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CASWE-ACFTS and the National Indigenous Accreditation Board Sign an Agreement in Principle

The Canadian Association for Social Work Education – l’Association canadienne pour la formation en travail social (CASWE-ACFTS), and the National Indigenous Accreditation Board (NIAB) met in Calgary, Alberta on May 29th, 2016 and signed an Agreement in Principle. The Agreement in Principle commits both organizations to undertake a collaborative process to support the development of an Agreement of Mutual Recognition of Accredited Bachelor of Social Work Degrees. To see a …Read More

The Three Pillars of Social Work sign Historic Agreement

OTTAWA, June 30, 2016 – The Canadian Association for Social Work Education – l’Association canadienne pour la formation en travail social (CASWE-ACFTS), the Canadian Council of Social Work Regulators (CCSWR), and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) met in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 12, 2016 to sign a historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The purpose of the MOU is to foster communication, connection and collaboration among these three pillars of …Read More

News from the CASWE-ACFTS Board of Directors

Please find as follows key updates from the Board of Directors 1.  Student Motion A from the 2015 AGM and the Educational Policy Committee The Board wishes to clarify  that the first student committee motion passed at the 2015 AGM recommends  a mandatory Indigenous social work course as  a component of BSW and MSW social work educational programs. The motion that was passed is as follows: As part of a …Read More

CASWE-ACFTS Welcomes New President, Dr. Dixon Sookraj

July 15, 2015 Dear Colleagues and Friends, I wish to welcome Dr. Dixon Sookraj as the new President of the CASWE- ACFTS. First elected to our Board in 1997, Dixon rejoined the Board of Directors in 2011 as representative of the International Affairs Committee and is presently serving a second consecutive term on the BOD. He was elected as President Elect in May 2014 and began assuming full responsibilities as …Read More

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