News & Announcements

Deborah Goodman and Svetlana Popova track fetal alcohol syndrome

Category: Faculty in the News


FIFSW instructors, Deborah Goodman and Svetlana Popova spoke on TVO’s, The Agenda with Steve Paikin.

Distinguished Speaker: Setsuko Thurlow

Category: Alumni in the News


Setsuko Thurlow, one of FIFSW’s prominent alumni who accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), delivered an inspiring talk at the Alumni Association’s annual Distinguished Speakers Series.

FIFSW PhD alumna Cindy Blackstock among global leaders to receive honorary degree from UofT

Category: Alumni in the News


Cindy Blackstock is a champion for the rights of Canada’s Indigenous youth. Blackstock has advocated on behalf of Indigenous children on reserves to ensure they receive the same benefits as other youth in Canada. Blackstock, who earned her PhD in social work at U of T, has been an adviser to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

15 honorary degree recipients

Prof. Faye Mishna report on teens and sexting

Category: Faculty in the News


FIFSW Dean and Professor Faye Mishna discusses the new report and the ethical considerations of teens and sexting with Matt Galloway on CBC Metro Morning.

MSW-ITR students recipients of the Indigenous Graduate Travel Award

Category: FIFSW Students in the News


Four UofT students will be able to attend an Indigenous educational or experiential learning activity in 2017-18 largely thanks to the School of Graduate Studies’ Indigenous Graduate Travel Award (up to $1,000 in funding).

Two of the recipients are MSW-ITR students: Brianna Olson and Dustin Moreau.

Brianna Olson will attend the Think Indigenous conference in Saskatoon.

Dustin Moreau attended a First Nations and Inuit suicide prevention conference in Montreal.