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May 27, 2015

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The Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) offers social work programs at the bachelorís, masterís and doctoral levels. The BSW program, located at Laurierís Brantford campus, offers a generalist BSW with a unique focus on Aboriginal issues. The MSW program has three fields of study: Individuals, Families, and Groups; Community, Policy, Planning, and Organizations; and Aboriginal Wholistic Healing. The PhD program provides students with opportunities for advanced scholarship and professional growth in two fields of study: Studies in Social Work Practice, and Critical Social Policy and Organizational Studies. Since its inception in 1966, the FSW has developed a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and practicum instruction. more

Dates and Scheduling:

2014-2015 Term Dates: (inclusive)
Fall: †Monday, September 8, 2014 - Thursday, December 4, 2014
Winter: †Monday, January 5, 2015 - Thursday, April 2, 2015
Spring: †Monday, April 20, 2015 - Monday, June 22, 2015

Course Registration Opens for 2015-16:† May 15, 2015

Incoming Student Registration Guide:† click here

Returning Student Registration Guide:† click here

Next Steps for INCOMING MSW/PhD students:† click here

FSW Orientation Information:† click here


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Anne Westhues, Faculty of Social Work Dr. Westhuesí research interests include evaluation of policy and practice, social and strategic planning and evidence-based practice. She is currently working on an evaluation of a crisis respite program and development of a stigma reduction training program for mental health professionals.

Anne Westhues
Professor,
Faculty of Social Work