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June 27, 2016

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Since its inception in 1966, the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) has developed a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and practicum instruction. The FSW offers social work programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.† The BSW program, located at Laurier's Brantford campus, offers a generalist BSW with a unique focus on Aboriginal issues.† The MSW program has an overarching framework of social justice, equity, inclusivity and relexivity and provides students flexibility in choosing the direction of their learning in micro and/or macro social work practice. more

Dates and Scheduling:

2016-2017 Term Dates: (inclusive)
Fall: †Monday, September 12, 2016 - Friday, December 9, 2016
Winter: †Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - Monday,†April 3, 2017
Spring: †Monday, April 17, 2017 - Monday, June 19, 2017

Next Steps for Incoming MSW and PhD Students:

Headstart Session / Incoming Student Registration Guide

Orientation Information

Returning MSW and PhD Student Information:

Returning Student Registration Guide 2016/17


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Carol Stalker, Faculty of Social Work Carolís research interests include inter-professional practice in primary health care, comparing the effectiveness of different service delivery models for community- based mental health counselling, effective interventions with adult survivors of child abuse, promoting sensitive practice by health professionals when they work with survivors of child abuse and improving social work practice with refugees and immigrants. She is currently completing a pilot study of the experiences of patients and physicians in response to the Family Health Team model of primary health care funded by the Manulife Centre for Healthy Living. She is a co-author of the recently published Handbook on Sensitive Practice for Health Care Professionals: Lessons from Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse published by the Family Violence Prevention Unit, Public Health Agency of Canada and available on the internet (http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/pdfs/nfntsx-handbook_e.pdf

Carol Stalker
Professor,
Faculty of Social Work