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Programme

Day 1: 19 June 2016

 

Time Programme
11:00 - 16:00 Registration Desk open @ University Cultural Centre 
16:00 - 17:30

Opening Ceremony

Opening Address by Minister for Health, Mr GAN Kim Yong

Keynote Speeches

Changes in Global Demography and the Implications for Social Service Policy and Provisions in Health and Mental Health
Speaker: Prof Paul CHEUNG
Social Work and the Human Impacts of Global Environmental Change
Speaker: Prof Lawrence PALINKAS 

17:30 onwards Special Host at the Welcome Reception: Former President, Mr S R Nathan


Day 2: 20 June 2016

Time Programme
09:00 - 10:00 Morning Coffee
10:00 - 12:00 Concurrent Plenary 1

A) Health Policy

The Evolving Role of Health Policy in Providing Holistic Care in the Community
Speaker: Prof Young Kyung DO

Understanding and Facilitating Systems Change for Health and Mental Health Policy: The Role of Context and Structure in Inequities
Speaker: Dr Peter HOVMAND

Transforming Care for an Ageing Population
Speaker: Ms Zsin Woon TEOH

B) Bioethics

Compelling Ethical Issues in Social Work: An International Perspective and Agenda
Speaker: Prof Frederic G. REAMER

Decision Making in a Confucian Society
Speaker: Dr Lalit RADHA KRISHNA

Strengthening Ethical Reasoning in Social Work through Bioethics
Speaker: Dr Crystal LIM

C) Spirituality in Practice

No Pain, No Gain: Spirituality of Turning Death, Losses and Curses into Blessings
Speaker: Prof Cecilia CHAN


A Spiritual Approach to the Recovery of PMI in Club HEAL's Psychiatric Rehabilitation Programme
Speaker: Dr Radiah Binte SALIM 


Relational Spiritualities and Mindfulness
Speaker: Mr Ian PERCY

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Poster Presentation 
13:00 - 15:00 Concurrent Symposium 1 Workshop 1

A) Community Care of the Elderly

Overview: The Essential Building Blocks of ComSA
Speaker: Ms Kim Choo PEH

Enabling Bio-psycho-social Care Integration – A Multi-Disciplinary, Multi-system Approach
Speaker: Dr Wai Chong NG

Role of Community Development in Enabling Ageing in Place
Speaker: Dr Susana HARDING

Spirituality
Innovations in Research and Practice - Theme 1
Innovations in Research and Practice - Theme 2 
Advance Care Planning

B) Survivorship and End of Life Care

Dual Process Model Bereavement Intervention for Widowed Older Adults: A RCT Study
Speaker: A/Prof Amy CHOW

Beyond Survivorship: Empowering Growth at Life’s End
Speaker: Prof Kenneth J. DOKA

Intervening in Meaning: New Directions in Grief Therapy 
Speaker: Prof Robert A. NEIMEYER

Chronic Illness Management - Theme 1
International Social Work Group 1
Aging and Eldercare - Theme 1

C) Diversity

Holistic Healthcare in a Migrant Community
Speaker: Dr Wei Leong GOH


Breaking Out of Imposed Silence: Finding a Voice in the Family
Speaker: A/Prof Petula Sik Ying HO


Using a Health Inequalities Perspective to address Diversity: Social Work With Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Communities
Speaker: Dr Kathryn KARBAN

Innovations in Research and Practice - Theme 3
Children and Adolescence Theme 1
Specialise Group -Theme 1
Specialise Group - Theme 2
Therapeutic Conversation, Counselling and Psychotherapy - Theme 1
15:00 - 15:30
Tea Break and Poster Presentation
15:30 - 17:30
Workshop 2
Income Inequality and Health
Health and Social Policies - Theme 1
Aging and Eldercare - Theme 2
Prevention, Curative and Developmental Interventions in Primary, Community and Institutional Care Settings
Aging and Eldercare - Theme 3
Psychosocial and Spiritual Care - Theme 1
Survivorship, End of Life and Palliative Care - Theme 1
Survivorship, End of Life and Palliative Care - Theme 2
Psychosocial and Spiritual Care - Theme 2
Evidencing Social Work Practice in Health and Mental Health (Australia)
International Social Work Group 2
Children Mental Health
Specialised Group - Theme 3
Specialised Group - Theme 4
Health and Culture - Theme 1


