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Covid 19 Update
Given the challenge of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and the evolving public health threat, the Executive Committee, on behalf of the Board of Directors of CASWE-ACFTS is assessing rapidly changing information in an effort to implement measures to safeguard the health and well-being of staff, volunteers and the broader community. As a response to the spread of Covid-19 and in the attempt to minimize its spread and work towards the safety of our community, we have decided to promote and support social distancing. This has implications in several areas of the Association’s functioning. Please read our Covid 19 directives in the posts below.
All staff are now working remotely until further notice. We ask all of our members to communicate with staff through their emails, which are listed here.
Below are field education resources shared by some of our member schools as a response to the interruptions to student field placements as a result of the CoVid 19 pandemic.
Carleton School of SW Field Education – Remote Learning Plans
Practicum Remote Learning Plan Ideas
March 20, 2020 – Thank you for your patience as we work through the many details and questions surrounding our upcoming Conference. As you know, our Conference is planned in conjunction with Congress 2020, a larger event planned by the Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, which was
March 19, 2020 – The Association’s Board of Directors has requested access to the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASWE) online webinar library to support field education students in their remote learning. Please see the attached letter from the CASW Board on how to access these resources.
March 18, 2020 – The Board of Directors recognizes the unusual context within which social work education currently finds itself. In an effort to safeguard the health and well-being of students, field educators, staff, volunteers, members and the broader community, the Board is asking that all field education placements
March 13, 2020 – Given the challenge of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic and the evolving public health threat, the Executive Committee, on behalf of the Board of Directors of CASWE-ACFTS is assessing rapidly changing information in an effort to implement measures to safeguard the health and well-being of