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News Category: FIFSW Students in the News

Fall 2020 graduate Virginia Isaac is “proud to be among those making a difference in people’s lives during the pandemic”


Virginia Isaac (MSW 2020) is a community social worker with the Government of Nunavut, but these days she […]

Health & Wellness at U of T launches a new peer support service — with help from social work students


Cross-posted from University of Toronto Student Life Health & Wellness peer support is a new drop-in mental […]

Alona Amurao’s award-winning article on Medical Assistance in Dying is published in Canadian Social Work Review

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  Recent FIFSW graduate Alona Amurao (MSW 2018) received first place in the Student Article Competition hosted […]

PhD student Gerardo Betancourt explores how an HIV program for Spanish-speaking communities is applying lessons learned to help communities during the COVID-19 pandemic


A new article, by FIFSW PhD Candidate, Gerardo Betancourt, explores how the organization Community Without Borders has […]

Lessons from the front lines: Master of Social Work student Mariah Douglas applies foundational skills developed at FIFSW to her work at CAMH


On any given day during the pandemic, the news is full of stories about how the crisis […]

A new study by Shen (Lamson) Lin examines health inequities among older adults in China

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A new study, published this week in the International Journal of Health Services, found that older adults […]

PhD student Shen (Lamson) Lin receives a CIHR IPPH Travel Award


Third-year FIFSW PhD student Shen (Lamson) Lin has received a travel award to present at the Canadian […]

Black History Month at FIFSW

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In honour of Black History Month, the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work’s Black History Month Committee — […]

Strengthening community, communication and research through art

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  In 2010, after 12 years of teaching the course Violence Against Women and Children: Multi-Disciplinary Responses […]

CTV covers FIFSW research on Canadian Refugees and depression

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A new study of Canadians aged 45-85 has found that refugees were 70% more likely to suffer […]