Recruiting Near-Peer Mentors
The Transforming the Field Education Landscape project is recruiting BSW & MSW students to be part of Canada's first social work Near-Peer mentorship program.
Field Research Scholars Needed
The Transforming the Field Education Landscape project is recruiting social work graduate students (MSW/PhD) and postdoctoral scholars who are passionate about research in field education! The Field Research Scholars program is a year-long program whose objectives include: transforming graduates into highly qualified personnel, creating professional development opportunities for emerging social work researchers in field education and fostering a network of mentor relationships and peer collaboration.
To apply send your resume and cover letter with a 100-200 word statement detailing why you're interested in this program
New UCalgary Resource on Anti-Black Racism
The University of Calgary's Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion has created a great new website: Taking Action Against Anti-Black Racism. The new site includes important information including:
- Black Albertans You Should Know;
- Books by & on Black Canadians;
- films about Black experience;
- statistical profiles; and,
- How to get involved.
Two social work students among TEDxYYC 2020 featured speakers
Keeta Gladue attempts to decolonize Disney princesses, while Byanca Nimijean talks about the importance of speaking up when it matters...
Virtual Mental Health Training Programs (Online Professional Development)
Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Intervention Training
Open to all UCalgary students, faculty, and staff
QPR is an evidence-based suicide prevention training that teaches participants how to recognize and support someone who may be having thoughts of suicide.
Multiple QPR training sessions will be running in Fall 2020.
The Inquiring Mind Student Mental Health Training
Open to all UCalgary students
In this 2-part training, offered in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, participants will learn ways they can support their own mental health and resiliency, as well as support others and reduce stigma.