School of Social Work news
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.
We are pleased to announce that the agenda has now been finalized for the upcoming "Practice Makes Perfect" conference -- the first international conference for clinical educators and others in health care and education with responsibility for design, management, organization and delivery of experiential and practice-based learning for health professionals. More than 120 subject matter experts from around the world are confirmed to present at this event.
Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care - 43rd annual meeting & conference, April 2-5, 2008, in Montreal
The Society for Social Work Leadership in Health Care will be holding its 43rd annual meeting and conference on April 2-5, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Montreal, on the theme "Crossing Borders, Building Bridges... Expanding Horizons." The Call for Abstracts and Papers can be found on the website below.
"Cultural Diversity and Vulnerable Families" - Call for papers for symposium at UQAM, June 22-23, 2008
This symposium, organized by Grave-Ardec in collaboration with the Chaire de recherche du Canada sur la victimisation des enfants, is an opportunity for reflection on perspectives of cultural competency and a place to learn from the conflicts, confrontations and challenges, but also from the successes of intervention, to promote protection and development of vulnerable children.
Established in 2000, this award was created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the McGill Institute for Learning in Retirement. The annual prize, worth $500, is to be awarded to a student in the School of Social Work in recognition of overall academic achievement in the field of aging.