Social Workers & Truth & Reconciliation: Practices for the Future The Faculty of Social Work welcomes Michael Redhead Champagne to speak on reconciliation. Event details: Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023 Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location: Room 544 University Centre (5th Floor), Fort Garry Campus Light lunch to follow.
Eighty years ago this October, the Faculty of Social Work opened its doors to meet the shortage of trained staff in Manitoba social welfare agencies. This year, we celebrate the alumni who have graduated from our Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work and Ph.D. programs over the past 80 years. The Faculty of Social Work 80th Anniversary Homecoming reception will be hosted by The Honourable Anita R. Neville, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba on September 14th. This year’s Homecoming celebration welcomes alumni from the past 60 years. During the reception, we will be presenting the Helen Mann 50th Anniversary Award to members of the community who have made outstanding contributions to the field of social work. The Helen Mann 50th Anniversary Award recipients to be honoured during our Homecoming 2023 reception: Jill Taylor-Brown (2023) Lynne Fineman (2022) Lindsay Bacala (2021) Lorna Hanson (2020) Jainna Cabral (2019)
On July 20th, the Government of Canada announced nearly $900,000 in funding to the University of Manitoba for a project aimed at increasing research capacity in child maltreatment, child welfare and family violence.