Children, Seniors and Social Development Health and Community Services
March 27, 2017

Media Advisory: Minister Gambin-Walsh to Address Students at Pledge of Professionalism Ceremony

The Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development, will speak at Memorial University’s School of Social Work Third Annual Pledge of Professionalism Ceremony on Monday, March 27, at 6:00 p.m. The ceremony will take place in the Main Auditorium of the Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s.

Minister Gambin-Walsh will be joined at the ceremony by Bernard Davis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services.

The Third Annual Bachelor of Social Work Pledge of Professionalism Ceremony is designed to mark the students’ entrance into the social work field and to instill a sense of the students’ ethical and professional responsibilities and obligations during both their educational process and professional lives. Students will take a Pledge of Professionalism, reaffirm the Canadian Association of Social Workers’ Code of Ethics and receive individualized name tags.

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Media contacts:

Krista Dalton
Children, Seniors and Social Development
709-729-3768, 685-6492
Emily Timmins
Health and Community Services
709-729-6986, 693-1292

2017 03 27                              10:45 a.m.