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Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) Social Work (Non-Thesis) (45 credits)

Offered by: Social Work     Degree: Master of Social Work

Program Requirements

The Master of Social Work (MSW); Non-Thesis (45 credit) program focuses on advanced level knowledge and skills regarding a broad range of approaches that inform practice, policy, and research. The program covers two areas of practice: clinical practice with individuals, families, and groups, and, international, community and policy practice. Emphasis on critical and innovative approaches to practice competence and to policy analysis for working in a wide variety of practice settings. This program is open to those with an undergraduate degree in social work only.

Required Courses (24 credits)

  • SWRK 527 Advanced Social Work Practice in Quebec (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Social Work : The Reserved Acts (designated by L’Ordre des Travailleurs Sociaux et des Thérapeutes Conjugaux et Familiaux du Québec - OTSTCFQ). Exploration of micro, mezzo, macro levels ofsocial work practice.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Orzeck, Pam; Brotman, Shari (Winter)

    • Prerequisites for BSW students only: SWRK 320and SWRK 326

    • Restriction: Open to B.S.W. U3 students and M.S.W.; Non-Thesis students. Not open to students who have taken SWRK 425.

  • SWRK 605 Anti-Racist Social Work Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Social Work : Critical exploration of ways anti-Black and anti-Indigenous racism have shaped our institutions, health, culture, beliefs and the social work profession in Canada. The ways power and privilege are maintained and perpetuated within these institutions and communities. Examination of how Indigenous communities globally resist assaults on their lands and cultures, both historically and currently.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: David, Syndie; Hanley, Jill (Fall)

  • SWRK 653 Research for Social Justice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Social Work : Integration of relevant research in social work practice to inform program design, development, and evaluation. Activist-researcher and practitioner-researcher roles in social work, research literacy and knowledge mobilization skills. Tools to design and propose research projects that contribute to justice practices with communities.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Débrosse, Régine (Fall)

  • SWRK 664 Intensive Advanced Field Placement (12 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Social Work : Supervised educational experience in an advanced social work practice setting. Integrating practice with theoretical knowledge characteristic of the specialized field.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • SWRK 665 Advanced Field Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Social Work : Analysis of advanced field experiences, operationalizing the link between scholarship and practice, including dimensions of equity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

NOTE:
While not a prerequisite for admission, possession of a working knowledge of the French language is important not only to candidates who intend to seek admission to the Quebec professional order after graduation, but also to those who wish to maximize their field placement opportunities during their program. In consultation with the Field Education Coordinator, students may have the option of completing their field requirements at an approved social service agency outside of Quebec.

Complementary Courses (21 credits)

21 credits of courses at the 500 or 600 level courses chosen in consultation with school adviser; up to 6 credits in total may be taken outside the School.

Faculty of Arts—2024-2025 (last updated Apr. 3, 2024) (disclaimer)
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