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Announcing the appointment of Delphine Collin-Vézina as the Nicolas Steinmetz and Gilles Julien Chair in Social Pediatrics

It is with extreme pleasure that we announce the appointment of Delphine Collin-Vézina as the inaugural holder of the Nicolas Steinmetz and Gilles Julien Chair in Social Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics. A faculty in the School of Social Work at McGill for the past 9 years, Delphine will now be spending half of her time in the Department of pediatrics teaching undergraduate and graduate trainees and conducting some of her research efforts at th...

Published: 22 Jun 2016

Congratulations to Mme Guylaine Ouimette , T.S.for being elected as the new president of the OTSTCFQ

Congratulations to Mme Guylaine Ouimette, T.S. for being elected as the new president of the OTSTCFQ

Montréal, 21 juin 2016 - Les membres du Conseil d’administration de l’Ordre des travailleurs sociaux et des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux du Québec (OTSTCFQ) ont élu à la présidence Mme Guylaine Ouimet travailleuse sociale, pour un mandat de deux ans.

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Published: 22 Jun 2016

Three in 10 children neglected by parents, Quebec study finds — though survey’s definition of neglect in dispute

THREE IN 10 CHILDREN NEGLECTED BY PARENTS, QUEBEC STUDY FINDS — THOUGH SURVEY’S DEFINITION OF NEGLECT IN DISPUTE Up to three in 10 children are neglected by their parents, concludes a surprising new Quebec study that raises questions about exactly what defines the “insidious” problem.

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Published: 26 May 2016

“Report calls for better oversight of residential services for young people in Ontario”

The Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services has released ”Because Young People Matter, a review of Ontario’s residential services for children and youth”.   A three member expert panel -- Dr. Nico Trocmé, Director of the McGill School of Social Work, Dr....

Published: 25 May 2016

Congratulations to Vandna Sinha for being appointed a William Dawson Scholar

Congratulations to Vandna Sinha for being appointed a William Dawson Scholar

Professor Sinha has been awarded a five-year (renewable) William Dawson Scholarship in recognition of her outstanding contributions to research on understanding the ways that social policy shapes community-based approaches to supporting vulnerable children and their families....

Published: 11 May 2016

Hear the Wedding Bells Ring: The Dark Side of Child Marriages

The Selfie in Solidarity challenge started as a class project for Dr. Shadi Martin's Anti-Oppressive Practice Course at McGill school of Social Work.

The students were asked to take action to effect personal and social change on a social justice issue. With the use of social media, the students started an international campaign to raise awareness about child marriages around the world.

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Published: 14 Apr 2016

SWRK 445 to First Peoples and Social Work

SWRK 445 to First Peoples and Social Work

Indigenous Access McGill (IAM) was instrumental in transitioning a complementary social work course on Indigenous issues into a required course for the BSW program for all new students starting in the 2016-2017 academic year....

Published: 7 Apr 2016

Leah Woolner, Top 25 finalists in SSHRC's 2016 Storytellers challenge.

Congratulations to Leah Woolner, Top 25 finalists in SSHRC's 2016 Storytellers challenge.

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Published: 7 Apr 2016

High School Students Visit the McGill School of Social Work

On March 9th, 2016, the McGill School of Social Work welcomed nine high school students from the English Montreal School Board as part of their Career Exploration Program. 

The students had the opportunity to visit the Wilson Hall building and attend the course Intro to Practicum (SWRK 222), given by Karen Hetherington and Shadi Martin.  

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Published: 16 Mar 2016

Congratulations to Lorraine Derocher, FRQSC winner

CONGRATULATIONS!

Lorraine Derocher has won the Fonds de recherche du Québec – Société et culture (FRQSC) February Étudiants-chercheurs étoiles contest for her book entitled « Intervenir auprès de sectes religieuses en protection de la jeunesse - Un défi .

FÉLICITATIONS!

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Published: 7 Mar 2016

The passing of Victor Goldbloom, Distinguished McGill Alumnus

The passing of Victor Goldbloom,Distinguished McGill Alumnus

It is with great saddness to announce the passing of Victor Goldbloom, Distinguished McGill Alumnus.

See McGill Reporter for full details.

Published: 26 Feb 2016

Treating Genocidal Traumas

Treating Genocidal Traumas

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With the recent civil unrest in Syria and the number of displaced people seeking refuge is large. Myra Giberovitch, a genocidal trauma specialist shares tips and methods to assist refugees put down roots and highlight their resilience.

See Breakfast Television video

Published: 26 Feb 2016

The passing of Glenn Drover, Former Faculty Member

In Loving Memory of Glenn Drover, written by Sarah Loten, Glenn's daughter.

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Published: 8 Jan 2016

Congratulations to the First Graduating Cohort of the M.Sc.(A) Couple and Family Therapy Program

On behalf of Dr. Sharon Bond, Program Director, and the entire M.Sc.(A) Couple and Family Therapy team, we would like to extend a heartfelt congratulations to Ainsley Jenicek,  Alexa Leon,  Johanna Petkau, and Anouk Huizink on being the first cohort to complete the M.Sc.(A) CFT program.

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Published: 18 Nov 2015

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