The Voice of the Social Work Profession
OASW and its School Social Work Advisory Group were pleased to welcome more than 300 registrants to the School Social Work Symposium, Affirming Identities: Tools for Student Mental Wellness in the COVID Era, on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 online.
Panel | Identities at the Forefront: How to Put Inclusion into Action in Our Schools
We're pleased to share the recording of our Symposium panel discussion, which explored practical tips and tools to support student mental health in identity-affirming ways.
OASW and the School Social Work Advisory Group have compiled a selection of related resources to help participants continue their learning.
9:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Opening Ceremony and Remarks from OASW and the School Social Work Advisory Group (SSWAG)
9:30 to 11:00 a.m.
KEYNOTE: The Moth and the Stars: Culture, Identity, and Affirmation
Bee Quammie, Multi-Passionate Creative, Writer and Award-Winning Digital Content Creator
11:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Special Guest Presenter
Patrick Case, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Education Equity Secretariat
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
School Mental Health Ontario | Presentation on the Implementation of Right Time, Right Care
Lisa Doerksen, MSW, RSW, and Team Lead, Prevention/Early Intervention and System Collaboration
1:15 to 1:30 p.m.
Award Presentation and Remarks: 2022 School Social Work Achievement Award
1:30 to 3:45 p.m.
PANEL: Identities at the Forefront: How to Put Inclusion into Action in our Schools
3:45 to 4:00 p.m.
Learn more about our expert speakers and the experiences they bring to the table.
OASW and its School Social Work Advisory Group were delighted to recognize Claire Perusse with the 2022 School Social Work Achievement Award at the Symposium on November 15.
About the Award | About Claire
Thank you to all members of our School Social Work Advisory Committee for sharing your expertise and insights to help make this critical event a success: