[SWADCAP Online Course]_Course Description

Per Republic Act 7160 of 1991 (Local Government Code) the Department of Social Welfare and Development DSWD) devolved basic social services at the Local Government Units through the Local Social Welfare Development Office (LSWDO). DSWD transferred at the level of  City/Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (C/MSWDO) the following Social Welfare and Development (SWD) programs: a. Self-Employments Assistance; b. Family and Community Welfare Programs (e.g. Parent Effectiveness, Marriage Counselling and others); c. Women Welfare Program (e.g. Maternal and Child Skills Development and others); d. Emergency Assistance Program (e.g. Crisis Intervention, Food for Work and others); e. Programs for Disabled Persons and Elderly (e.g. Assistance for Physical Restoration, Special Social Services for the elderly and others and others. The Disaster Relief Assistance was transferred to the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO). The delivery of social service at the level of the LGU has vital contribution at the national level. The Local Social Welfare and Development Officer as part of the LGUs  must be competent to deliver the SWD programs and services to their targets clients according to set standards.

At the end of the activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the results of the Capacity Needs Assessment 2017 as  context of this Learning and Development Intervention to address challenges in managing SWD programs

  • Identify areas of the National Development Plan and LGU- Comprehensive Development Plan as basis for managing of LGU-SWD programs

  • Articulate the fundamentals of program management as guide in performing the functions of manager of LGU-SWD programs

  • Demonstrate knowledge and skills using program management tools in preparing a program plan for LGU- SWD programs

  • Formulate a Re-entry Action Plan to practice/apply knowledge and skills gained in managing of SWD programs

[SWADCAP Online Course]_Target Participants

Target participants are Local Social Welfare and Development Officers from identified regions (I, II, III and CAR). Among the target participants are the following:

  • City Social Welfare and Development Officer

  • Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer

  • Social Welfare Officers of the Local Government Units

[SWADCAP Online Course]_Course Content

To achieve the objectives the following modules will be discussed

Module 1 – National and Local Plans

This module establish the relationship of the National Plan of the government to LGU-Comprehensive Development Plan as guide in planning a responsive Social Welfare and Development Plan at the Local Level.

Module 2 – Program Management

It is an introductory module on the concepts of program management. This also covers the LSWDO as a program manager who is a change agent and a leader who know where the SWD programs be going to be responsive to the needs of the poor.

Module 3 – Phases of Program Management

In this module the participants will have an experience to use tools of  program management in each phase in order to develop a program plan of LGU-SWD program. Identify deliverables in every phases and appropriate strategy to produce efficient and effective results.

Module 4 – Re-entry Plan

Participants will prepare their respective Re-entry Plans on how they will apply or practice their gained knowledge and skills in their present work to improve delivery of services.

[SWADCAP Online Course]_Terms of Agreement

REGISTRATION AND CANCELLATION POLICIES

Please be informed that slots for this Learning and Development Intervention is limited.  Participants who registered but failed to attend will NOT be prioritized in the succeeding LDIs of the Social Welfare Institutional Development Bureau. An official communication signed by the LCE shall be endorsed to SWIDB justifying non-appearance.

Furthermore, any changes from the approved registration such as cancellation shall be officially communicated to SWIDB ten (10) working days before the set schedule. Failure to communicate such changes will incur logistical concerns (e.g. expenses, participant’s accommodation etc.)

Kindly fill-out the attached CONFIRMATION SLIP as part of SWIDB’s registration requirements to be signed by your Local Chief Executive. The confirmation slip must be uploaded (scanned or clear photo) in the online registration for you to be registered.

WAITLISTING

Slots for the activity are limited. Registered participants who are not included in the target areas (region/province) listed above will automatically be categorized as “Waitlisted”. Priority will be given to the target participants for this training.

CHECK-IN/CHECK-OUT

SWADCAP check-in time is from 2:00pm onwards. Early check-in cannot be guaranteed and will be subject to availability of rooms and confirmation of the front office staff. Check out is at 12:00 P.M. Late check-out can be arranged, but will be subject to availability of rooms and will be charged in excess based on the room provision of the activity.

Please note that a valid ID will be required at check-in and a copy will be retained on file.