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The Twelfth International Conference of Social Work

The Twelfth International Conference of Social Work 'Social Progress Through Social Planning-The Role of Social Work' Nearly 2000 delegates from 66 countries learning. Participation stimulates feelings of attended the Twelfth International Conference identification with the diverse, and yet, remark­ of Social Work, in Athens, from September ably, unified field of social welfare, which must 13th to 19th, 1964. The Australian delegation, be as valuable for the members of the massive arranged by the Australian Council of Social U.S. delegation as for the one man delegation Service, and led by Mr Leon Stubbings, Sec­ from Uruguay. It challenges, one hopes, some retary General of the Australian Red Cross tendencies to parochial thinking, and gives Society, had 17 members, all of whom took part impetus, one can be sure, to grappling with solu­ in commissions or study groups. tions to problems common to many different A prodigious feat of organization was settings and places. Not least, such a conference achieved by the organizers and others in the demonstrates to all who will take notice the host country. There were 5 Plenary and' 13 importance of the problems and the concern General Meetings, 5 Commissions, II Study and determination of individual workers and Groups, 10 meetings of international organiza­ http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Australian Journal of Social Work Taylor & Francis

The Twelfth International Conference of Social Work

Australian Journal of Social Work , Volume 18 (1): 1 – May 1, 1965

The Twelfth International Conference of Social Work

Abstract

'Social Progress Through Social Planning-The Role of Social Work' Nearly 2000 delegates from 66 countries learning. Participation stimulates feelings of attended the Twelfth International Conference identification with the diverse, and yet, remark­ of Social Work, in Athens, from September ably, unified field of social welfare, which must 13th to 19th, 1964. The Australian delegation, be as valuable for the members of the massive arranged by the Australian Council of Social U.S....
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Taylor & Francis
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0004-9565
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10.1080/03124076508522543
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Abstract

'Social Progress Through Social Planning-The Role of Social Work' Nearly 2000 delegates from 66 countries learning. Participation stimulates feelings of attended the Twelfth International Conference identification with the diverse, and yet, remark­ of Social Work, in Athens, from September ably, unified field of social welfare, which must 13th to 19th, 1964. The Australian delegation, be as valuable for the members of the massive arranged by the Australian Council of Social U.S. delegation as for the one man delegation Service, and led by Mr Leon Stubbings, Sec­ from Uruguay. It challenges, one hopes, some retary General of the Australian Red Cross tendencies to parochial thinking, and gives Society, had 17 members, all of whom took part impetus, one can be sure, to grappling with solu­ in commissions or study groups. tions to problems common to many different A prodigious feat of organization was settings and places. Not least, such a conference achieved by the organizers and others in the demonstrates to all who will take notice the host country. There were 5 Plenary and' 13 importance of the problems and the concern General Meetings, 5 Commissions, II Study and determination of individual workers and Groups, 10 meetings of international organiza­

Journal

Australian Journal of Social WorkTaylor & Francis

Published: May 1, 1965

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