Accepted Abstracts

List of conference participants and the details

No Name Address Email ID Topic Oral or Poster

presentation

Remarks
1 Paul Ban Fellow, Department of Social Work, The University of Melbourne, c/-76 Berry Street

Clifton Hill, Victoria 3068, Australia

pzban@ozemail.com.au

 

Is the International Practice of Family Group Conferences Relevant to Bhutan?

 

Oral

 

Need to submit keywords
2 Ven. Pepiliyawala

Narada

 

Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies

University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 

pepiliyawalanarada@gmail.com

 

Elderly Care in a Buddhist Perspective as it is a Meritorious Deed for Ultimate Bliss Oral No biographical details
3 Karen Anderson

 

 

Practitioner Scholar, School of Arts and Humanities Edith Cowan University

270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027

karen.anderson@ecu.edu.au

 

Social Work and Palliative Care: Understanding Chronic Sorrow

 

 

Oral  
4 H.M.D SubodiniHerath Lecturer, School of Social Work, National Institute of Social Development ,No 488A, Nawala Road, Rajagiriya,  Sri Lanka darshika.herath7@gmail.com

 

Invisibility Within the Visibility: A Study on the Accessibility of Inclusive Education for Physically Disabled Secondary Level Children at Schools Oral  
5 Ugyen Tenzin Teacher,

Dorji Lingpa Foundation.

ugentenzin506@gmail.com

 

Understanding social work profession in Bhutanese context

 

Oral  
6 Muhammad ArshadAbbasi Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of the Punjab, Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore-Pakistan

 

arshad.dsw@pu.edu.pk

 

Social Work Field Education in Pakistan: Policies, Practices and Problems

 

 

 

Oral  
7 Matthew Jackman Monash University, Department of Social Work, 900 Dandenong Road, Caulfield, Melbourne, Australia

 

matt.jackman@monash.edu

 

From Personal Mental Distress to Political Global Mental Health Advocate: A Political Autoethnography on Transformational Recovery through Lived Experience and International Social Work Practice in 2018.

 

Oral  
8 Dr. Prateeti Barman Assistant Professor

Department of Social Work

Royal Global University

Guwahati, Assam, India

prateeti.barman@gmail.com Reproductive Health Rights and Social Work

 

Oral  
9 Dr. SonamPelden School of Arts & Humanities, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, WA 6027

 

s.pelden@ecu.edu.au Schools are providing a safe harbour and a sense of belonging to their students: Beginning to seek alternate stories to suicides

 

 

Oral  
 

10

Amrit Subba, &Sam Subba

 

Bhutan Sharing and Loving Youths (BSLY), Thimphu

 

subbaamrith@gmail.com

sammmsubba@gmail.com

 

The Spirit of Youth Volunteerism in Bhutan- A Case of Bhutan Sharing & Loving Youth (BSLY)

 

Oral Key ideas needed
11 Karen Anderson

 

 

Practitioner Scholar, School of Arts and Humanities Edith Cowan University

270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027

 

 

 

karen.anderson@ecu.edu.au

 

The Presence of Death, Loss and Grief when Supporting Others. A Reflection on Grief and Loss Counselling when the Counsellor is Dealing with those Issues in their Personal Life.

 

Oral  
12 Ven. SangabopuraAkhila MSW, B.A in Special (Buddhist Culture), Dip in Buddhist Counselling (BPU)

 

 

 

akhilathero@gmail.com

 

Social Work Intervention for Establishing Religious Harmony and Peace in Sri Lanka.

 

Oral  
13 Bhuvan Israni

 

Defense Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) bhuvan.israni02@gmail.com

 

SHOULD ORGANIZATIONS PROVIDE CONCESSIONS TO THEIR EMPLOYEES WHO HAVE

SPECIAL NEED CHILDREN?

Oral CV
14 Dr. Ganeshman Gurung Lecturer, Samtse College of Education Ggurung.sce@rub.edu.bt Social Work Initiatives at SCE Oral No biographical details
15 Vicki Banham Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027 v.banham@ecu.edu.au

 

The Right to be Listened to: Acknowledging the Child’s Voice in Family Court Processes Oral  
16 VenOmalpeSomananda Senior Lecturer (Community leadership), Department of Buddhist culture, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka,

 

somanandaomalpe@gmail.com

 

Effectiveness of Community Based Drinking Water Project: A Practicable Based Study

 

 

 

  Need to send biographical details
17 Kristin Diemer Senior Research Fellow and kNOwVAWdata course co-convenor, School of Health Sciences, 161 Barry St Level 6, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Australia, 3010

 

kdiemer@unimelb.edu.au

 

kNOwVAWdata: Improving National and Regional Capacities to Measure and Monitor Violence against Women in Asia and the Pacific

 

Oral  
18 Akimoto, T

Fujimori, Y

Gohori, J

Matsuo, K

ARIISW, Shukutoku, University Japan josef@soc.shukutoku.ac.jp Exploring Buddhist Social Work: Outline of the Joint Research Project

 

Oral Keywords and biographical details required.
19 Karen Anderson

 

 

Practitioner Scholar, School of Arts and Humanities Edith Cowan University

270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, Western Australia 6027

 

karen.anderson@ecu.edu.au

 

Principles of Practice when Providing Psychosocial Care in Palliative Care Settings.

