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WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY – Third Tuesday in March

WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY – Third Tuesday in March

WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY

World Social Work Day on The third Tuesday in March recognizes the hard work and dedication of social workers. A global organization of social workers come together for social justice, human rights and social development all through the promotion of best practices in social work.

Social workers serve many rolees in their communities. They asses their clients needs and challenges. As advocates, they speak for their clients, getting them access to the resources they need to improve their lives. Social workers also respond to crisis situations.

They work in many settings, too. Social workers find positions in medical facilities, child welfare and human service agencies, and schools. They can also work in education, teaching new social workers.

Each year, the observance promotes a specific theme. Visit the International Federation of Social Workers website for the latest information and themes.

HOW TO OBSERVE #WSWD

Be sure to give a shout out to social workers in your community. If you’re a social worker, share your experience. Attend a job fair and encourage future social workers. If you’re interested in becoming a social worker, learn more about their educational path. 

To find out more visit ifsw.org. And use #WSWD on all your social media posts throughout this day.

WORLD SOCIAL WORK DAY HISTORY

The International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) promotes World Social Work Day. Since 1983, The IFSW, an international, non-governmental organization of social workers has joined with other organizations to facilitate international cooperation, and recognize the accomplishments and contributions of social workers around the globe.

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DATES
17 March 2020
16 March 2021
15 March 2022
21 March 2023
19 March 2024
18 March 2025
17 March 2026
16 March 2027
21 March 2028
13 March 2029

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