MSW Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency

MSW-ITR: Brochure

The Master in Social Work, Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency program provides students with a course of study in trauma relevant to the complex needs and demands of practitioners working with individuals, families, schools and communities affected by generational and historical pain and suffering. Students will learn first-hand the effects of trauma through experiential knowledge and learned knowledge from experts in the area. Students will undertake a two-year course of study that focuses on theoretical knowledge, personal development and skill building through face-to-face seminars, on-line distance learning and mentoring through field placements.


  1. MSW-ITR Application Instructions 2020
  2. The SGS online application for 2020 will open by the end of September 2019.

Application Templates/Instructions:


Application Deadlines for September 2020





October 17, 2019** SGS Online Application
Application Fee
Official Academic Transcripts
Scanned Transcripts
November 1, 2019

Final Date to submit Online Application for September 2020 consideration

SGS Online Application
Application Fee
Official Academic Transcripts
Scanned Transcripts
November 15, 2019 Final date for receipt of references and other supporting documents. This includes the following which should be submitted electronically:

MSW-ITR Program Application Form
MSW-ITR Written Statement
Two References
Demographic Questionnaire (Optional)

** To avoid disappointment, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit the online application, application fee, scanned and official transcripts by October 17, 2019, to allow sufficient time for referees to send in their electronic references. Once you confirm your application by proceeding to payment, the system will send an email to your referees inviting them to submit the completed form directly to the application database using a secure interface. Your referees will be provided with a template of the electronic form. The reference will be due on November 15, 2019.