 

Oral  
20 Percy, I. D.

 

 

Mental Health Social Worker, Private Practice, 544 William Street, Mt Lawley, Western Australia 6050

 

 

narrativetherapy@hotmail.com

 

Mindfulness in Bhutan and Australia: Implications for Social Work Practice

 

Oral  
21 Natalie Long Curtin University (Sessional) 10/10 Roebuck Drive, Salter Point, Western Australia 6152

 

Natlong48@gmail.com

 

International Social Work Fieldwork: Australian Social Work Student Placements in Nepal

 

Oral  
22 Muhammad Ibrar

 

 

Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, University of Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

 

ibrarsworker@uop.edu.pk Suicidal Ideation among the Youth in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

 

Oral Need to send the biographical
23 YesheyKhandu

 

Chief Program Officer, Department of Occupational Standards, Ministry of Labour& Human Resources, PO Box: 1036, Thongsel Lam, Lower Motithang, Thimphu, Bhutan

 

yesheykw@gmail.com / ykhandu@molhr.gov.bt

 

Design Thinking as an Empathetic Approach to Improving Social Service: The Kolkata Patient Referral Experience from Bhutan.

 

Oral  
24 Gunrathne, L.U.

 

Jayawardana, B.H.

 

Lecturer, National Institute of Social Development,

PhD Candidate, Western Sydney University Australia

 

hithaishi84@gmail.com A Study on Effectiveness of localized Community Work Models in Sri Lanka

 

Oral Need to send the biographical
25 Julie Dickinson Social Worker, Private Practice, 4/254 Rokeby Rd. Subiaco, Western Australia 6008

 

 

jidickin@iinet.net.au

 

Social work beginnings in Bhutan

 

Oral Need to send us Keywords
26 J. Thatparan Sri Lanka jthatparan@gmail.com Capacitating Initiatives in Order to Achieve Better Prevention of and Response to Violence against Children Oral Contact add required
27 Sajjad Hussain.

 

Lecturer, Department of Social Work, University of MalakandChakdara, Dir (Lower), Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

 

sajjad.hussain@uom.edu.pk

 

Social Work and Community Based Disaster Risk Management in Pakistan

 

 

 

Oral  
28 Dr.RoseNembiakkim Director School of social work, Room no: 05, Section H, Block 15, Indira Gandhi National Open University

 

rosenembiakkim@ignou.ac.in

 

Social work intervention with Tribal women: A public health concern

 

Oral  
29 Saumya

 

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work,Block 15, Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),New Delhi-110068,India

 

saumya@ignou.ac.in

 

Research in Social Work: Trends and Perspectives

 

Oral  
30 Chris Trotter Monash University ,1(B) Littlewood St  Hampton, Vic 3188 Australia

 

 

 

Christopher.trotter@monash.edu

 

Effective Social Work with Involuntary Clients

 

 

Oral  
31 Fiona McDermott Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Social Work, School of Primary & Allied Health Care, Faculty of Medicine Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University PO Box 197 Caulfield East VIC 3145, Australia

 

fiona.mcdermott@monash.eduph

 

Writing up research for publication

 

Oral  
32 Mehwish Maria UNICEF Pakistan mehwishmaria@gmail.com Social work in South Asia and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

 

Oral  
33 TashiDendup Human Resource Audit Division, RCSC

 

tashidendup94@gmail.com

 

Community Volunteerism among Youth-led Groups under Young Bhutan Network, Thimphu

 

Oral  
34 Dr. SonamPelden

 

Ms. TashiPelzom

 

School of Arts & Humanities, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, WA 6027

 

s.pelden@ecu.edu.au

 

Pioneering Supervision training for school guidance counsellors in Bhutan: reflections and lessons for the field.

 

 

Oral  
35 Aravind Unni

 

Thematic Lead – Urban Poverty Reduction, Indo-Global Social Service Society (IGSSS), New Delhi

 

aravind@igsss.net Street Vending in the “Smart” City: The case of the Smart City Mission, Street Vendors’ Rights and Implications for Social Work Practice

 

Oral  
36 Dr.Sayantani

Guin

Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, Room No. 7, Section H, Block 15, Indira Gandhi National Open University, MaidanGarhi, New Delhi: 110068   sayantaniguin@ignou.ac.in

 

Experiences of BSW learners at IGNOU

 

 

Oral  
37 Rinchen Wangmo

 

Teacher, Phuntshopelri Primary School, Samtse, Bhutan wrinky92@gmail.com

 

De-Suung and Volunteerism: My Engagement, Experience and Learning

 

 

Oral  
38 Joseph Riamei

 

TISS Guwahati, India

 

josephtiss@gmail.com

 

Social Work Education: Challenges and Concern in North East India

 

Oral No biographical details

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Note: All the selected participants are required to make a 15 minutes power point presentation and send to conference.sce@rub.edu.bt via email, latest by 20th April, 2019.