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Islamic Heritage Month 2023

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The Parliament of Canada proclaimed October Canadian Islamic History Month in 2007 in recognition of significant contributions […]

FIFSW’s new EDI workshop takes equity, diversity and inclusion to the next level in the Master of Social Work curriculum  

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New funding to support equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) initiatives across U of T is benefiting new […]

Talk It Out, Work It Out marries mental and physical health in a joint program created and run by U of T social work and kinesiology professors and students

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It’s Friday morning and the Jane/Finch Centre is rocking to the soca groove of Kevin Rougier and […]

Meet FIFSW’s Simulation Coordinator and alumna Megan Davies

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Megan Davies can still recall the anxiety she sometimes experienced in her first practicum placement back when […]

100 years later, Mount Sinai Hospital continues connecting the community with care


On a typical day, Mount Sinai Hospital social worker Rebecca Detje (MSW 2010) might be coordinating out-of-region […]

How Terry Cheng helps Chinese women navigate cancer recovery

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Terry Cheng (PhD 2010) knows she’s generalizing when she says Chinese women don’t tend to share their […]

Alumna Ellen Sue Mesbur has both witnessed and led considerable changes in social work education  


Growing up in Edmonton, Alberta, community engagement and organizational leadership was a big part of Ellen Sue […]

Announcing the Marion Bogo Award 


When Professor Marion Bogo passed away suddenly in the Fall of 2021, alumni, students, and social work educators from […]

Rebuilding the Circle uses both western and Nuu-Chah-Nulth healing practices to address the impacts of sexual abuse and assault

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Rebuilding the Circle is a community program started by FIFSW alumna Lisa Robinson, Executive Director of the […]

Sunnybrook celebrates Social Work Week with help from FIFSW students 

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  Each year social work students completing their practicum at Sunnybrook Hospital are tasked with planning and […]