The School of Social Work invites applications from individuals interested in teaching as per course instructors for the spring 2024 semester.
March 1, 2024, is the deadline to apply for Memorial's Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) program for fall 2024 admission.
Student Services Coordinator, School of Social Work and the Indigenous Student Resource Centre
Faculty member Dr. Ami Goulden will be presenting research at the Society for Social Work and Research (SSWR) 28th Annual Conference being held in Washington DC, January 10-14, 2024.
Memorial University seeks a visionary and dynamic leader to serve as Dean of the School of Social Work.
Congratulations to our interim dean, Dr. Sulaimon Giwa, on being awarded the 2023 President's Award for Exceptional Community Service. Bravo, Dr. Giwa!
Memorial University’s School of Social Work is currently seeking qualified applicants to fill two positions with the Field Education Team.
Dr. Nicole Schott joins Memorial University's School of Social Work as a Banting postdoctoral fellow.
Congratulations to School of Social Work PhD student and instructor Kristen Hynes, RSW, on winning the Best Student Poster (Humanities) at the 24th Aldrich Multidisciplinary Conference!
Congratulations to School of Social Work faculty member Ami Goulden, on winning the 2023 Disability Manuscript Award.
We are inviting applications from individuals interested in teaching in the Winter 2024 semester.
Dr. Sulaimon Giwa, interim dean and associate professor, School of Social Work, has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (RSC) — one of the nation’s highest scholarly honours.
Dr. Giwa is recognized worldwide for his community-engaged research in forensic social work, race and sexuality, and the effects of structural racism on racialized and LGBTQ people.
Orientation for new Bachelor of Social Work students takes place Tuesday, Sept. 5. Undergraduate classes at Memorial begin Wednesday, Sept. 6.
We are excited and proud to present Passion and Purpose: The Strategic Framework of the School of Social Work 2022-2027.
Dr. Shaikh was awarded $53,250 from SSHRC’s Aid to Scholarly Journals grants.
Congratulations to our BSW and MSW grads from previous years who are attending their postponed convocation ceremony today!
Congratulations to Memorial’s School of Social Work alumna Christine Peddle (BSW 2016, BA 2013) on being awarded the Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s (CGS M).
Join us as we celebrate!
Congratulations to our bachelor of social work spring graduates!
Congratulations to our graduate students who were honoured at Memorial’s recent Graduate Awards Ceremony!
Congratulations to our master of social work spring graduates!
Congratulations Dr. Adjei!
Dr. Paul Banahene Adjei was named one of the Most Inspiring Immigrants in Atlantic Canada in 2022.
March 28th - Dr. Stephen Ellenbogen
March 29th - Dr. Kathy de Jong
March 31st - Dr. Sulaimon Giwa
Congratulations to Dr. Bren LeFrancois on receiving the University Research Professor Award!
To celebrate Black History Month, the School of Social Work’s Equity and Diversity Committee presents: “Our Struggle is the Struggle of Memory against Forgetfulness’: Blacks and Canada’s History”.
Honouring the legacy of Black Canadians and their communities
Congratulations to PhD student Siham Elkassem!
Winter term information
Dealing with another COVID-19 variant
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Andrew Harvey's family, friends and colleagues
Dr. Gail Wideman is the School of Social Work's new Interim Associate Dean, Graduate Programs and Research.
Dr. Janet Fitzpatrick reported missing
School welcomes Dr. Sulaimon Giwa as new Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs
Welcome to all our new students and to our returning students!
School excited to congratulate Dr. Mullings on new appointment!
Dr. Paul Banahene Adjei appointed new interim dean
New program starting in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut in September
Did you know ... ?
The School of Social Work has committed to actions that can be found in our Anti-Black Racism and Anti-Indigenous Racism statements.
The 2021 theme is: Social Work is Essential
School commits to actions in newly-released Anti-Indigenous Racism Statement
"Choose to Challenge" is the 2021 International Women's Day theme.
There are many resources available to help us all cope during these trying times.
Dr. Paul Banahene Adjei discusses Black History Month on Out of the Fog.
Join us for a presentation to celebrate Black History Month
Thank you to our donors and congratulations to our scholarship, award and bursary winners!
Dr. Shelly Birnie-Lefcovitch is moving on to new adventures.
Dr. Paul Adjei chats with Dr. Vianne Timmons
Centre for Social Enterprise launches NL's first incubator for businesses that focus on social impact
School of Social Work’s partner, the Centre for Social Enterprise, launches The Social Ventures Incubator
Interim Dean Heather Hair applauds new graduates on behalf of the school
Dr. Paul Banahene Adjei and Dr. Delores Mullings have been appointed Interim Associate Dean of graduate programs and Interim Associate Dean of undergraduate programs, respectively.
