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The Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) offers social work programs at the bachelorís, masterís and doctoral levels. The BSW program, located at Laurierís 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):† Closed

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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Carol Stalker, Faculty of Social Work Carolís research interests include inter-professional practice in primary health care, comparing the effectiveness of different service delivery models for community- based mental health counselling, effective interventions with adult survivors of child abuse, promoting sensitive practice by health professionals when they work with survivors of child abuse and improving social work practice with refugees and immigrants. She is currently completing a pilot study of the experiences of patients and physicians in response to the Family Health Team model of primary health care funded by the Manulife Centre for Healthy Living. She is a co-author of the recently published Handbook on Sensitive Practice for Health Care Professionals: Lessons from Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse published by the Family Violence Prevention Unit, Public Health Agency of Canada and available on the internet (http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/ncfv-cnivf/pdfs/nfntsx-handbook_e.pdf

Carol Stalker
Professor,
Faculty of Social Work