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Since its inception in 1966, the Lyle S. Hallman Faculty of Social Work (FSW) has developed a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and practicum instruction. The FSW offers social work programs at the bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels.  The BSW program, located at Laurier's Brantford campus, offers a generalist BSW with a unique focus on Aboriginal issues.  The MSW program has an overarching framework of social justice, equity, inclusivity and relexivity and provides students flexibility in choosing the direction of their learning in micro and/or macro social work practice. more


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FSW Fall Convocation Reception - October 28, 2016
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Laurier explores hidden histories of provincial institutions Laurier explores hidden histories of provincial institutions
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Walk-in therapy clinics more effective than traditional counselling sessions, study finds
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Laurierís Faculty of Social Work participates in interprofessional showcase Laurierís Faculty of Social Work participates in interprofessional showcase
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People at Laurier

Nancy Riedel Bowers, Faculty of Social Work Nancy Riedel Bowers teaches child and group therapy courses, as well as the only graduate social work course in Play Therapy in Canada. In her research, she studies the psychotherapeutic process particularly in the area of child and play therapy. Her research recognizes the treatment phases involved in careful intervention planning and selective choice of models for intervention. She is currently co-authoring a book that will address family-based healing models. Nancy has recently been granted status as an APT- Continuing Education Provider and is providing training for 2010-2011 in Newfoundland, Hong Kong, Morocco and other North American settings.

Nancy Riedel Bowers
Assistant Professor,
Faculty of Social Work