Social Work

Native Canadian Centre of Toronto sign | photo | 2017-09-22

Teaching immigration and Indigenous self-determination relationally

  Undergraduate social work students interested in both the immigrant experience and Indigenous issues had an opportunity this summer to enrol in an elective that combined the two. Soma Chatterjee, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, re-designed an existing course titled Social Work […]

Prof Nick Mule | photo-illustration with book cover

Social work professor launches two new books at Humanities and Social Sciences congress

  York University social work Professor Nick Mulé will launch books that address LGBTQ issues and public policy advocacy at the 2017 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences. The annual congress attracts leading experts from across Canada. Mulé is co-editor of both books, Queering Social Work Education and The Shifting Terrain: Nonprofit Policy Advocacy […]

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School of Social Work collaborates with community to run workshop series

A four-part community conversation series designed to engage the local community on topics of emotional well-being will continue on April 18 with “Moving Towards Resilience: An Interactive Workshop with Les DanceSours.” The series, developed and facilitated by York University’s School of Social Work, Access Alliance, the Black Creek Community Collaborative and the York University TD […]

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YouthREX puts knowledge to action in first Provincial Knowledge to Action Exchange

The Youth Research & Evaluation eXchange (YouthREX) is hosting its first Provincial Knowledge to Action (KtA) Exchange, titled “The Youth. The Work. The System.” Youth sector stakeholders, such as front-line youth workers, youth organization management staff, policymakers and funders and youth leaders, will descend upon York University for the three-day event, running Oct. 27 to […]