Social work professor co-authors op-ed to help deepen understanding of and offer a shared language for EDI at Memorial University.
The School is excited to welcome our newest cohorts!
For the Fall 2020 term and beyond, all BSW and MSW social work courses (SCWK) will NOT offer a PAS or FAL as an option. All final grades will be a numeric value.
Dr. Heather Hair has been appointed interim dean of the School of Social Work
School commits to anti-Black racism actions
Check out The Telegram's 20 Questions with critical race scholar Dr. Sulaimon Giwa
Welcome to Lynsey Soper-Thistle!
Members of the School of Social Work speak out and join forces on anti-racism and anti-Black racism
SaferMedsNL (facilitated through MUN Pharmacy) has developed a sleeping pill public awareness campaign that highlights how COVID-19 has disrupted our sleep habits.
You're invited to Memorial's Hat's Off! Facebook live virtual event to celebrate you!
Join virtual workshop May 20, 2020.
Dr. Sean Cadigan has been appointed as the new dean of record for the School of Social Work.
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The March 2020 theme is: United by Diversity, Strengthened by Inclusion
Building student and community research capacity
One of our 2nd degree BSW students has passed away.
Ms. Marjory (Campbell) Macdiarmid made a huge contribution to Memorial’s School of Social Work and to many future social workers.
Field education team welcomes new members
Welcome to our newest faculty member, Karun Karki!
Three new Professional Associates honoured at recent Field Education Recognition event
Record number of master of social work (MSW) students graduating at one time!
Dr. Gail Wideman co-convenes group that collaborates with academics, health and community partners and people with lived experience to explore how the bonds between people and animals affect the health and well-being of both.
Honour to be bestowed during Memorial's fall convocation.
Thrilled to be meeting our new bachelor of social work students!
We're proud to help share the inspiring stories of our alumni and their family members who are also Memorial School of Social Work alumni (or soon-to-be!)
Dr. Frank Hawkins is the newest addition to our Where are They Now? series.
Congratulations to all our students who were celebrated at the Annual Scholarships, Awards & Celebration of Student Success Ceremony held recently at the Bruneau Centre.
Nine new PhD students were on campus for a meet and greet as they begin their program.
Dr. Turner, social work educator and academic, passed away on Saturday, April 27.
The School of Social Work shares in the grief of Dana Brothers’ family and friends.
The School of Social Work, in partnership with the Aboriginal Resource Office, is excited to launch the Visiting Aboriginal Elders Pilot Project!
Dr. Ross Klein has been appointed interim dean of the School of Social Work effective Jan. 1, 2019, until a permanent dean is appointed.
Minister Dempster recognizes 50 years of professional social work education
CASWE President and Executive Director meet with School of Social Work members
Fourteen MSW students and two PhD students graduated during Memorial's fall convocation
Dr. Donna Hardy Cox has been chosen for the role of Memorial’s associate vice-president (academic) students
Very first field instructors named Professional Associates of the School of Social Work.
Opportunity to be appointed as Professional Associates with Memorial University
Off to new adventures!
Addressing Islamophobia in NL conference this weekend
Outstanding Community Service Award
Three new assistant professors will be joining us prior to the September 2018 academic year.
In 2018, the School of Social Work at Memorial University of Newfoundland celebrates its 50th Anniversary of Professional Social Work Education. Join us to celebrate this great milestone and learn about the legacy left behind!
Prof. Marion Bogo receives honorary Doctor of Laws, honoris causa at Memorial's spring convocation.
Celebrating excellence at the School of Social Work
Come see what students have created in conjunction with community!
Bringing change to life
Join in on discussions and to remember the worshipers killed and injured during the 2017 terrorist attack in Quebec City.
Exciting year ahead as School celebrates 50th anniversary of professional social work education!
The Right Here, Right Now Drop-In Counselling Initiative, a partnership between the St. John’s Status of Women Council/Women’s Centre and the School of Social Work, today releases a comprehensive evaluation of their innovative pilot program.
Congratulations to Dr. Dennis Kimberley, retiring after 32 years of service to Memorial and to the School of Social Work.
The school is thrilled to welcome 59 new BSW students this fall!
So proud of all of our spring graduates!
The Centre for Social Enterprise, a campus-wide centre led by a partnership between the Faculty of Business Administration, the School of Social Work and the School of Music, was officially launched on May 25 on Memorial's St. John's campus.
We are excited to finally launch our new, modern responsive website!
Social workers help people, families and communities across the country create real change around real life issues. Every year in March, Canada celebrates the important contributions of these social justice professionals.