Welcome to the Canadian Association for Social Work Education!
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.
Online Field Instructor Course
There is currently a waiting list for the Online Field Instructor Course. To be added to the list you must have your name submitted by a Field Educator from one of CASWE-ACFTS’ member schools. We expect registration to reopen in the fall. (Please send an email to llarocque@caswe-acfts to submit a name.)
September 30, 2020 – The Board of Directors of CASWE-ACFTS denounces the acts of racism suffered by Ms. Joyce Echaquan. We offer our condolences to Ms. Echaquan’s family, the Manawan community, and all Indigenous Peoples and communities.
We ask that the provincial and federal governments and health and social
“Every child matters, even if they are an adult, from now on.” (orangeshirtday.org)
Orange Shirt Day was established to promote discussion about the histories and legacies of residential schools, to honour residential school survivors and their families, communities and nations, and the families, communities and nations of those little ones who never returned home from these schools.
June 25, 2020 – In the context of the financial uncertainty and instability of postsecondary institutions and Schools of Social Work in Canada as a result of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the CASWE-ACFTS Board of Directors (BOD) is issuing the following statement:
The CASWE-ACFTS BOD acknowledges the significant impact
June 25, 2020 – Since the issuing of the last guidelines by CASWE-ACFTS, many queries have been received from schools regarding ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for social work education. While the Board of Directors’ previous recommendations are to be in effect until April
June 5, 2020 – CASWE-ACFTS members approved a motion against anti-Black racism during the Annual General Meeting on June 3rd. This was a joint motion made by the Student Committee and the Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Issues Caucus (RECI).
Due to ongoing, pervasive, and persistent forms of anti-Black