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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.
We want to hear from our members!
We know this pandemic has greatly impacted you and your work in countless ways, and we want to provide you with an opportunity to share your experiences with other members. Tell us how you are doing and some of the creative approaches
April 27, 2020 – In less than a month, the world has changed dramatically. This extraordinary shift has impacted everyone – some more inequitably, deeply, and directly than others. Yet, with every uncertain step, social workers are supporting individuals, families, communities, and professional colleagues in navigating this new and
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.
Assessing Safety in Social Work Field Placements During COVID-19
RENISON UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
Remote Learning Plan
April 16, 2020 – I hope this message finds you well and that you are managing during these difficult times. The last few weeks have been demanding, requiring adjustments for all of us in all aspects of our lives. As a faculty member and researcher, I have been dealing
April 1, 2020 – The Federation of the Humanities and Social Sciences made the decision to cancel its face-to-face Congress at Western University in June 2020 and move to a virtual event. After careful consideration, the CASWE-ACFTS Board of Directors has decided not to participate in the virtual Congress