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President and Executive Director Visit to Atlantic Schools

December, 2018. As part of the Association’s strategy to intensify and strengthen collaboration and networking with all member schools, Association President Susan Cadell and Executive Director Alexandra Wright visited four Atlantic schools in November. The goal was to encourage participation in the annual conference and involvement in the work and activities of various constituency groups, such as the Association’s journal, the Commission on Accreditation, Committees and Caucuses. The President and …Read More

Dr. Ginette Berteau Elected Co-Vice President

December, 2018.  Dr. Ginette Berteau of the School of Social Work at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) was elected Co-Vice President on the Board of Directors of The International Association for Social Work with Groups (IASWG), Inc. Professor Berteau also received from her university the Teaching Excellence Award. Please join us in congratulating Professor Berteau on her accomplishments! Partager/Share

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

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

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