Welcome to the School of Social Work

Strengthening the social well-being of individuals, families and communities.

The 2018 admissions period will open in September 2017.

Informed by a vision of social justice, the School of Social Work promotes social well-being, change, healing, and growth at multiple levels. We are committed to fostering the integration of varied and diverse theoretical perspectives which contribute to holding central the dynamic interplay between individuals and their environments.

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No child left behind

“There are tremendous research opportunities for students who come here to complete their master’s degree in Social Work,” says Professor Judy Gillespie.  “Our campus supports and encourages interprofessional networking and collaborations as the way forward for social work practice.”

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John Graham is the New Director for the School of Social Work

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are delighted to welcome the School’s Director, Dr. John Graham, who comes to us from Florida Atlantic University, where he was Director of the School of Social Work (2014-16) and before that Professor/Murray Fraser Professor at the Faculty of Social Work, University of Calgary (1997-2014).

 

John’s scholarship was recently recognized as being among the top 50 most cited in the English speaking world. His most recent book was recently released by Oxford University Press.  John brings to the School a longstanding commitment to tier one scholarship, excellence in social work practice, and culturally competent approaches to the profession.

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Centre for Inclusion and Citizenship

Creating an interactive on-line map that strives to further the inclusion and full citizenship of people with intellectual disabilities & their families across British Columbia.

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Interprofessional Clinic

School of Social Work graduate student clinicians discuss the Interprofessional Clinic on the Okanagan Campus of UBC

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Centre for the Study of Services to Children and Families

The Centre focuses on identifying effective services for children and families with an emphasis on serving diverse populations

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