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Dr. Donna Hardy-Cox Nominated Associate Vice-President

November, 2018.  Dr. Donna Hardy-Cox has been appointed to the role of Associate Vice-President at Memorial University. As Dean of the social work school for the past six years, Dr. Hardy-Cox’s contributions to leadership in social work education and to strengthening the social work profession are impressive. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Hardy-Cox in her new position! Read More. Partager/Share

The OTSTCFQ Supports the CASWE-ACFTS Statement on Affirmation of Gender Diverse Children and Youth

October, 2018. The Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec (OTSTCFQ) supports the Declaration on the affirmation of transgender children and youth. The statement, co-authored by CASWE-ACFTS and the Canadian Association of Social Workers-Association canadienne des travailleuses et travailleurs sociaux (CASW-ACTS), clarifies their positions related to social work education and social service provision with respect to gender diverse children and youth. The OTSTCFQ has prepared a web …Read More

Happy Return!

September has slipped through my fingers again. Does this happen to you? Between grant writing (love that adrenaline rush!), teaching a course that is new to me (meeting 30+ new people!), and getting my offspring into their own various activities, I have been busy. I am sure you know the drill, even if you do not have all those factors. Luckily, I had an invigorating and inspiring summer to charge …Read More

CASWE-ACFTS Participation in Social Work and Sexualities Conference

September, 2018. Eight CASWE-ACFTS members collaborated on a bilingual presentation at the International Sexualities and Social Work Conference in Montreal in August 2018. The panel, entitled CASWE-ACFTS: Integrating sexualities, genders, and intersectionalities into social work education, included Hélène Albert, Commission on Accreditation; Nick Mulé, Queer Caucus; Shirley Chau, Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Issues Caucus; Liza Lorenzetti, Women’s Caucus; Heather Peters, Board of Directors; François Luu, Student Committee; Sheri M McConnell, …Read More

Open Letter on Ending Child and Family Detention in Canada and the USA

June 26, 2018. The Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6 Re: Ending child detention in Canada and the United States Dear Minister Hussen, We are writing on behalf of social work educators across Canada who have been horrified in the past weeks about the separation of nearly 3000 children from their families when seeking asylum at the American border. …Read More

AGM 2018: Elections Results

June, 2018. During the 2018 Annual General Assembly, the following Directors were re-elected to the Board of Directors: Dr. Kathy Hogarth, Renison University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo, Dr. Stéphane Grenier, Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Dr. Anita Vaillancourt, from the University of the Fraser Valley. We are pleased to welcome newly elected members to the Board of Directors: Dr. Jessica Ayala, from the University of Calgary, …Read More

MSW Student Selected for Canadian Delegation to UN

June, 2018. Mr. Nikolas Harris, MSW student at Dalhousie University selected to join the Canadian Delegation, led by Minister Kirsty Duncan to the 11th session of the United Nations Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), held June 12-14, 2018 at the UN Headquarters in New York City, New York. Partager/Share

2018 CASWE-ACFTS AWARD RECIPEINTS

The Canadian Association for Social Work Education-Association canadienne pour la formation en travail social (CASWE-ACFTS) aims to provide funding support to student members who have the most promising presentation submissions and who are registered to attend the Annual Conference of CASWE-ACFTS. The purpose of the award is to promote high-quality social work education and practice, and to encourage more student participants to attend and present at the annual Conference of …Read More

Dr. Peter Donahue Elected President of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)

April, 2018. Dr. Peter Donahue, Director of the School of Social Work at King’s University College, Western University, has been elected President of the Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW). Dr. Donahue is currently a member of the Board of Directors of CASWE-ACFTS and the Chair of the Nominating Committee, and was previously the Co-Chair of the CASWE-ACFTS Commission on Accreditation. Dr. Donahue’s contributions to leadership in social work education and …Read More

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