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SK651 (OA3) Online – Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals

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Author ahnationtalk
Date March 20, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Online Learning
Category Information Technology
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 10229
Position Title : SK651 (OA3) Online – Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Social Work
Department : Social Work
Term : Spring 2019 (May 6-June 17, 2019)
Days/Times : Online
Campus : Online Learning
Hours per week/Hours Total : 36 hours 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 : This course builds on SK522 by taking a more in-depth look at the
integration of theory and practice in clinical work with a variety of client presenting problems. It includes an overview of major classes of psychiatric diagnoses and a critical look at the value of such diagnostic categories considering race, culture, class, gender, sexual orientation and so forth. The strengths and weaknesses of various theoretical approaches to intervening with specific client problems and populations are reviewed
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. The procedure for appointment can be found at the following link:
Salary : $5,019
Application Deadline : March 26, 2019
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants
  • CV (required)
  • Proof of academic credentials for highest degree earned*

Required for External Applicants

  • Cover Letter
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching (copies of official teaching evaluation results from your institution)

Optional for all Applicants:

  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

*Applicants will be required to submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree prior to being awarded a contract. It is highly recommended that applicants include this verification with their application.

To Apply : Address Applications electronically to:
Dr. Eliana Suarez
Chair, Part-Time Appointment Committee
c/o Tanya Diriye

This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on : March 14, 2019
Posting Ends : March 26, 2019
Please Note : For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact

All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.


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