Congratulations to Cindy Blackstock

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!

Published: 19 Apr 2024

Viol et génocide, une arme qui transcende les générations

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: 19 Apr 2024

Cindy Blackstock honoured with World’s Children’s Prize

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: 5 Oct 2023

Congratulations to Ata Senior Yeboah! Ata Senior Yeboah, a PhD student in the School of Social Work, was chosen as a 2023 Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar.

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: 14 Sep 2023

Congratulations to Myriam Denov, Elected to the Academy of Social Sciences.

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.

Published: 7 Sep 2023

Congratulations to Nona Moscovitz who was appointed to the Board of Directors for the CIUSSS Centre- Ouest

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: 6 Dec 2022

Cindy Blackstock awarded SSHRC’s highest honour

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.”

Published: 2 Dec 2022

Professor James Torczyner Retires after almost 50 Years at McGill: A Remarkable Career in Retrospect


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: 6 Sep 2022

Creating paths to success for youth in care

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: 5 Jul 2022

Social Work Educator, Sheila Goldbloom dies at 96

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: 5 Jul 2022

Congratulations to Professor Cindy Blackstock as the winner of the Changemaker Prize

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.

Published: 16 May 2022

Estelle Hopmeyer Celebrating McGill Unsung Heroes

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: 10 May 2022

The alumni check in: life after school

Episode #14

The alumni check in: life after school







Published: 29 Apr 2022

Voices from the MSW class of 2022


Spotify Podcast

YouTube video

Published: 11 Apr 2022


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