School of Social Work news
McGill's School of Social Work welcomes Derrolton James, B.A., MSW, OTSTCFQ as the new Director and Supervisor of the McGill Domestic Violence Clinic (MDVC)
On behalf of the McGill School of Social Work, we would like to welcome Derrolton James, B.A., MSW, OTSTCFQ as the new Director and Supervisor of the McGill Domestic Violence Clinic (MDVC) located on the 4th floor of Wilson Hall.
LEAVING IT ALL BEHIND ON A FAMILY SABBATICAL Taking a sabbatical is one strategy for families to spend quality time together and reconnect, says Sharon Bond, an Associate Professor in the School of Social Work at McGill University. See The Gazette
“Reorganizing health and social services in Québec in the name of austerity: Too much, too fast and too centralized?”
April 2015: Faculty and students at the Centre of Research on Children and Families have prepared a discussion paper on impact of austerity measures and service reorganization: 2015 Quebec Social Services Merger. For more information see News & Events.
Without denial, delay or disruption: Ensuring First Nations children’s access to equitable services through Jordan’s Principle
A new report released today, Without denial, delay or disruption: Ensuring First Nations children’s access to equitable services through Jordan’s Principle, highlights the ongoing inequity faced by First Nations children in Canada who need health and social services.
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.