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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

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The alumni check in: life after school







Published: 29 Apr 2022

Voices from the MSW class of 2022


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Published: 11 Apr 2022

Meet Prof. Alicia Boatswain-Kyte


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Published: 11 Apr 2022

Meet Professor Régine Débrosse

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Published: 11 Apr 2022

Jeffrey McCrossin receives the 2021-2022 Arts Graduate Teaching Award

The School of Social Work wishes to congratulate doctoral candidate Jeffery McCrossin who is this year's recipient of the Arts Graduate Teaching Award. Jeffery received the award in recognition of his significant and innovative contributions to classroom teaching.

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Published: 11 Apr 2022

Meet the people in the M.ScA. CFT program


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Published: 24 Mar 2022

Cindy Blackstock named one of Canada’s women of influence

Congratulations to Cindy Blackstock for being named one of Canada’s women of influence.


Cindy Blackstock, a professor at the School of Social Work, has been named one of Canada’s Top 25 Women of Influence (McGill Reporter).

Published: 9 Mar 2022

What are U2s up to?  Let's hear from them

Episode #9

What are U2s up to?  Let's hear from them




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Published: 2 Mar 2022


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