School of Social Work news
Le "Québec économique 2011" se penche sur le système de santé et ses multiples enjeux. En raison de l'importance de son finacement public, le secteur de la santé est un élément central de l'économie québecoise et de ses finances publiques. Il est une composante importante de la soutenabilité budgétaire à long terme, tout comme il constitue un déterminant incontournable de la croissance économique.
Please note that the sidewalk in front of Wilson Hall (3506 University St.) has been cordoned off and the University St. exit/entrance to the building has been closed for the next few days. A stucco/cement coating on an upper portion of the building's facade is old, brittle and becoming unstable. The University will have a contractor on site to remove this material before the end of the week. The
The Gazette: Quebec's health-care system has enough money; but it needs to reorganize its funding to reward innovation and efficiency
(Op-Ed by Wendy Thomson, Director of McGill School of Social Work): "With its announcement of what will ultimately be a $200-per-adult health tax and its plan to introduce user fees, the Quebec budget brought the financing of our health-care system roaring back onto the public agenda…"
The McGill Middle East Program in Civil Society and Peace Building is taking rights-based community practices out of the social work textbooks and putting them to work in the streets of Israel, Palestine and Jordan.
Assistant Professor Dr. Isabelle Dumont, who joined the School of Social Work in June 2009 with a cross-appointment in the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine.
Bill Ryan, a well known social worker, academic and researcher was named Person of the Year at the 6th edition of the Gala Arc-en-Ciel organized by the Conseil québécois des gais et lesbiennes (CQGL), last October 19. This award emphasizes Bill’s exceptional lifelong contribution to LGBT community organizations in Quebec but also across Canada and Europe in teaching, research, advocacy and policy.
We wish to offer our deepest sympathies to all those affected by the recent terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India. On behalf of the University, Professor Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, extends condolences to the families of two members of the McGill community, Professor Michael Moss and graduate Elizabeth Russell, who died in the tragic events.
The School is proud to announce that Dr. Sharon Bond is the recipient of le prix RUFUTS 2008 for the contributions she has made over many years and the development of the new Masters in Couple and Family Therapy, an important achievement for both the profession and to the School.
Research involves: Identifying sexually abused children and adolescents, as well as the related traumatic conditions and symptoms that occur after incidents of abuse.
Call for graduate student papers - Third Triennial Aboriginal Policy Research Conference to be held from March 9-12, 2009
Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal graduate students are invited to submit a draft paper by September 30, 2008. Please include one page explaining the paper's policy relevance. For those selected, a completed paper will be due by December 19, 2008. The best submissions will be invited to present at the APRC. Financial support will be available to those whose paper is selected (information on request). The top six papers will receive $2,000 scholarships.