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Lourdes G. Balanon

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Education

  • University College of Swansea, University of Wales, Wales, United Kingdom (July 1980)
    Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Management of Social Services (Economics)
  • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City (Completed all academic requirements in September 1978)
    Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City (April 1961)
    Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare

Civil Service Eligibility

  • Career Executive Service Officer I – conferred by the Career Executive Service Board
  • Registered Social Worker - First Social Work Board Licensure Examination in May 1966 given by the Professional Regulations Commission (First Place -90.59%)

Fellowship, Scholarships and Awards Received

  • 2009 -- Certificate of Appreciation from Coalition of Services for the Elderly, November, 29, 2009

    2005 -- Certificate of Commendation from the Embassy of Japan, Manila, November 25, 2005
  • 2005 -- Certificate of Recognition from the Department of Social Welfare & Development October, 2005
  • 2005 -- Award of Recognition from the Department of Social Welfare & Development, September, 2005
  • 2005 -- Award of Recognition from the Philippine Inter-Country Adoption Board, August 2005
  • 2004 -- Outstanding Professional in the Field of Social Work warded by the Professional Regulations Commission on June 22, 2004, Manila
  • 2003 -- Outstanding Social Worker in Child Welfare, Philippine Association of Social Workers, Inc. 27 November 2003, Manila
  • Paglilingkod Bayan, Natatanging Bayaning Mamamayan ng Lungsod ng San Jose Del Monte (Outstanding Citizen of San Jose Del Monte City for Community Service) from City Government of the City of San Jose Del Monte, 10 September 2003

    Colombo Plan British Council Scholarship at the University of Swansea, University of Wales, United Kingdom, September 21, 1978 to December 10, 1979
  • Award of Merit from the Civil Service Commission given in September 1971
  • Entrance and University Scholar at the University of the Philippines for two semesters (1957 to 1961)
  • National Science Development Board Scholarship at the San Carlos University, Cebu City from May 12-June 28, 1960

Articles Published

  • Author, Case Management for Poor Households: A Manual for Social Workers, Department of Social Workers, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Quezon City, 2011.
  • Co-Author, Management Manual for the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs and Senior Citizens Organization, Development Academy of the Philippines, Pasig City, 2008.
  • “Social Worker in focus: Living the Philosophy of the Profession,” Proceedings of the 2004 National Convention of the Philippine Association of Social Workers Inc., Quezon City, 2005
  • “Children’s Rights: A Social Work Concern,” St. Joseph College Research Journal.  Vol. IX No. 1, Quezon City, June 2001.
  • “Child Care and Placement”, Philippine Encyclopedia on Social Work 2000 Edition. Volume 1, Quezon City, 2000, pp 8-17
  • “Child Abuse in the Philippines: A Situationer, “Lifeline, FMA Philippines, Manila, December 1998. pp 22-32
  • “Child Abuse in the Philippines: A Situationer,” Philippine Journal of Social Work, Philippine Association of Social Workers, Quezon City, Vol. 1, 1998 pp 25-33
  • “Protecting Children’s Rights Through the Hague Convention on the Protection of Children and International Cooperation in Respect of Inter-country Adoption” Legal Aspects of Inter-country Adoption, University of the Philippines Law Center, Quezon City, 1997 pp1-16
  • “A Child’s Journey Across International Frontiers: The Asian Experience” Children on the Move by Jaap Dock, et al Martinus Nijhoff Publishers: The Hague, The Netherlands, 1996 pp 123-131
  • “Protecting Filipino Children from Abuse and Exploitation: Strategies for Action: Proceedings of the First Asian Conference on Child Exploitation and Abuse, International Society for the Prevention of child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN), Calcutta, India, July 1992, pp. 125-134
  • “Protecting Children’s Rights Through Adoption “Ugnayan, official publication of the Council for the Welfare of Children, Vol. II No. 1 and 2 January-June 1990.
  • “Foreign Adoption: Issues and Opportunities” Child Welfare Journal of the Child Welfare League of America, Vol. I XVIII, No. 2 March-April 1989, pp. 241-253
  • Adoption Under the New Family Code’ DSWD Digest, first quarter 1988
  • Adoption of Filipino Children in foreign Countries” Social Work Journal of the Philippine Association of Social Workers, Vol. No. 1 and 2, 1983
  • “Family Welfare Services” Philippine Social Work Encyclopedia, PASW, DSSD, Manila 1971
  • Family Planning Services “ Newsletter of the School of Social Work Association of th Philippines, 1974

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