Tag: Social Work

UG providing free 24-hour support hotlines

UG providing free 24-hour support hotlines

Nateshia Isaacs Nateshia Isaacs- April 30, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, April 30, 2020 The University of Guyana (UG) has instituted a 24-hour support hotline free of cost, ... Read More

Social workers to bring their ‘A’ game

Social workers to bring their ‘A’ game

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 20, 2019

– modern enhanced standardisation to optimise performance of social workers –  initiative to regularise social work practice in Guyana – ... Read More

Raising awareness through advocacy and the arts

Raising awareness through advocacy and the arts

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 22, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, April 22, 2018 Using her acumen to achieve her dreams, 17-year-old Marissa Foster, an aspiring social worker ... Read More

Not enough education welfare officers-system dependent on teacher support – Chief Welfare Officer

Not enough education welfare officers-system dependent on teacher support – Chief Welfare Officer

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 26, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Monday, September 26, 2016 There are exactly 41 Education Welfare Officers, providing information, advice, guidance and support to ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.