Ameil Joseph of McMaster University's School of Social Work weighs in on the extremist movements on either end of the political spectrum.
Mar 16, 2017
School of Social Work alumnae are part of a growing campaign to spread the message about why law needs feminism. Current law school students, Romita Sur and Zaynab Al-Waadh are involved with a national initiative – #LawNeedsFeminismBecause – meant to incite discussion and help reshape the legal profession. Sur, 24, and Al-Waadh, 23, spoke with The Spectator about the idea behind the campaign and how their experiences in Hamilton impact the work they do now.
Mar 08, 2017
Maddie Brockbank, an Honours BSW student, has been selected to receive a Summer Undergraduate Student Research Award for Summer 2017 through the Office of Experiential Education. Maddie’s project will be about examining male-identified students’ perspectives of sexual violence on Canadian university campuses.
Mar 07, 2017
The latest news, discussion topics and announcements from the School of Social Work.
Feb 28, 2017
McMaster study looking at ways to prevent homelessness among youth with intellectual, developmental disabilities
Researchers from the School of Social Work are working with six co-researchers with intellectual and developmental disabilities and experiences of homelessness (three of which are pictured above) on a project aimed at finding ways to prevent youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities from falling through the cracks.
Feb 13, 2017
Ameil Joseph (School of Social Work) reflects on knowing that we've been raised in racism, how native languages become "inferior", Canadian colonialism, changing perspectives and the rise of racist propaganda in OUR TIMES, Canada's Independent Labour Magazine.
Feb 09, 2017
McMaster students gathered to show support after six worshippers were killed at the Islamic cultural centre of Quebec.
Jan 31, 2017
School of Social Work's, Professor Saara Greene discusses the power imbalance that can make it more challenging for women to reveal their HIV status to their sexual partners in a recent CBC.ca article.
Jan 16, 2017
Members of the social work community respond to alt-right posters found on campus on Nov. 21
Dec 09, 2016
New programs in Critical Leadership Social Services and Communities respond to real world challenges social workers face today.
Dec 01, 2016
On Nov. 17, 2016 at the Fall Convocation, Brittany Madigan, MSW was awarded the Judge Hugh C. Arrell prize in Social Work for her Master's Thesis, titled "The Voices of the Youth: How Indigenous Young People Experience Plans of Care".
Nov 21, 2016
McMaster School of Social Work’s We Are Not the Others tells real stories of Hamilton immigrants
Nov 17, 2016
With the help of the Lewis and Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship, Social Work PhD student Melissa Marie (emmy) Legge, pictured here with therapy dog Boom, has built an electronic sensor package to help better understand the experiences of therapy dogs.
Nov 08, 2016
An evening of performance at the AHG Annex, 118 James St. N. Nov. 11 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 12 at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13 - 4 p.m. Free Admission
Nov 01, 2016
The McMaster School of Social Work celebrated the outstanding contributions and services of Darina Vasek, BSW, MSW, RSW, in her 12-year tenure as a McMaster Social Work Field Instructor.
Oct 26, 2016
We are delighted to announce that Jen Dustin is this year's recipient of the Jane Aronson Graduate Scholarship in Social Work and Social Justice.
Oct 24, 2016
Preparing for Critical Approaches to Child Welfare pathway through the Bachelor of Social Work program
The McMaster University School of Social Work is partnering with child welfare agencies in southwestern Ontario to offer (starting in 2016) an enhanced educational experience to BSW students in the areas of child welfare and child protection.
Oct 23, 2016
Starting this September, the School is offering two new graduate programs focused on justice-oriented leadership in social services and communities: a new MSW stream, and a Graduate Diploma.
Oct 23, 2016
Beginning in 2016, BSW students will have the opportunity to pursue indigenous pathways through the program. In the first pathway, students will take three indigenous focused courses and have a fourth-year placement in an indigenous-focused agency or setting.
Oct 20, 2016
In partnership with the Indigenous Studies Program: A required Indigenous Studies course for Bachelor of Social Work students
Starting in 2017, all BSW students will be required to take an introductory course offered by McMaster’s Indigenous Studies program.
Oct 19, 2016
Recognizing the need for focused attention to accessibility and inclusion in field education, in the Spring of 2016 Janice Chaplin and Jennie Vengris applied to the McMaster Institute for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching and Learning for funding for two ‘program change’ initiatives.
Oct 19, 2016