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Alumna Kennes Lin writes about the racist history of Chinese labour in Canada for the Toronto Star


As Labour Day approaches, FIFSW alumna, community social worker, and co-chair of the Chinese Canadian National Council […]

Carmen Logie is creating the first known virtual reality intervention aimed at improving the mental health of urban refugees and displaced youth

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In 2018, social work professor Carmen Logie put on a virtual reality headset for the first time and […]

A letter to new graduates from Andria Allen, president of the FIFSW Alumni Association


Dear Graduates, On behalf of the FIFSW Alumni Association, I wish to congratulate you on reaching this important […]

APTN airs a special presentation of Every Child Matters featuring ITR graduate Lisa Robinson


On June 3, APTV aired a special presentation of Every Child Matters, a documentary by the National […]

Kennes Lin receives the 2021 OASW Beverley Antle Leadership Award from the Ontario Association of Social Workers


FIFSW alumna Kennes Lin was awarded the 2021 OASW Beverley Antle Leadership Award from the Ontario Association […]

Now on YouTube: How the Social Work Profession has Promoted Racism without Racists — Real Talk about Anti-Black Racism

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Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for the event “How the Social Work […]

Alumna Rosemary Sadlier advocated for Black History Month to be recognized across Canada, but her efforts to uplift Black history didn’t end there


Master of Social Work graduate Rosemary Sadlier has dedicated her life’s work to elevating and celebrating Black History […]

Q & A: Rebecca Schuss (MSW 2020) shares how her experience studying Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency at the Factor-Inwentash Faculty led to law school


  When Rebecca Schuss began the Factor-Inwentash Faculty’s Indigenous Trauma and Resiliency (ITR) program, she wasn’t sure […]

Maclean’s magazine lists alumna Cindy Blackstock among Canada’s most influential people


Cindy Blackstock, who received her PhD from Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work in 2009, is on this […]

The art of virtual connection: Emma Silver (MSW 2015) reflects on the challenges and benefits of online care


During my first year of graduate studies at the University of Toronto’s Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, […]