On Thursday, October 6, 2016, the panel, which was held in partnership with the Association of Social Workers and our department, focused on the “Global Trends of the Social Work Profession”.

Bülent KARAKUŞ, chairman of the Social Services Experts Association, held the chairmanship of the panel held at Ankara University’s European Communities Research and Application Center (ATAUM). Prof.Dr. Veli DUYAN (Chairman, Social Work Department Faculty of Health Sciences, Ankara University) gave a speech titled “Global Changes and its Effects on Social Work”. After Duyan’s speech, Prof.Dr. Hakan ACAR (Chairman, Department of Social Work, Kocaeli University & Chairman of Social Workers’ Schools Association and member of EASSW Board) made his presentation on “Social Work Education in Turkey in the light of International Principles”. The Secretary General of the International Federation of Social Workers’ Specialists, Rory Truell spoke on “Global Aspects of the Social Care Profession”.

At the end of the panel, which had a high level of participation, the speakers are presented a plaque.