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April 23, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

Faculty of Social Work Academic Events 2013-14



Be sure to consult the WLU Graduate Calendar for administrative deadlines such as fee payments. 

Please also view the Practicum Placement Dates for 2013-2014.


September 2013 | October 2013 | November 2013 | December 2013 | January 2014 | February 2014 | March 2014 | April 2014 | May 2014 | June 2014

September 2013 Top
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
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Labour Day
University Closed

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FSW Orientation
Register here

PRACTICUM: Workshop I @ Orientation

All students


Graduate and Professional Student Symposium
Register here



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Graduate and Professional Student Symposium

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Graduate and Professional Student Symposium

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Fall Term Classes Begin

Thesis Option Information Session

Advanced Standing FT 

12:00 - 1:00 Room 208



PRACTICUM: Field Advisors & Students Introductory Meeting

All students starting Practicum Sept. 2013

12:30-1:30pm
Room 101 (Auditorium)

10

Fields of Study and Peer Support

Incoming 2YR students

12:00 - 1:00 Room 301

Register Here



EAL Assistance available between 12:15-1:15 in
Room 108

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Thesis Option Information Session

Incoming 2YR students

12:00 - 1:00 Room 208

12

OGS/SSHRC and CIHR Information Session
12:15 - 1:15
Auditorium 101

For PhD and MSW Scholarship Applicants

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PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Students Workshop II

Full-time and Part-time AdvSt Students

12:00 - 1:30 Room 101 (Auditorium)


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Library Orientation 12:00-1:00-FULL

OR

1:00-2:00

LAB-002

Register here



EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

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Beginning Practicum Instruction Workshop II (FOR PRACTICUM INSTRUCTORS ONLY)
9:00am - 4:00pm
Room 101

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INTERNATIONAL PRACTICUM PROGRAM INFO SESSION

12:00 - 1:30 Room 101 (Auditorium)

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Teamwork for MSW students
12:00pm-1:30pm
Room 101 (Auditorium)

Register here



Accessible Learning on-site
Office hours 1:30 - 4:00
Incoming Students
Room 205

EAL Assistance available between 12:15-1:15 in
Room 108



Scholarship Proposal Writing Workshop  2:00pm-3:30pm
Room 203



PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar I

Field Advisor: Jon Boyd
1:30 - 3:00 pm (Room 301)

Field Advisor: Roger Mainland
1:30 - 3:00 pm (Room 201)

Field Advisor: Mitch Snip
1:30 - 3:00 pm (Room 203)

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Equity Forum
"Challenging Stigma and Oppressions"

9:00am-4:30pm

Agenda

Workshop Description

Profiles

To register, e-mail fswdeansoffice@wlu.ca


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October 2013 Top
Monday
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

September 30

Accessible Learning on-site office hours 12-1:30
Room 205 
Returning Students

PRACTICUM:
Year 1 FT Workshop II: IFG & CPPO Instructors & Practicum Interviews

Full-time students starting practicum January 2014

12:00 - 1:30 Room 101 (Auditorium)

PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar I

Field Advisor: Barbara Kraler
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 301)


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Writing Workshop I
12:30 - 3:00pm Room 201

PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar I

Field Advisor: Tracey Dingwall
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 301)

Field Advisor: Lisa Leiher
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 210)

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Integrated Study Plan Development Session:

12:30-1:30 Room 108 

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Accessible Learning on-site office hours 12-1:30
Room 205

Returning Students



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INTERNATIONAL PRACTICUM PROGRAM MEETING
12:00 - 1:30 Room 101 (Auditorium)

10

Integrated Study Plan Development Session:

12:30 - 1:30 Room 108


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14

Thanksgiving Holiday

University Closed





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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar I

Field Advisor: Sue Gallagher
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 208)

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Writing Workshop II
FSW 101
1:00-3:30pm


EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

23

Career Development Workshop
What's Your TYPE?
Career Personality Assessment Workshop

Auditorium
12:00-1:30pm





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Beginning Practicum Instruction Workshop III (FOR PRACTICUM INSTRUCTORS ONLY)
9:00am - 4:00pm
Room 101

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Convocation Reception
11:00 - 12:30 p.m.
FSW Auditorium
RSVP to mwhitwell@wlu.ca

Convocation Ceremony
2:00 p.m.
Waterloo Memorial Rec Complex

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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

30

Lunch with Mayor Zehr
MSW Year 1 Students
12:00pm noon
Kitchener City Hall

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November 2013 Top
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday






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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108


PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar II

Field Advisor: Jon Boyd
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 301)

