Course Dates: October 14 - December 10, 2019

Details & Registration

Brand new online course on social work with groups is now open for registration...

  • 3 four-hour modules on engaging topics:
    • THE POWER OF GROUPS
    • GROUP LEADERSHIP, WORKING WITH CONFLICT, & USE OF ACTIVITIES
    • EVALUATION IN GROUP WORK PRACTICE & USE OF MANUALS IN GROUP WORK

  • Experienced Course Faculty:
    • Dr. Ellen Sue Mesbur, MSW, EdD
    • Dr. Barbara Muskat, BSW, MSW, PhD, RSW
  • Accessible learning delivered online
  • Special pricing available for OASW members

Course Dates: January 6 - April 12, 2020 

Details & Registration

Statistics Canada 2016 census data confirms that there are now more seniors than children in Canada. Working with older adults is a new reality for Social Workers. Designed to expand existing social work knowledge and skills to address the needs of this growing population, OASW is proud to present the online certificate program: Advanced Social Work with Older Adults. Program includes:

  • 6 three-hour modules on engaging topics:
    • NORMAL AGING & GERIATRIC SYNDROMES/CONDITIONS
    • ETHICS & CARE
    • GERIATRIC ASSESSMENT & SCREENING TOOLS
    • POLICY & MACRO PERSPECTIVES
    • MENTAL HEALTH & PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS
    • PHARMACOLOGY
  • Experienced Course Faculty:
    • Dr. Adriana Shnall, PhD, RSW
    • Dr. Colleen McMillan, MSW, RSW, PhD
    • Joyce Hamelin, MSW, RSW
    • Julie Foley, MSW, RSW
    • Linda Wright, MHSc, MSW, Bioethicist
    • Dr. Jennifer Tung, B.Sc, PharmD
  • Accessible learning delivered online
  • Special pricing available for OASW members