Dr. Adnan bin Nuri Al-Harbi, the Dean of the College of Social Sciences, received a book entitled, "Al-Mumarasah Al-Ammah Ma`a Al-Wihdat Al-Sughra … Al-Fard Wa Al-Usrah [General Practice with the Small Units of Society ... the Individual and the Family]". This was during his meeting with the author of the book, Dr. Ahmad bin Muhammad Awad, a member of the academic staff at the Department of Social Services, in His Excellency's Office at the University Campus in Al-Abdiyyah.
Dr. Adnan Al-Harbi expressed his appreciation of the support and attention given by His Excellency Prof. Abdullah bin Omar Bafail, the President of Umm Al-Qura University, to the scientific research and educational outputs. He pointed out that the college seeks, through its academic and research mission and its social responsibility, to enhance its outputs in scientific research, following the directives of the Ministry of Education and according to the vision of the Kingdom 2030. This is in order to serve the nation and society in media, social, and humanitarian aspects.
The Dean of the College of Social Sciences urged the academic staff members to present ideas and initiatives in line with the college's plan, which is compatible with the university's strategies and the national transformation plans 2020. He wished more success and progress to the author of the book.
The author of the book, Dr. Ahmad Awad, reviewed the content of his work, which includes the latest trend in social services, pointing out that the book deals with all the needs of the social worker to practice his daily work properly, including the processes of association, gathering information, assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, as well as termination, follow-up, and professional registration. He stressed that the book is supported by a number of models and examples included in the case file.