(Updated May 7, 2020)
All in-person courses across U of T’s three campuses have been cancelled and teaching is now being provided through other means. All FIFSW instructional courses were moved online effective Monday, March 16. Summer courses at FIFSW and across U of T are proceeding as scheduled but remotely.
COVID-19 Emergency Grant for FIFSW students
During our community updates, we heard from many of you about the multiple ways in which you have been flexible and resilient in response to this pandemic. We have also heard of unexpected financial hardships. In response, we have launched the FIFSW COVID-19 Emergency Grant for students who experienced COVID-19 related hardships occurring in March and April, 2020. Click here to learn more.
Student community meetings
The next student community meeting is scheduled for June (date and time TBD).
Questions and answers covered in previous meetings can be found here or in the PDFs linked to below:
Restricted Duties for Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work Practicums
Given the evolving situation related to COVID-19, please note that all practicum students are to now move to remote learning. At this point, summer practicums will also take place remotely.
- Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research FAQ
- Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council: Update on COVID-19 and impact on policies, programs, and operations
U of T’s response and FAQs
- Government of Canada Travel Advice (COVID-19)
- Ontario Ministry of Health
- Toronto Public Health
- Peel Public Health
- Public Health Ontario
- Public Health Agency of Canada
- World Health Organization
- CAMH: Mental health and COVID-19
Members of the FIFSW community who have questions, are encouraged to contact appropriate faculty member below:
Master of Social Work:
David Burnes, Associate Dean, Academic, and Associate Professor
Eileen McKee, Assistant Dean, Field Education
Lin Fang, PhD Program Director, and Associate Professor
David J. Brennan, Associate Dean, Research, and Professor