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Since its inception in 1966, the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) has developed a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and practicum instruction. The 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 an overarching framework of social justice, equity, inclusivity and relexivity and provides students flexibility in choosing the direction of their learning in micro and/or macro social work practice. more

Dates and Scheduling:

2016-2017 Term Dates: (inclusive)
Fall:  Monday, September 12, 2016 - Friday, December 9, 2016
Winter:  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - Monday, April 3, 2017
Spring:  Monday, April 17, 2017 - Monday, June 19, 2017

Next Steps for Incoming MSW and PhD Students:

Headstart Session / Incoming Student Registration Guide

Orientation Information

Returning MSW and PhD Student Information:

Returning Student Registration Guide 2016/17


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Nick Coady, Faculty of Social Work The second edition of Nick's co-edited textbook on clinical social work practice theory was published last year. Although this book is largely a survey of clinical theory, it is grounded in a generalist-eclectic framework for social work practice that includes an emphasis on the importance of relationship factors and the artistic elements of practice. Nick has also recently completed a research report on menís experiences of child welfare services and the findings will be part of coauthored chapter in a forthcoming book.

Nick Coady
Dean,
Faculty of Social Work