Qatar Foundation For Social Work Reactivates Social Work Culture Workshops


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Doha, Qatar: Qatar Foundation for Social Work recently concluded several awareness and educational workshops to introduce its employees to the Social Work Culture project, which was adopted by the foundation in 2017 and is considered one of the core objectives of the foundation in developing personal and professional capacities of all its employees.

The Social Work Culture project aims to encourage all employees of the foundation and its affiliated centres to learn about the essential principles of work, to enhance their ability to face challenges in achieving the lofty humanitarian social mission objectives in the long term, and to discover the common core values and principles among the foundation's centres.

The foundation presented the workshops to enhance the shared core values of the social work culture, which included explanations of the following concepts:“Servant leadership, effective communication, professional and social responsibility, the spirit of teamwork, continuous development, innovation, professional and social empowerment.”

Rashed Al Naimi, acting CEO of the foundation, said the foundation is keen to develop plans and programmes capable of meeting the educational and developmental needs of employees working with various categories, whether for citizens or residents, taking into account the specificities of each category, noting the importance of communication as the main axis of social work to deepen relations with the beneficiaries of the Foundation's services.

He also emphasised the foundation's interest in establishing the essential pillars for building a civil society with a clear ability for continuous development and raising the efficiency and quality of the services provided by the foundation, aiming to deepen the interaction bridges with families, the community, and target groups.

The workshops included several interactive activities, exercises, and competitions in which the employees participated enthusiastically and expressed the importance of these workshops as they carry deep meanings directly related to their social work. Additionally, the workshops were enjoyable, refreshing, and different from the traditional character of awareness and educational workshops. Several participating employees mentioned that the workshop was diverse and that the topics discussed were important to them because they focused on the culture of social work and developing the skills of employees working in this field.

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