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Mary Lou L. Alcid

posted Oct 9, 2014, 1:04 AM by Advancement Alumni Affairs Office
Mary Lou L. Alcid
Degree and Year graduated: M.Sc. In 1982
Division: Human Settlements and Development

Professional Experience
Associate Professor and Coordinator, Field Instruction Program, Department of Social Work, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

Professional Contributions to the Field of Development Practice 
Chairperson,  Technical Committee in Social Work, Commission on Higher Education (CHEd)
Member, Technical Panel on the Social Sciences and Communication (CHEd)
Representative for Academe, Multi-Sectoral Governance Coalition, Department of Social Welfare and Development
Member, Board of Directors, National Assoc. for Social Work Education Inc. (NASWEI) 
President, NASWEI   (November 2008- November 2012)
Convenor, establishment and drafting of the Terms of Reference,  Philippine Social Work Consortium  (2011)
Chair, Preparatory Committee for the Establishment of the ASEAN Social Work Consortium, Manila (2010)
Chair, Philippine Organizing Committee, First ASEAN Social Work Consortium Conference, Manila

Contributed a chapter “ Social Workers, Resistance and Martial Law in the Philippines: A View from Below” to the book  Subversive Action: Extra Legal Practices for Social Justices edited by Deena Mandell and Nilan Yu, to be published in December 2014 by the Wilfrid Laurier University Press
Trainers’ Manual on Gender Responsive Management  of Cases of Violence Against Women, commissioned work by the Department of Social Welfare and Devt, 2013
International Proceedings: Proceedings of the “International Definition of Social Work Review”, a symposium held on July 2011 during the  Asia-Pacific Conference on Social Work and Social Development, Tokyo, Japan
“Social Work Education in the Philippines: Innovations and Challenges”, paper presented during the “Second International Seminar on Social Work Practice and Education” held in Bangkok on November 2012.