Engage in personal and community change
Pursue a career and your calling in making society a better place for everyone.
Working holistically while recognizing and advancing human rights, you will have the opportunity to respond to those in need in order to promote social change and justice.
Help individuals, as well as society, thrive by promoting positive change and work to give all people an equal opportunity to be healthy. Work with community organizations and government policies to level the playing field and give people opportunities to grow and develop into their best selves.
Small class sizes and opportunities to work closely with peers and professors are keys to student success.
Take part in Social Work Week, celebrated annually across Canada during the month of March.
The School of Social Work aims to educate social workers who can apply critical analyses to respond to those in need in order to promote social change, problem-solving in the context of social justice and respect for human rights, and to improve the general well-being of individuals, groups, communities, and society.
Work in schools, hospitals, mental health agencies and programs, with children and youth, in addiction treatment, crisis intervention, and violence against women programs, and in the areas of community development, social policy, corrections, disability services, and gerontology.