Dr. Marilyn Herie, MSW, PhD, RSW
Dr. Marilyn Herie, MSW, PhD, RSW, is recognized for her expertise in the use of technology in
social work education and practice. In her work with the Centre for Addiction and Mental
Health (CAMH) and the University of Toronto, Dr. Herie incorporates distributed learning and
social media in reaching professionals from across Canada and from over 15 disciplines. Also,
she has engaged in research and education focused on online clinical education in social work,
teaching a Masterslevel online addictions in MSW course for nearly 10 years. She is Director of
the TEACH Project, a University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine Certificate Program in
Cessation Counselling at CAMH. Marilyn is also Director of the University of Toronto’s Collaborative Program in Addiction
Studies and Assistant Professor (status only) at the FactorInwentash Faculty of Social Work at U. of T.
"The Digital Communication Power Tools Transforming Social Work Today"
OASW Social Work Provincial Conference - Saturday November 10, 2012
This dynamic, interactive presentation will examine key and cuttingedge communication tools. These will include social media (blogging, social networking and videosharing); cloudbased and distributed meeting, learning and collaboration platforms (virtual meetings, telesocial work, online learning); and etherapy. At the end of the session, as one of several primary learning objectives, you will access resources and tips for using digital communications tools to their full potential.