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The Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) offers social work programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels. The BSW program, located at Laurier’s Brantford campus, offers a generalist BSW with a unique focus on Aboriginal issues. The MSW program has three fields of study: Individuals, Families, and Groups; Community, Policy, Planning, and Organizations; and Aboriginal Wholistic Healing. The PhD program provides students with opportunities for advanced scholarship and professional growth in two fields of study: Studies in Social Work Practice, and Critical Social Policy and Organizational Studies. Since its inception in 1966, the FSW has developed a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and practicum instruction. more

Dates and Scheduling:

2014-2015 Term Dates: (inclusive)
Fall:  Monday, September 8, 2014 - Thursday, December 4, 2014
Winter:  Monday, January 5, 2015 - Thursday, April 2, 2015
Spring:  Monday, April 20, 2015 - Monday, June 22, 2015

 ADMISSIONS 2015 Deadline Dates

MSW Advanced Standing (full-time):  December 1, 2014 

MSW Two year (full-time):  January 15, 2015

PhD Program (full/part-time):  January 15, 2015

MSW Aboriginal Field of Study (full/part-time):  April 1, 2015 

MSW Four year (part-time):  May 1, 2015

Applicants are encouraged to review all information on the ADMISSIONS website; particular attention should be given to the FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS section for information such as; How to Apply, How to Submit Application, Referee Requirements, etc.

LAURIER Bachelor of Social Work information: Laurier Brantford BSW program or email

Recruitment & Admissions Laurier Brantfordat chooselaurierbrantford@wlu.ca


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People at Laurier

Ginette Lafreničre, Faculty of Social Work Dr. Lafreničre teaches both at the Master's and Ph.D. levels courses in research methods, diversity, community development and social change. She is the founding Director of the Social Innovation Research Group (S.I.R.G) which is a research and training incubator comprised of a multidisciplinary group of researchers and community practitioners dedicated to university/community collaboration. She has recently been appointed as the Director of the Manulife Centre for Healthy Living. Dr. Lafreničre's work is centered within three main areas of research and practice: university-community collaboration, violence against women, and poverty and social justice.

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