FIFSW Students in the News

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

 

FIFSW Doctoral Students are Making a Strong Presence at SSWR

The Ph.D. Program would like to congratulate our students who present at the Society for Social Work […]

Yu-Te Huang, PhD student, recent publication in the British Journal of Social Work with Prof. Lin Fang

The article entitled, “Understanding Depression from Different Paradigms: Toward an Eclectic Social Work Approach”, is published in the British Journal of Social Work.

Bill O’Leary, PhD student, recent publication in Canadian Social Work Journal

The article entitled, ‘Constructing a teacher identity: Influence and impact of doctoral studies on the development of a teaching practice’ is published in Canadian Social Work Journal’s latest issue

 

Gerardo Betancourt, PhD Student, recognized with an ALLSWE Scholarship

Gerardo Betancourt is the 2015 recipient of the ALLSWE scholarship   The Association of Latina and Latino […]