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Feature Profile - MSW Alumni Elene Lam

Feature Profile - MSW Alumni Elene Lam

This month our Feature Profile is of Elene Lam   Elene Lam is the founder and Executive Director of Butterfly (Asian and Migrant Sex Workers Support Network) and the Migrant Sex Workers Project.  She has been involved in both the gender and sex work movements, as well as migrant and labour activism for almost 20 […]

Social Work Students Association (SWSA) Host Third Annual Toronto Social Work Networking Gala!

Social Work Students Association (SWSA) Host Third Annual Toronto Social Work Networking Gala!

The BSW Social Work Students Association are honoured to have been able to host the third annual Toronto Social Work Networking Gala in partnership between York University, Ryerson University, and The University of Toronto. This Gala was a student run event connecting the three social work programs in Toronto, bringing us together to celebrate our […]

Solidarity with Colten Boushie, his family, friends, and Indigenous communities

Solidarity with Colten Boushie, his family, friends, and Indigenous communities

The School of Social Work is greatly saddened over the recent court decision to acquit Gerald Stanley in the murder of Colten Boushie. The court decision is a grave injustice to Colten, his family, his friends, the Red Pheasant Cree Nation, and all Indigenous communities on Turtle Island. We recognize that the court decision is […]

One Year Today: School of Social Work Remembers Mass Shooting at the Quebec Mosque

One Year Today: School of Social Work Remembers Mass Shooting at the Quebec Mosque

January 29, 2018, marks the one year anniversary of the mass shooting at the Quebec Mosque that took the lives of Azzeddine Soufiane, Mamadou Tanou Barry, Khaled Belkacemi, Aboubaker Thabti, Ibrahima Barry and Abdelkrim Hassane. A young white man emboldened by the rise of Islamophobia in this country and the decades of wars against Muslim majority countries […]

Feature Profile - Field Instructor Michelle Del Carmen

Feature Profile - Field Instructor Michelle Del Carmen

  This month our Feature Profile is of Michelle Del Carmen, the President of The Centre for Dreams.   The Centre for Dreams is a Markham day program that provides services for adults living with a developmental disability from across York and Durham Region.  The Centre for Dreams provides special individuals with educational programs and […]

11th Annual Social Work Research Symposium Call for Abstracts

11th Annual Social Work Research Symposium Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts (CFP details) REGISTER HERE: The 11th Annual Research Symposium: Are We There Yet? Engaging Migration/Mobility, Transnationalism and Diasporic Formations in Social Work Research, Education and Practice. Call for Abstracts: Immigration was pivotal to the emergence of social work as a profession at the turn of the last century. The Settlement Houses were […]

The School of Social Work is excited to feature Profiles of Part-Time Faculty, Field Instructors and Alumni

The School of Social Work is excited to feature Profiles of Part-Time Faculty, Field Instructors and Alumni

Every month we will post a profile recognizing and celebrating the work of committed and passionate social workers who have graduated from our program or have enriched the learning environment of our school. Our first profile is with Part-Time Professor Peter Joseph Smyth. Peter Smyth has been an part-time professor with the School of Social Work […]

Candies Kotchapaw's Published PRP-Global Labour Research Centre's Student Conference Proceedings

Candies Kotchapaw's Published PRP-Global Labour Research Centre's Student Conference Proceedings

.attach_div {float:left;margin:3px;} .attach_content_div {font-size:14px; text-align:center;} Candies Kotchapaw graduated from the Master of Social Work program from York University in 2016. While at York, Candies' Master research study was focused on pursuing public policy development as a non-traditional practice space for achieving social justice. Candies presented a pre-curser to her Practice Research Paper, "The Politics of […]

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

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 […]