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CASWE-ACFTS Board of Directors Endorses a Statement of Complicity and Commits to Change

The Board of Directors of CASWE-ACFTS has committed to ensuring that social work education in Canada contributes to transforming Canada’s colonial reality Ottawa. June 26th, 2017. “This is an important step in engaging social work education in the reconciliation process and supporting the Truth and Reconciliation Calls to Action” affirms CASWE-ACFTS President, Dr. Susan Cadell […]

CRSP new issue: Canadian Review of Social Policy / Revue Canadienne De Politique Sociale Issue 76

Canadian Review of Social Policy / Revue Canadienne De Politique Sociale Issue 76 Editorial by Wendy McKeen. Articles: Motherhood and Unemployment: Intersectional Experiences from Canada, by Dr. Leslie J. Nichols Limited and Limiting Conversations about the Poor: Elizabethan Prescriptions to Poverty in the Canadian Press, by Dr. Robert Harding, University of the Fraser Valley L’engagement […]

10th Annual Critical Social Work Research Symposium -- April 21 -- Subversive Action: Re(Visioning) Social Justice “Work” in Social Work

Organized by the School of Social Work at York University, the Critical Social Work and Social Justice Research Symposium aims to foster critical education, research and practice in relation to critical social work and social transformation in order to promote contemporary, historical, social, political and economical context, both locally and globally. Symposium Date: April 21, […]

School of Social Work collaborates with community to run workshop series

A four-part community conversation series designed to engage the local community on topics of emotional well-being will continue on April 18 with “Moving Towards Resilience: An Interactive Workshop with Les DanceSours.” The series, developed and facilitated by York University’s School of Social Work, Access Alliance, the Black Creek Community Collaborative and the York University TD […]

Undergraduate Research Fair 2017 BSW Students Won 2nd Place.

This poster is based on a group research project that the following Third Year BSW students did in Dr. Atsuko Matsuoka's AP/SOWK3070 class: Ami Leung, Shandelee Jones,Marina Kudrow, Nosipho Mabuza, and Ritika Trikha. The poster illustrates the findings of our research project done for Dr. Atsuko Matsuoka's Foundations of Social Work Research class (AP/SOWK3070, Fall […]

Emily Carreiro Awarded the OASW 2016 Annual Student Membership Award

Emily Carreiro,  a direct entry Social Work student in her final of the BSW program was awarded the Ontario Association of Social Worker's 2016 Annual Student Membership Award. Emily stated,  "I am beyond grateful to have received the 2016 Annual Student Membership Award from the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). I look forward to representing the student voice […]