It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Richard Splane, Professor Emeritus of the School of Social Work, UBC. Prof. Splane passed away peacefully at his residence in Vancouver on Sunday Nov. 8, 2015.
On September 24th, 2013, the school was proud to unveil its new logo. The logo was designed by artist Ray Sim, a member of the Musqueam Salish Nation, and it depicts Raven transforming into a human child.
Neighbourhood Houses in Metro Vancouver — How do neighbourhood houses, as place-based, multi-service, community-governed, non-profit organizations, affect social equity, collective efficacy, and inclusion, based on the cases of Metro Vancouver?
The UBC School of Social Work acknowledges that we are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Musqueam people. We thank and honour the Musqueam people for making space in their territories for us to learn, work and live as visitors on their territory.
New Chapter Published by SOWK Sessional Instructor, Alyson Quinn
The school Sessional Instructor, Alyson Quinn’s new chapter, Pedagogy for an Integrative Practice: Experiential Unity Theory and Model, has been published in Holistic Engagement Transformative Education for Social Workers In The 21st Century, an anthology edited by Loretta Pyles and Gwendolyn Adam.
Honour 100 Education Alumni
On September 23, 2015 the UBC Faculty of Education hosted a dinner in the new Robert H Lee Alumni Centre. The purpose was to honour 100 Education Alumni (out of 52,000 that have graduated from the program since 1958). Included in this group presented with Alumni Awards was Dr. Shelly Johnson of the School of […]
Social Work Student Receives Banting & Best Scholarship
April, 2015 – Jon Breen, a PhD candidate within the School of Social Work, has recently been awarded the Banting and Best Canada Graduate Scholarship. This three-year award, provided by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, is described as providing “special recognition and support” to doctoral students in a health related field in Canada who […]