Day 3: 21 June 2016

Time Programme
09:00 - 10:00 Morning Coffee
10:00 - 12:00 Concurrent Plenary 2

A) Healthcare Financing

Health Care Financing Reform : Need for Comprehensive Approach
Speaker: Prof M RAMESH

Scarcity, Decision Making and Health Service Research
Speaker: Prof Nicholas GRAVES

B) Innovations in Research Methodologies

Are there Innovations in Social Work Research?
Speaker: Prof Ian SHAW


Using Arts to Elicit Tacit Knowledge in Social Work Research
Speaker: A/Prof Izumi SAKAMOTO


Measuring the Invisible: An Example of Looking into the Respite Care Needs for Caregivers for Individuals with Disability in Singapore
Speaker: A/Prof Marcus CHIU

C) Collaborative Practice

The Interprofessional Learning Perspective
Speaker: Ms Bee Lian ANG

Building Back Better Together: Step by Step
Speaker: A/Prof Timothy SIM

Equal Partnership, Indigenous Wisdom and Readiness to Respond: Working with Self-Help Groups
Speaker: Prof Tomofumi OKA

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Poster Presentation
13:00 - 15:00 Concurrent Symposium 2 Workshop 3

A) Integrated Care

What is Best for Esther, Building Improvement Capacity Within and Users in Health and Social Care
Speaker: Mrs Nicoline VACKERBERG

Towards Seamless Quality Care – Together
Speaker: Dr Chien Earn LEE

Sciences in the Implementation of Integrated Care
Speaker: Prof Eng Kiong YEOH

Body Mind and Spirit Workshop
Speaker: Dr Celia Hoi Yan Chan
Disability - Theme 1
Aging and Eldercare - Theme 4
Disability - Theme 2

B) Promoting Good Corporate Governance in Health & Mental Health Non-Profit Organisations. The Singapore Experience

What Makes a Credible Non-Profit Organisation? Corporate Governance in the Health and Mental Health Sector in Singapore
Speaker: Mr Gerard EE


Disclosures in Annual Reports from Social and Welfare Organisations in Singapore - Initial Findings
Speaker: Dr Isabel SIM


The SAMH Corporate Governance
Speaker: Dr Daniel FUNG

Disability - Theme 3
Mental Health Focus - Theme 1
Minority
Psychosocial and Spiritual Care - Theme 3

C) Impact of Cancer: Psychosocial Care      

What About the Children?
Speaker: Dr Alicia PON

The Review of 2 RCT Studies of Group Therapy and Reflection on the Contribution of Group Therapy in Cancer Care
Speaker: Dr David KISSANE

Psychosocial Care for the Individual and Loved Ones - The Experience of National Cancer Centre Singapore
Speaker: Mrs Yee Pin TAN

Mental Health Focus -Theme 2
Innovations in Research and Practice - Theme 4
Collaborative Practice - Theme 1
Specialised Group - Theme 5
Chronic Illness Management - Theme 2
15:00 - 15:30
Tea Break and Poster Presentation
15:30 - 17:30
Workshop 4
Collaborative Practice - Theme 2
Psychosocial and Spiritual Care - Theme 4
Disability Theme 4
Innovations in Research and Practice Theme 5
Leadership and Management - Theme 1
Disability - Theme 5
Aging and Eldercare - Theme 5
Aging and Eldercare - Theme 6
Innovations in Research and Practice - Theme 6
Collaborative Practice - Theme 3
Chronic Illness Management - Theme 3
Chronic Illness Management - Theme 4
18:15 - 21:00
Cocktail Reception cum Gala Dinner at Aura Sky Lounge, National Gallery Singapore (Level 6)


Day 4: 22 June 2016

Time Programme
09:00 - 10:00 Morning Coffee
10:00 - 12:00 Concurrent Plenary 3

A) Inter-Professional Education

Readiness for Team-based Clinical Practice
Speaker: Dr Susan FARRELL

The National University of Singapore's (NUS) Undergraduate Model in Promoting Inter-Professional Education (IPE) for Collaborative Practice Ready Healthcare Practitioners
Speaker: A/P Esther GOH
Speaker: A/P Gerald KOH
Speaker: Dr Sok Ying LIAW

