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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:

2013-2014 Term Dates: (inclusive)
Fall:  Monday, September 9, 2013 - Monday, December 2, 2013
Winter:  Monday, January 6, 2014 - Friday, April 4, 2014
Spring:  Monday, April 21, 2014 - Monday, June 23, 2014

ADMISSIONS 2014      

MSW Aboriginal Field of Study (full/part-time):  May 1, 2014 *Deadline Extension*


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


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Ginette Lafrenière, Faculty of Social Work Dr. Lafrenière 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. Lafrenière'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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