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JASW in the News

The Gleaner

“The money really isn’t there, because we have not listened enough to the social workers, and we have fundamentally misconceived the things that lead to the very problems we are talking about. Nobody is born a serial killer,” he said, noting that the Government has for years failed to pump resources into social work in Jamaica." 

Give Social Work Due Respect

"A lack of appreciation or recognition of the value of social work is frustrating hundreds of persons trained in the field as they find it hard to land jobs locally..."

Social Workers Could Improve Outcomes In Businesses, Schools

Jamaica Observer

"In the last 10 years, the number of people enrolling in social work programmes has significantly increased on the island. What this says to me is that there is a growing demand for professional training within the field of social intervention. It also speaks to the immediate need that exists for these interventions to be implemented in Jamaican society..."

Social work: A profession worth celebrating

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Jamaica Association of Social Workers

University of the West Indies

Social Welfare Training Centre

Mona, Kingston Jamaica

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