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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 […]

Shaniqua Smith Awarded the Bill 7 Award!

The School of Social Work is proud to announce that Shaniqua (Nika) Smith was awarded the Bill 7 Award by Supporting Our Youth (SOY)! Nika is currently enrolled in the third year of the Bachelor of Social Work program at York University. She described her social justice work stating: "My aspiration is to work with members of […]

Antoinette Clarke wins the Lorraine Martin Award!

The School of Social Work is pleased to announce that Antoinette Clark has been awarded the Lorraine Martin Award by the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts for her excellence in dispute resolution.  Antoinette is a part-time faculty member at the School of Social Work, teaching Family Mediation. Congratulations Antoinette, and thank you for your outstanding work in […]

10th Annual Social Work Research Symposium - April 21st, 2017

Organized by the School of Social Work at York University, the Subversive Action: (Re)visioning Social Justice ‘Work’ in Social Work Research Symposium reflects Social Work relationship with the various stakeholders probing questions about who/what the profession serves, its ambiguous positioning between the care and control of populations, and whether extra-juridical means could open up pathways to bring back the ‘Work’ […]

Solidarity with Orlando’s Queer Communities

The School of Social Work, York University is greatly saddened over the loss and injury of queer and trans lives within and beyond Orlando’s LGBTQ communities. The events of Saturday June 12th, 2016 at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida have and will continue to impact many communities. We stand in solidarity with Orlando’s LGBTQ communities, […]

SWSA Wins LAPS Student Experience Award

On April  27th the Social Work Student Association (SWSA) was awarded a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies 2015-16 'Outstanding Overall Contribution to Student Experience Award'. This award is awarded to a Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies student association in recognition of its outstanding contribution to the enrichment of the undergraduate student […]