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York University’s Hart House renamed to create safe space for Indigenous peoples

York University’s Hart House renamed to create safe space for Indigenous peoples

At a ceremony during National Aboriginal Day at York University on June 21, Hart House was renamed Skennen’kó:wa Gamig, the House of Great Peace. To read more about the ceremony please visit the following link: York University’s Hart House renamed to create safe space for Indigenous peoples To hear more about Skennen’kó:wa Gamig from Professor […]

Wanda MacNevin, Awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws Social Worker, Activist, Author

Wanda MacNevin, Awarded Honorary Doctor of Laws Social Worker, Activist, Author

Wanda MacNevin − Social Worker, Activist, Author - Will Receive Honorary Doctor of Laws at Spring Convocation Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies II – Tuesday, June 20, 10:30am For over 40 years Wanda MacNevin has been a leader, activist and author in the Jane-Finch community and has built crucial collaborations with York University. […]

Social Work Professor Launches Two New Books at Humanities and Social Sciences Congress

Social Work Professor Launches Two New Books at Humanities and Social Sciences Congress

York University social work Professor Nick Mulé will launch books that address LGBTQ issues and public policy advocacy at the 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The annual congress attracts leading experts from across Canada. Mulé is co-editor of both books, Queering Social Work Education and The Shifting Terrain: Nonprofit Policy Advocacy in […]

Walls to Bridges Course Embraces the Transformative Power of Experiential Learning

Walls to Bridges Course Embraces the Transformative Power of Experiential Learning

Walls to Bridges Course Embraces the Transformative Power of Experiential Learning May 26, 2017Experiential Education, Social Work The transformative power of experiential education to change lives is at the heart of a course offered by the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies at York University. Andrea Daley The […]

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

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

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

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.

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 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!

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 […]