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The MASW 2010 AGM

posted Jul 26, 2010, 12:42 PM by Clayton Mercieca   [ updated Oct 6, 2010, 11:19 AM by Maltese Association of Social Workers ]
To: Professional and Student MASW Members,
Hope you are all keeping well!
The MASW would like to announce that the Annual General Meeting of the Association is going to be held  on the 20th October 2010 at 5.30pm, at The Professional Centre of the Malta Professional Bodies, Sliema Road, Gzira (opposite Gzira primary school). Minutes of last year's AGM are being attached for approval during the AGM.
The Draft Agenda of the AGM is as follows:
5.30pm Welcome and Refreshments
5.45pm Guest Speaker, Ms Christine Sullivan, "The caring professions – one of the most hazardous professions – a psychodynamic understanding".*
Christiane Sullivan is a warranted Health Psychologist and an EAP registered Psychotherapist.  She has been working in private practice for the last twelve years and supervises professionals coming from the counselling and psychology field, as well as students in training. She lecturers part-time both with the Department of Psychology and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Malta. She has an interest in depth psychology and uses psychodynamic thinking to understand  somatic expressions both in the client and in the therapist.
* CPD certificates will be awarded for those who attend.
6.15pm Approval of AGM 2009 Minutes
6.30pm Presentation of Administrative and Financial Reports 2009/10
6.45pm Break.
7.00pm Evaluation of Past Year and Work Priorities for the Coming Year
7.30pm Proposed amendments to the Statute
7.45pm Elections
8.15pm Closure

This year four vacancies for members to be elected on the MASW Executive Committee have arisen. The MASW would like to invite you to submit your nominations to the Association and will be accepted up to the date of the AGM (nomination form attached). So far the nominees are:

  • Colette Farrugia Bennet
  • David Castillo
  • David Callaby Florida
During Annual General Meetings, amendments to the MASW statute can be made, therefore anyone who would like submit proposals to the MASW statute is kindly requested to do so in advance as per the MASW statute (attached).
MASW would like to encourage those members who have not yet paid up their membership to do so. Membership forms can be downloaded Membership applications will also be accepted on the day of the AGM.
Should you need any further clarifications, do not hesitate to contact us.
It would be appreciated if you could confirm your attendance for the AGM.
Graziana Sciberras
Secretary and Events Coordinator