Field Advisor: Roger Mainland
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 201)

Field Advisor: Tracey Dingwall
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 208)

Field Advisor: Mitch Snip
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 203)




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FSW Aboriginal Field of Study Annual Conference

FSW Auditorium
8:30 - 4:30 pm

EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

13

FSW Aboriginal Field of Study Annual Conference

FSW Auditorium
8:30 - 4:30 pm
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PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar II

Field Advisor: Barbara Kraler
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 208)

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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar II

Field Advisor: Sue Gallagher
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 208)

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PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar II

Field Advisor: Lisa Leiher
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 210)

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PRACTICUM - Integrative Seminar I: Integrating Theory & Practice
(for Year 1 Students starting placement January 2014)

Presented by: Dr. Nick Coady
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 101)

EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108


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December 2013 Top
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

2

Last day of classes for Fall term

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The FSW building will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and will be accessible by OneCard from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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University Closed

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University closed

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University closed

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University Closed

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University closed

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University closed




January 2014 Top
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday




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University Closed

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Winter term classes begin

PRACTICUM: Field Advisors & Students Introductory Meeting (Seminar I)

All students starting Practicum Jan 2014

12:00-1:30pm
Room 101 (Auditorium)

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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

PRACTICUM:
Year 1 FT Workshop III:
Learning Plan & Evaluations

Full-time students starting practicum January 2014

12:00-1:30pm
IFG - Room 101
CPPO - Room 201

14

Job Talk by: 

Michelle Skop-Dror 

12:00
Room 108


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Strategies for Canadian Workplace


12:00-1:30
Room 108



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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108



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Career Development Workshop: MSW Job Search & Networking

Auditorium
12:00-1:30 pm

PRACTICUM:
Year 1/2 PT Students Workshop I:
Planning for Your Practicum - Next Steps 

All part-time students starting their first placement in September 2014

4:00-4:30pm
Room 101 (Auditorium)


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Annual FSW Research Forum,

8:15 - 1:15 p.m.

EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

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Career Development Workshop: MSW Resume & Cover Letter Writing

CANCELLED

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February 2014 Top
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

3

EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108



4

PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar III

Field Advisor: Jon Boyd
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 301)

Field Advisor: Mitch Snip
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 203)

Field Advisor: Lisa Leiher
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 210)

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10

EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar III

Field Advisor: Barbara Kraler
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 301)

11

PRACTICUM: Advanced Standing Group Seminar III

Field Advisor: Tracey Dingwall
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 210)

Field Advisor: Sue Gallagher
Noon - 1:30 pm (Room 208)

12


Career Development Workshop: MSW Interview Preparation

Auditorium 12:00-1:30 pm

13

PRACTICUM - Integrative Seminar II: Integrating Theory & Practice
(for Year 1 Students who started placement January 2014)

Presented by: Dr. Deena Mandell

8:30am-5:00pm Room 101

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Family Day
(University closed)

Reading Week Begins




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Reading Week

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Reading Week

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Reading Week

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Reading Week

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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

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Career Development Workshop

MSW Resume & Cover Letter Dev. 

12:00-1:30
Room 101 (Auditorium)

PRACTICUM:
Year 1/2 PT Students Workshop II:
Starting Your Placement (Learning Plan & Evaluation)

All part-time students starting their first placement in September 2014

4:00-4:30pm
Room 101
(Auditorium)

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March 2014 Top
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

3

EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108


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PRACTICUM: FIELD FAIR
For students attending placement fall 2014

12:00-1:30pm
Room 101 (Auditorium)


EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108


INTERNATIONAL PRACTICUM: Colloquium

Presentations from students returning from their international placements (Uganda, Ghana, Israel, China)

4:30 - 6:30pm
Room 108

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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108

FSW Equity Climate Survey Results Presentation

12 to 1:15 p.m.

Room 101

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PRACTICUM - Integrative Seminar III: Integrating Theory & Practice
(for Year 1 Students who started placement January 2014)

Presented by: Dr. Magnus Mfoafo-MCarthy & Dr. Marshall Fine

8:30am-5:00pm Room 101

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EAL Academic Writing Seminar 

12:15-1:15
Room 108


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April 2014 Top
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

March 31



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Last day of winter term classes

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University Closed

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Spring term classes begin

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May 2014 Top
Monday Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday

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April 29

April 30

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Victoria Day
(University closed)

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June 2014 Top
Monday Tuesday 
Wednesday 
Thursday 
Friday 

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Convocation Reception

Convocation

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Last Day of Spring Term Classes

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