Open Letter on Ending Child and Family Detention in Canada and the USA
July, 2018. CASWE-ACFTS and all educators across Canada join the voices that stand up against the detention of children and families in the United States. this open letter is addressed to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Mr. Ahmed d. Hussen. Learn 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.
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, Mr. François Luu from the Université de Montréal, Dr. Patricia MacKenzie from the University of Victoria, and Dr. Judy White, University of Regina. Dr. Hogarth is the new Vice-President of the Association and Dr. Grenier will assume the role of Treasurer.For a complete list of Board members, please go to: https://caswe-acfts.ca/about-us/bod/.
EPAS2019: Documents to Review!
April, 2018. We encourage all members to read these documents prior to the spring conference in Regina and to then take part in at least one of the multiple consultations sessions that will happen during the conference. 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 to strengthening the social work profession are commendable! Please join us in congratulating Dr. Donahue!
The Board of Directors Endorses Justice for Colten Open Letter from Indigenous Faculty and Allies
February, 2018. Board of Directors (BOD) of CASWE-ACFTS endorses Open Letter from Indigenous Faculty and Allies. Read More.