We are happy to share the wonderful news that Cindy Blackstock has been appointed a Canada Research Chair in First Nations Child and Family Services Implementation, SSHRC, Tier 1!

To read more about it here.

Published on: 19 Apr 2024

Dr. Denov and Stéphanie Richard, PhD Student published an article in Le Devoir for the 30th anniversary of the Rwanda Genocide against the Tutsi.

Here is the link to the article:

Published on: 19 Apr 2024

Congratulations, Cindy Blackstock, for being awarded the World's Children Prize presented by Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden in a ceremony at Gripsholm Castle in Mariefred, Sweden. 

Cincy Blackstock was honoured for her decades-long work advocating for the rights and welfare of Indigenous children.

For the full story, see  McGill Reporter.

Published on: 5 Oct 2023

The Vanier program helps highly qualified doctoral students by investing $50,000 per year for three years during doctoral studies. Ata Senior Yeboah earned 2023 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships.

For the complete details, see the McGill Reporter.

Congratulations Ata!

Published on: 14 Sep 2023

The Royal Society of Canada (RSC) honours new Fellows.  Among the three new Fellows elected to the Academy of Social Sciences is Professor of Social Work and Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Children, Families and Armed Conflict, Myriam Denov.

Her award-winning scholarship and advocacy for children and families affected by war and migration have been previously recognized with the SSHRC Insight Award and the Killam Research Fellowship. In 2015, Denov was elected a Member of the RSC’s College.  

Published on: 7 Sep 2023

Nona Moscovitz, the instructor for the MSW advanced clinical practice Use of Self course and the BSW Integrative Seminar and Mental Health courses,  has been appointed to the Board of Directors for the CIUSSS Centre-Ouest de I’Ile de Montreal as the mental health expert on the board.

This appointment recognizes Nona’s extensive practice, supervision and teaching experience in this area.  Felicitations Nona!


Published on: 6 Dec 2022

Congratulations to Cindy Blackstock on being awarded the SSHRC Gold Medal, the agency’s highest honour.

“The Gold Medal is awarded to an individual whose sustained leadership, dedication, and originality of thought have inspired students and colleagues alike.”

See the article in the McGill Reporter.


Published on: 2 Dec 2022


Sharon Bond, M.S.W., Ph.D., Alicia Boatswain-Kyte, M.S.W., Ph.D., Shari Brotman, M.S.W., Ph.D.,

Myriam Denov, M.S.W., Ph.D., Francine Granner, M.S.W., Julia Krane, M.S.W., Ph.D. Nicole Ives, M.S.W., Ph.D.,

Tamara Sussman, M.S.W., Ph.D. Pam Orzeck, M.S.W., Ph.D.

Published on: 6 Sep 2022

A $1-million gift from McGill alumna and volunteer Martine Turcotte will establish a full-ticket bursary and support program at McGill for students from Quebec’s youth in care system.

The Centre for Research on Children and Families McGill at the School of Social Work will be leading the Youth in Care Mentorship and Support component of the program.


Published on: 5 Jul 2022

Sheila Goldbloom who taught at the School of Social Work between 1964 and 1992, passed away at age 96. 

Professor Goldbloom was involved with a number of community organizations including Meals on Wheels, l'Abri en Ville and the Foundation of Greater Montreal. 

Published on: 5 Jul 2022

Cindy Blackstock has been awarded the Principal’s the Changemaker Prize that recognizes exceptional individuals whose engagement with the public and the media has effected important societal changes. Professor Blackstock’s advocacy for First Nations children and families has led to a historic 40-billion-dollar settlement from the Federal Government recognizing discriminatory practices that led to the unnecessary placement of tens of thousands of children and failure to provide critical health and social services.

Published on: 16 May 2022

Estelle has been selected as one of this year’s Unsung Heroes at McGill. She was nominated by colleagues at the McGill Association of University Teachers (MAUT).

Published on: 10 May 2022

Episode #14

The alumni check in: life after school







Published on: 29 Apr 2022


Spotify Podcast

YouTube video

Published on: 11 Apr 2022


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