B) Research on Efficacy

Social Distress in Women with Cancer : Implications for Supportive Care, Oncology and Society
Speaker: Prof Lynette Barbara JOUBERT

Evaluating Social Interventions in Mental Health Service
Speaker: Prof Martin Paul WEBBER

Effective Research on Efficacy: Program Development-Program Evaluation Interface
Speaker: A/P HyeKyung CHOO

C) Advocacy In Practice

Social Workers as Policy Actors
Speaker: Prof John GAL

Social Work Ethic and the Spirit of Advocacy

Speaker: Ms Lai Peng HO

Advocacy in Practice: With a Focus on Partner Abuse
Speaker: Prof Li-Yu SONG

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Poster Presentation
13:00 - 15:00 Concurrent Symposium 3 Workshop 5

Agency Field Visits

 

A) Disaster Preparedness / Loss in Disaster

Developing Community Resilience in Coping with Disasters: The Role of Social Workers
Speaker: Ms Sharon BENJAMIN

It's Moving: Utilizing Culture in Promoting Post-Disaster Psychosocial Support and Mental Health
Speaker: A/Prof Timothy SIM

Responses in Disaster Management: Empathy and Trauma-informed Care in the Ecological System for Conflict-induced Displaced Persons
Speaker: Dr Malabika DAS

Leadership and Management - Theme 2
Leadership Management Theme 3
Health and Culture - Theme 2
Children and Adolescence - Theme 2
Children and Adolescence: Theme 3
Mindfulness

B) Community Mental Health

The New Challenges of the Community Mental Health in Korea
Speaker: Dr Ki-Yeon LEE

Elder Mistreatment in Asia
Speaker: Dr Srinivasan CHOKKANATHAN

Community Mental Health: A Working Model in Singapore
Speaker: Dr Terence YOW

Medical
Specialised Group Theme 6
Health and Culture - Theme 3
Mental Health Focus - Theme 3
Chronic Illness - Theme 4
Aging and Eldercare - Theme 7
15:00 - 15:30
Tea Break and Poster Presentation
15:30 - 17:30 Workshop 6
Social Work Education and Supervision
Mental Health Focus - Theme 4
Leadership and Management - Theme 4
Client Advocacy
Workplace Mental Health
Psychosocial and Spiritual Care - Theme 5
Collaborative Practice - Theme 4
Therapeutic Conversation, Counselling and Psychotherapy - Theme 2
Health and Social Policies - Theme 2
Mental Health Focus - Theme 5
Mental Health Focus - Theme 6
Disaster Management


Day 5: 23 June 2016

Time Programme
09:00 - 10:00 Morning Coffee
10:00 - 12:00 Closing Ceremony
Closing Lecture

Re-imaging Social Work
Speaker: Prof Ian SHAW

Handover to Next Host of ICSW
Presentation by Prof Martin WEBBER Organising Chairman of ICSW 2019 York, United Kingdom

Programme is subjected to change without prior notice

  • Organised by:

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    Singapore Association of Social Workers
  • In Partnership with:

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    Department of Social Work,
    National University of Singapore
  • Supported by:

    Kwan

    Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple

  •  

    Lee Foundation

    Lee Foundation

  •  
     Logo MOHMinistry of Health
  •  
    Logo MSF
    Ministry of Social &
    Family Development

  • Supported by:

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    Social Service


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  • logo SECB
    Singapore Exhibition and
    Convention Bureau
  • Held in:

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    Singapore
  • Supported by:

    Logo WDA
    Singapore Workforce
    Development Agency


  • AIC
    Agency for Integrated Care


  • CCF

    Children Cancer Foundation

  • Other Supporting Organisations:

    CCS

     Care Corner Singapore



  • CGH

    Changi General Hospital


  • IMH

    Institute of Mental Health

  • Other Supporting Organisations:
    KKH

    KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital


  • NCCS
    National Cancer Centre Singapore

  • NHCS

    National Heart Centre Singapore

  • Other Supporting Organisations:
    NUH

    National University Hospital


  • NG Teng FOng

    Ng Teng Fong General Hospital


  • SIM Uni

     SIM University


  • SGH

    Singapore General Hospital


  • TTSH

    Tan Tock Seng Hospital