SGPP attends JSWAP Convention 2018

Sangguniang Gabay ng Panlipunang Paglilingkod (SGPP) of St. Bridget College members actively participated on annual 3-day Junior Social Workers’ Association of the Philippines (JSWAP) CALABARZON-MIMAROPA Chapter (JSWAP CMC) Convention held at Freedom Eco-Park in Boac, Marinduque, Feb. 1-3.

The purpose of the convention is to empower and unify students in enhancing full potential of each member towards the development of their professional competence in the Social Work Practice.

Several activities were conducted whereas SGPP representatives Azeah Alcaraz, Ven Micole Atayde and Janela Hainto, all BSSW 3, grabbed 4th place in Quiz Bee. Meanwhile, Siegfred Ian M. Magpile, BSSW3 hailed the crown for Next Tough Model.

Other highlights of the events were forums highlighting Gender Sensitivity Education, problems and struggles of JSWAP, and Extra Judicial Killings. The event was also strengthened by some prepared team-building activities.

JSWAP proposed a constitution and bylaws and was ratified after earning the perfect vote from all of the member schools, followed by the election of new set of officers wherein Kimberly E. Cruz was elected as CALABARZON Vice-President and Janela Hainto as Secretary of the said organization.

Mrs. Anielyn Afable, Social Work Program Chairperson and Ms. Monica Abaya, LIFE Moderator served as the coaches and counselors of the participants.

The activity was participated by social work students from Region IV-A and B, such as Sacred Heart College of Lucena, Occidental Mindoro State Colleges of Occidental Mindoro, St. Mary Magdalene Colleges of Laguna, Palawan State University, Remnant Philippine Colleges, Western Philippine University of Palawan, and Imus Institute of Science and Technology of Cavite.

Marinduque State College hosted this year’s convention.