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Innovate@BCSocialWork provides an interactive space for those who are committed to social justice.

BCSSW Commencement

Join family and friends, at this year’s School of Social Work Diploma Ceremony to be held Monday, May 22nd on Burns Library Lawn, at 12 noon. 

US News and World Report Rankings Badge

BCSSW is one of the top ten social work schools nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2017 rankings.


Neuroscience Alumni Build Networks Between the Brain and Social Work

Research Spotlight

Neuroscience Alumni Build Networks Between the Brain and Social Work

When Associate Professor Jessica Black set out to establish her innovative program merging neuroscience with social work, she knew that, in order for it to be truly successful, it would need to impact the most students as possible. From the clinical concentrator dedicated to serving those living at the margins on the front lines, to the macro specialist with aspirations of one day occupying a major public office, each could benefit greatly from understanding the impact of social context on brain development.      

From the Blog: Neuroscience Alumni Build Networks Between the Brain and Social Work »

Skylar Chew

Global Spotlight

Global Field Ed Dispatches: Moving Moments with Unaccompanied Minors

This semester, Innovate@BCSW followed the experiences of several BC Social Work students who have embarked on international field education placements in Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. This is the final post from Skylar Chew, who is working in Mytilini on the island of Lesvos, Greece.

From the Blog: Global Field Ed Dispatches: Moving Moments with Unaccompanied Minors »