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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

Incoming & Returning Students:  Course Registration Opens May 15, 2014

Incoming Student Registration Guide:  click here

Returning Student Registration Guide:  click here

Headstart Information:  click here

Orientation Information:  click here

LAURIER Bachelor of Social Work information: Laurier Brantford BSW program or email Recruitment & Admissions Laurier Brantfordat chooselaurierbrantford@wlu.ca


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Amy Lings, Faculty of Social Work Prior to finding herself in the MSW program at Laurier, Amy Lings spent time as a crisis counsellor and as a teacher in Asia. Her time on the other side of the world gave her the opportunity to realize and develop a passion for the social work profession. Amy’s desire to further her education, without compromising her love of working in an international setting led her to pursue her MSW at Laurier. “The fact that I could get my degree while gaining international experience made Laurier the perfect fit for me” says Amy, whose career goals include working with victims of violence in developing countries. Although Laurier seemed a perfect fit for Amy, the challenges of suffering from an invisible disability caused her anxiety. “I was worried I would be judged or discriminated against, a common occurrence, but I have found the community of social work to be very understanding and accommodating. And with their support I am heading to China for my next practicum!”

Amy Lings
MSW Student,
Faculty of Social Work