On May 21st 2018, An Giang University in collaboration with West Virginia University (WVU), USA organised the Opening Ceremony of the The 13th annual training workshop on Social Work and Community Health Services.

The workshop is to provide the participants with research outcomes in Social Work and Community Health Services and skills to practice community health services for staff, and students of An Giang University, social workers and officials from non-governmental organisations.

Attending the ceremony were Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang – Rector of An Giang University, Prof. Neal Newfield, Prof. Susan Newfield, and Prof. James Kein –WVU experts in social work and community health services, Mr. Tran Anh Ngoc – An Giang Union of Friendship Organisations, Mr Huynh Huy Hoang – Vice Director of An Giang Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, representatives from An Giang Provincial Departments, and over 100 lecturers and students.

Đại biểu tham dự lễ khai mạc Hội thảo

The delegates at the Opening Ceremony

In his opening speech, Rector Vo Van Thang sincerely thanked WVU representatives, especially Prof. Neal Newfield, Prof. Susan Newfield for their support in organising the workshop. The workshop marked the long-lasting partnership of the two institutions with useful training programs in social work for many participants in the past 12 years.

PGS,TS. Võ Văn Thắng – Hiệu trưởng Trường ĐHAG phát biểu khai mạc Hội thảo

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vo Van Thang – Rector of An Giang University presented his opening speech

GS. Neal Newfield gửi lời cảm ơn sự quan tâm, tạo điều kiện của UBND Tỉnh An Giang, Trường ĐHAG trong công tác tổ chức Hội thảo

Prof. Neal Newfield thanked the People’s Committee of An Giang Province and An Giang University for their support in holding the training workshop

This year training workshop will last from 21/5 to 6/6/2018 with such interesting topics such as (1) Approaching traumatic stress disorder, (2) Listening to the youth’s voices, (3) Innovations in daily life and persistence, (4) Healing strategies, (5) Issues in Awareness – Behaviours, (6) The Practice of Mindfulness

Hiệu trưởng Võ Văn Thắng tặng hoa cảm ơn ĐH West Virginia và tổ chức Vòng tay Thái Bình (đơn vị tài trợ của Hội thảo)

Rector Vo Van Thang presented the flowers to WVU and Pacific Links Foundations representatives (sponsor)

Hiệu trưởng Võ Văn Thắng tặng quà lưu niệm cho các giáo sư và sinh viên của ĐH West Virginia

Rector Vo Van Thang presented the gifts to WVU professors and students

GS. Neal Newfield tặng quà cảm ơn Hiệu trưởng Võ Văn Thắng

Prof. Neal Newfield presented the gifts to Rector Vo Van Thang

GS. Neal Newfield tặng quà lưu niệm cho quý đại biểu tham dự

Prof. Neal Newfield presented the souvenirs to the participants

Sinh viên của ĐH West Virginia mang đến những món quà nhỏ xinh gửi tặng sinh viên ĐHAG

WVU students offered their gifts to AGU students

Mọi người cùng chụp ảnh lưu niệm tại Hội thảo

Group photo of the delegates and participants

ThS. James Keim – chuyên gia Fulbright Việt Nam chia sẻ với mọi người về cách thức tiếp cận các chấn thương tâm lý

Mr. James Keim –Fulbright Specialist in Vietnam introduced the strategies to approach Traumatic Stress Disorder

Anh Thu – An Giang University Library

Translated by Chi Do Na

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