Simon Hamilton, Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety, today paid tribute to Northern Ireland’s social workers to recognise and celebrate excellence in social work practice, as part of World Social Work Day 2016.
The Minister said: “World Social Work Day provides the opportunity for the social work profession to promote the dignity and worth of people, both nationally and internationally.
“Social Workers are committed to working with children, families and communities to safeguard and protect their wellbeing.
“As Minister, I am proud of the valuable contribution that social workers make to improving the lives of many of our citizens every day.”
World Social Work Day is an annual occasion when social workers around the globe highlight their work and receive the recognition their invaluable contribution to society deserves. This year's theme is ‘Promoting the Dignity and Worth of Peoples.’
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