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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


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FSW Fall Convocation Reception - October 28, 2016
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Laurier explores hidden histories of provincial institutions Laurier explores hidden histories of provincial institutions
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Research Forum Registration
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Walk-in therapy clinics more effective than traditional counselling sessions, study finds
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Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work participates in interprofessional showcase Laurier’s Faculty of Social Work participates in interprofessional showcase
(Campus Update - Nov 18)
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Lea Caragata, Faculty of Social Work Lea Caragata teaches in the areas of policy and community development. Her research spans issues of marginalization and oppression including considerations of citizenship and the state, gendered precariousness, and the effects of globalization on marginalized peoples. She is the Principal Investigator on a SSHRC Community/University Research Alliance entitled “Lone Mother’s:Building Social Inclusion”. This five-year multi-site research uses a social exclusion lens to explore the experiences of Canadian lone mothers in the face of retrenching welfare systems and non-standard work.

Lea Caragata
Professor,
Faculty of Social Work