Faculty / Academic Area :
Faculty of Social Work
Department : Master of Social Work
Term : Winter 2021 - Jan. 4 - Feb. 14
Days / Times : Online
Campus : Online Learning
Hours per week / Hours Total : 36 hrs total Anticipated Class Size : 25
Additional Course Requirements : None Notes on Additional Course Requirements : In accordance with Article 16.1.2 (d) in multi-sectioned courses, for the sake of consistency, to cooperate with approved departmental policies with regard to the design and presentation of course materials, and the evaluation of students.
Position Summary : Transformative social work practice is understood to encompass critical reflexivity and action that aims to disrupt current social inequalities and manifestations of power inherent in the delivery of social services and community work.
The fluid concept of social justice will be deconstructed and explored through a variety of theoretical lenses including, but not limited to Indigenous, anti-racist, feminist, queer, disability and transnational perspectives.
Theories of progressive social change practices will be explored in order to lead the student to think about concepts such as colonialism, intersectionality, power and resistance within social work practices.
Students will also be encouraged to engage in reflexivity with regards to their own experiences of intersecting identities and how they are situated within relations of power.
Qualifications - Required : Master's Degree
Qualifications - Discipline : Social Work or related
Qualifications - Other : PhD Degree an asset and previous experience and / or significant training in online teaching preferred.
Eligibility for appointment to the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies is required to teach graduate courses.