China Region)               

Date: December 28 - 29, 2013

Location: Shanghai University

Co-organized with:  School of Sociology, Shanghai University



2.  Social Work Practice Research Forum (South China Region)

Date: October 30 - November 1, 2013

Location: Xiamen University

Co-organized with: Department of Sociology and Social Work, Xiamen University
 


3.   Social Work Practice Research Forum (Southwest China Region)

Date: August 31 - September 1, 2013

Location: Yunnan University

Co-organized with: School of  Social Work (Public Administration), Yunnan University



4. Social Work Practice Research Forum (Northwest China Region)

Date: July 7 - 9, 2013

Location: Xinjiang University

Co-organized with: School of Politics and Public Administration, Xinjiang University


  The powerpoint slides delivered by the speakers and the reference materials are as below:
 

  1.  Social Work Practice Research Symposium (March 2014),
  2.  Four series of Social Work Practice Research Forums (July to Dec 2013), Please click here to view.