Another Week Beyond – 1905

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Dear Friends, We all know that when a decision must be made, it is best that everyone who has a stake in its outcome is part of the decision-making process.  Not that everyone has a right to decide but everyone has a right to inform the decision. What happens then if the one who will be most affected by the …

Social workers need to work with neighbours too

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I thank Mr. Kwan Jin Yao for his thoughtful comments with reference to his response “Social services don’t necessarily replace support networks; Jan 12” (A response  to a Straits Times opinion piece by Mr Gerard Ee – Link below) A community development approach by no means seeks to undermine the good work that is done by social workers. However, the …