FIFSW Students in the News

SSWR Conference 2017: Ensure Healthy Development for All Youth

  The Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) advances, disseminates, and translates research that addresses issues […]

Philip Baiden, PhD Candidate publishes research on Police Charging Decisions in Child Maltreatment Investigations

Philip Baiden is the lead author of a study on police charging decisions in child maltreatment investigations. The study was co-authored by Professors Barbara Fallon, Tara Black, and PhD Candidate Wendy den Dunnen.

Manaal S., PhD Candidate and Erin Relyea, MSW student awarded CIHR-IA best poster awards

  Manaal S., PhD Candidate and Erin Relyea, MSW student are this year’s CIHR Institute of Aging […]

Natasha Brien, PhD Student, article on the overincarceration of Canadian Indigenous people

Natasha Brien, a 4th year PhD student recently published an article entitled “The Overincarceration of Canadian Indigenous People: Moving from Punitive Practices towards Healing Spirit Injuries” in the Indigenous Social Work Journal.

Natasha Brien, PhD Student, awarded the GADE Leadership and Service Award

Natasha will be presented with the award at the CSWE Conference in Atlanta, GA in November 2016. GADE stands for Group for the Advancement for Doctoral Education in Social Work.

Kofi Antwi-Boasiako, PhD Student, co-authors report on Poverty’s role on kids in CAS system

A new report cites poverty as a key factor in families who come into contact with the child protection system

Kofi Antwi-Boasiako (FIFSW, PhD Student), Bryn King, Tara Black, Barbara Fallon, Nico Trocmé and Deborah Goodman co-author a report that for the first time calculates the effect of poverty in Ontario child protection and how it plays a significant role in the disproportionate number of black and aboriginal children being taken from their families and placed into care.

Click here to access the report.

FIFSW @ AIDS 2016!!!

Profs. Peter Newman, Carmen Logie, and 3 PhD students to present in Durban, South Africa Profs. Peter […]

Bill O’Leary, PhD Student, report published at The Homeless Hub

Unhoused in Toronto: The delivery and experience of hospital healthcare services for homeless people

The objective of this paper is to review what is known about the impact of homelessness on a person’s health and in turn how healthcare delivered via an acute care hospital is experienced and utilized by a person that is homeless. This paper is focused on the homeless population in the city of Toronto.

Sophia Fantus recipient of Mervis-Simon Family Award in Bioethics

Sophia Fantus, PhD candidate, is recipient of the Mervis-Simon Family Award in Bioethics from the UofT Joint Centre […]

Philip Baiden, PhD student publishes research in Suicide and Life-Threatening Behaviour

Philip Baiden is the lead author of Factors Associated with Achieving Complete Mental Health among Individuals with Lifetime Suicidal Ideation, coauthored by Prof. Esme Fuller-Thomson.

Canadian study shows light at the end of the tunnel for those in depths of despair