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McGill Social Work Community in Action: in response to the tragic event in Quebec City on January 29, 2017

McGill Social Work Community in Action: in response to the tragic event in Quebec City on January 29, 2017:

Tuesday, January 31:

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Published: 16 Feb 2017

The First Peoples and Social Work Class Featured Guest Lecturer Cindy Blackstock

The First Peoples and Social Work Class Featured Guest Lecturer Cindy Blackstock

The First Peoples and Social Work class featured guest lecturer Cindy Blackstock, who provided an indepth introduction into Canadian Aboriginal Child Welfare.  She also focused on Have a Heart day and I am a Witness advocacy ecampaigns at the First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada.

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Published: 7 Feb 2017

Lucy Lach named to the Board of Dans la Rue

Lucy Lach, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and Associate Dean of Student Affairs has been named to the Board of Dans la rue, the iconic Montreal organization dedicated to helping homeless and at-risk youth.

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Published: 2 Feb 2017

Recruiting for Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

The McGill University School of Social Work invites applications for a full‐time tenure‐track position with an expected start date on August 1st 2017. Appointment is expected to be at the rank of Assistant Professor, but appointment at a higher rank is possible under exceptional circumstances....

Published: 25 Jan 2017

The Passing of Annette Werk, Associate Professor at the School of Social Work

It is with great sadness that the School of Social Work announces the passing of Annette Werk on Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at age 86. Annette was Associate Professor at the School of Social Work, McGill University for a span of over 35 years serving as the first ombudsman for Students at McGill University for which she was honored at the 25th Anniversary of the Office of the Ombudsman for Students in May 2012....

Published: 19 Jan 2017

Cindy Blackstock awarded 2016 Law Society of Upper Canada Human Rights Honoree

The Law Society of Upper Canada, Online, 24 Nov 2016Cindy Blackstock awarded 2016 Law Society of Upper Canada Human Rights Honoree...

Published: 29 Nov 2016

Congratulations to Sheila Goldbloom awarded the Prix Émerite 2016 by the OTSTCFQ

Sheila Goldbloom, Associate Professor, School of Social Work McGill University from 1964-1992 was recently awarded the Prix Émerite 2016 by the OTSTCFQ in recognition of her contribution to the profession and longstanding commitment to community development. Member of the Professional Order since 1965, Professor Goldbloom has been a leading member of Montreal’s social work community....

Published: 17 Nov 2016

Congratulations to Cindy Blackstock being named an Honorary Fellow by the Royal Society of Canada

The Royal Society of Canada has recently announced 89 new fellows, including 2 Foreign Fellows, 2 Specially Elected Fellows and 2 Honorary Fellows. They have been elected by their peers in recognition of outstanding scholarly, scientific and artistic achievement. One of the 2 Honorary Fellows is Professor Cindy Blackstock, who joined McGill School of Social Work as of August 1st, 2016.

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Published: 9 Nov 2016

“Negative images of parenting disabled children are not helpful”

 

Professor Lucyna Lach’s research findings on parenting of children with neurodisabilities were recently quoted in an article written by Louise Kinross in The Walrus, an online forum for issues vital to Canadians.   

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

Congratulations to Kharoll-Ann Souffrant recipient of The Women of Distinction Award in the Young Women of Distinction category.

Since a young age, Kharoll-Ann Souffrant (BSW U3) has been shining a light on issues related to the prevention of sexual violence and sexual assault and to mental health. A young, engaged, inclusive feminist, she combines her life experiences and beliefs to change social perceptions and bring about changes in the management of mental health issues and matters of sexual assault.

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Published: 3 Nov 2016

Lise Milne shortlisted for SSHRC Impact Awards

 

McGill School of Social Work Doctoral student Lise Milne has been selected as one of three finalists in the Talent Category of the Social Sciences and Humanities (SSHRC) Impact Awards.

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Published: 13 Oct 2016

Ethno-racial Categories and Child Welfare Decisions: Exploring the Relationship with Poverty

 

New analysis by a team of researchers from the Universities of Toronto and McGill shows that poverty is as a key factor explaining the disproportionate number of Black children entering child welfare care in Ontario.  

For more information see:

http://cwrp.ca/publications/3144

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Published: 31 Aug 2016

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