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March 15, 2021

World Social Work Month 2021

March is World Social Work Month. The theme for 2021 is “Social Workers Are Essential”. This month is dedicated to learn about and appreciate the positive contributions made through the social work profession. SASW has released their February 2021 Newsletter, highlighting important social work being done in Saskatchewan. This Newsletter also mentions and features our […]

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March 11, 2021

Perspectives from the Field: Heartbreak in the Midst of COVID-19

A Child and Family worker in Saskatchewan has expressed that COVID-19 has been a heartbreaking experience for them, their coworkers, and the families they serve. “Right now we have very limited rooms to facilitate these visits. We are also only holding visits for children who are transitioning into the home, or into a family member’s […]

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March 9, 2021

Perspectives from the Field: Silences and School Absences

A teacher within the Regina Public School system has noted that it has been very difficult to contact families. They say that children are missing so much school they are becoming increasingly behind in their academics and it has been difficult to ensure the safety of all students. “Many children rely on the school for […]

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March 8, 2021

International Women’s Day 2021

March 8, 2021 is International Women’s Day. As with many celebrations during the COVID-19 pandemic, International Women’s Day will look different this year than previous years. This day is an important day to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness about women’s equality, and fundraise for female-focused charities among other ways to participate.  The International 2021 theme […]

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March 4, 2021

Perspectives from the Field: Recognizing the Importance of Health

A service provider with a transitional house for mothers and children involved with the child welfare system in Saskatchewan has noticed the emotional toll social isolation has taken on the mothers that reside at the home. Mothers are becoming more anxious, tired, and bored as isolation continues with limited accessibility to community supports such as […]

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March 3, 2021

High School Graduates at a Crossroads for Enrolling in Post-Secondary During COVID-19

Students who are finishing high school and are thinking about post-secondary education are faced with difficult decisions. While some students are open to the idea of remote learning, some are choosing to defer their start dates with the hope that in-person learning will return in the coming semesters. Students who began their post-secondary education during […]

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