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Dr. Ken Barter named professor emeritus

Dr. Ken Barter

Dr. Ken Barter to be publicly recognized as professor emeritus of the School of Social Work during the fall convocation.

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We've moved!

School of Social Work

The School of Social Work is back into its permanent home in St. John's College.

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Blanket exercise brings Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal history to life for new BSW students

L-R: social work students Johanna Adams, Alyssa Maher, Brent Baker, Natasha Parsons and Caitlin Dillon

Exercise raises awareness and is a powerful learning experience

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Seeking to impact the lives of people who use drugs

Dr. Christopher Smith

Dr. Christopher Smith's scholarship seeks to make an impact on the lives of people who use drugs, with the hope of situating Newfoundland and Labrador as a Canadian leader in harm reduction practice and drug policy reform.

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Take the opportunity: Learn and teach online

Dr. Donna Hardy Cox

Dr. Donna Hardy Cox, dean of Memorial's School of Social Work, is a big supporter of online learning and the opportunities it provides to both students and professors. (Watch video testimonial.)

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Welcome to the School of Social Work

Tenure-Track Faculty position available!

Applicants are invited to apply for a tenure-track postion at the rank of assistant professor. Click here to find out more.




Applications to the BSW Program

The 2016 Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) application deadline has passed. Please direct Bachelor of Social Work admissions inquiries to A member of the admissions team will respond to your question(s) as soon as possible.

Check the School of Social Work Calendar for upcoming BSW Information Sessions during the Fall and Winter semesters.

Applications to the MSW Program

All application forms and accompanying documents for admission to the MSW program, which begins in Sept. each year, must be submitted to the School of Graduate Studies on or before the deadline of January 15 in any year.

Applications to the PhD Program

The next deadline for new applicants for the 2017 intake is Sept. 15, 2016.

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Journal Welcomes Submissions, Reviewers






The school’s peer reviewed online journal welcomes submissions from representatives from professional associations, administrators, social work practitioners, and the community members they serve. To learn more about submissions or becoming a reviewer, and to register, visit

Online Field Instructor Course

The Field Education Team at the School of Social Work is pleased to announce that the new field instructor course was made available online as of February 2013. The course is free of charge to any social worker who wants to learn more about field instruction and becoming a field instructor. Read more


Face Forward: President's Report 2015

Multidisciplinary university. Multifaceted individuals. Discover the people and stories of Memorial in this year's report at


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