More than ever before the world needs Social Workers…

February 28, 2021 in Social Work Week |

Social workers are a part of the helping profession. I first learned about social work when I was in Highschool because my mother works at a hospital and works closely with social workers daily. After learning more about the role of a social worker, I was drawn to this field. I graduated from Ryerson University […]

Social Workers: Helping Resolve Life’s Challenges

Every year in March, Canadians acknowledge the important work provided by Social Workers with Social Work Week. This year, the theme is “From everyday issues to complex needs: Social Workers, it’s what we do” and is being held the week of March 4-10, 2019. The primary role of a Social Worker is to help people […]

The week that was Social Work Week 2018: “Social Workers on The Front Line of Real Issues”

Mosaic Home Care, myself (Jane Teasdale), Dina Campeis, Kevin Lopes and our co-op student Laura Lee made our ways to three separate hospitals, Michael Garron, Mackenzie Health and North York General and hosted lunches for the social workers. The North York General Hospital event was sponsored by Mosaic Homecare Services & Community Resource Centres, Elder […]

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Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation: Celebrating Best Community Practices Symposium

Hi everyone, I wanted to let you know I will be one of the speakers at this Thursday’s OSCO’s Overcoming Loneliness and Social Isolation Symposium.  There is a wealth of experience on a good size panel, each of whom will be speaking for 15 minutes on their area of expertise.   I think this is a […]

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Social Work Week: Our aging population and the “Retirement Community” concept.

Last week was “Social Work Week” in Canada and I thought this post from Jen Beninato, a social service worker and MemoryPlus Manager for Delmanor Elgin Mills Retirement Residence, would be appropriate to help mark that week. —————- The global population is aging at an accelerated rate. In 1950, just over 5% of the world’s […]

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Social work week..A North York General Hospital Event “Mobilizing Strengths in Individuals & Communities”

March 3, 2015 in Social work |

“Social Work Week (SWW) is celebrated annually across Canada during the month of March. In Ontario, the first week of March marks the start of NSWW. Activities that occur during this time highlight the role and contribution of the profession in providing services to the public. Each year a theme is selected that reflects the […]

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Come join us for a “rare opportunity” to listen to one of Canada’s top Geriatric Care Professionals.

Come join us for a “rare opportunity” to listen to one of Canada’s top Geriatric Care Professionals. “For Seniors and Children of Seniors: Living the Way You Want!” By Audrey Miller of Elder Caring Inc, a Geriatric Care Specialist and Registered Social Worker.  Audrey who you may well have seen on an RBC branch infomercial, […]

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Happy Social Work Week 2014 to all those whose profession is critical in helping society overcome its most vital and personal of challenges.

March 5, 2014 in Events, Social work |

“Social Work Week (SWW) was established by the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) in March 1990 to recognize the contribution of social workers across the country. Each year a different theme is selected to serve as a focus for activities within the profession and promotion of the role of social work with the public. […]

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