Strengthening Social Welfare Human Resource Certification, Ministry of Social Affairs Collaborates with Universities
KUTA (October 8th, 2019) - The Ministry of Social Affairs is aware of the importance of establishing professional social welfare human resources. One of the steps taken is to set professional standards through competency certification.
Minister of Social Affairs Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita supports all efforts by the Ministry of Social Affairs to improve the professionalism of social welfare human resources. Although, increasing the capabilities and qualities of social welfare human resources is not an easy work.
"The efforts that have been done by the Ministry of Social Affairs to encourage the process and stages of improving the quality of social welfare human resources will continue to work through collaboration with related parties and partners," said Head of the Social Research and Extension Education Agency, Syahabuddin, in his remarks at "Certification Coordination Meeting with University of Social Welfare Department" throughout Indonesia , in Kuta, Bali, Tuesday (8/10).
The Head of the Social Workers Development Center on Profession of Social Worker and Social Counselor Tati Nugrahati also attended the event. Then, as speaker there were also Dr. Sonny Harry B. Harmadi Mm as Deputy for the Coordinator of Community Empowerment, Villages and PMK Coordinating Areas, Prof. drh. Aris Junaidi, Ph.d, as Director of Quality Assurance, Ministry of Research and Technology of Higher Education, and Ir. Adi Junjunan Mustafa, M.Sc, as the Head of Division. Performance Planning and Budgeting Secretariat Deputy Human Resources Apparatus, Ministry of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reforms of the Republic of Indonesia. Also present the Expert Staff of the Minister for Law and Supervision, Febri Hendri.
There were also the Special Staff of the Minister for Social Welfare Technology Harry Z. Soeratin, Inspector General of the Ministry of Social Affairs Dadang Iskandar, and the Head of Law Bureau Sanusi.
Syahabuddin stated that the coordination meeting was a series of processes to realize the mechanism for implementing the certification competency test for human resources for social welfare organizers. "This activity is to support the process of implementing competency tests, as well as answer issues and competencies that must be possessed for social welfare organizers," he said.
He added, the application of standardization in the practice of social work is absolutely carried out as a profession. This program is more directed at standardizing the competencies and qualifications of human resources for social welfare organizer.