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Antoinette Clarke wins the Lorraine Martin Award!

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

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

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, […]

Canadian Review of Social Policy - Special Edition Emerging Scholarship

Canadian Review of Social Policy - Special Edition Emerging Scholarship

The Canadian Review of Social Policy/Revue canadienne de politique sociale is a scholarly and bilingual journal of progressive social policy. It aims to promote the exchange of ideas amongst a network of people involved in education, the public sector and social movements in the field of Canadian social policy and administration. CRSP/RCSP publishes analyses of […]

Jenny Haggart Wins LAPS Alumni Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Experience!

Jenny Haggart Wins LAPS Alumni Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Experience!

The School of Social Work congratulates Jenny Haggart, recipient of the Alumni Award for Outstanding Contribution to Student Experience. This award is given to LA&PS alumni who continue to give back to the York community since having graduated from the Faculty. Recipients will have enhanced student experience by active engagement in the Faculty, either inside […]

SWSA Wins LAPS Student Experience Award

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 […]

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Annual Lecture -- Mar. 22

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - Annual Lecture -- Mar. 22

The School of Social Work, Social Action Social Change Presents: Decolonization is STILL not a metaphor Eve Tuck in conversation with Eric Ritskes Date: Tuesday March 22 Time: 4-6 pm Location: Ross S802 Eve Tuck, Associate Professor in the Department of Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, revisits her highly […]

9th Annual Social Work Research Symposium -- April 29: Interdisciplinary Conversations on Social Transformation and Critical Practices

9th Annual Social Work Research Symposium -- April 29: Interdisciplinary Conversations on Social Transformation and Critical Practices

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 29, […]

3rd year BSW students win second place for Best Upper Year Research Project

3rd year BSW students win second place for Best Upper Year Research Project

Congratulations 3rd year BSW students Kari Martin, Michelle Short and Alyson Joseph for winning second place for Best Upper Year Research Project at the Undergraduate Research Fair on Wednesday February 24, 2016. The poster was based on the analysis of 145 surveys collected at the Metropolitan Community Church of Toronto in October and and November […]

Student wins grant for youth mentorship program

Student wins grant for youth mentorship program

Social Work student Soroush Fakhri is the latest recipient of a grant of up to $25,000 from the Ontario Trillium Foundation to support his Afghan Mentorship Program, which provides programming support for Afghan youth in the Durham Region. Soroush came from Afghanistan when he was six years old and understands first-hand the struggles immigrant youth […]