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Derek Stockley

The Dean's Message

"As the school year comes to a close and summer begins our students, staff and faculty are working on exciting research, improving their communities and highlighting campus facilities through events like "Doors Open Toronto". I hope you enjoy learning more about our school and consider sharing with me the ways in which you are making a difference. Enjoy these stories, and if you have one of your own you would like to share, click here."

Derek Stockley
Dean, School of Social and Community Services

Top Stories

CYW Alumnus was Changing Lives by the Age of Twelve

Natasha Bogle graduated from the Child and Youth Worker program at Humber with honours in 2006, but has been changing lives since she was a child.

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Jem Cain to be Recognized for Leading T4C Initiative

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Did you know that Humber participates in the Textbooks for Change program? This program was set up by former School of Social & Community Services support staff member, Jem Cain (one of Humber’s Green ambassadors). In acknowledgement of her efforts, Humber will be presenting her with the Sustainability Award at the annual President’s Breakfast in August.

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SSCS Students Abroad

Apart from our domestic Work-Integrated Learning opportunities, students in the School of Social & Community Services are encouraged to apply their knowledge and skills as global citizens. This 2015/2016 school year, 15 students from across the School proposed and engaged in their own unique field placements. In collaboration with the School, each of these students developed field placement experiences in Guyana, Australia, South Africa, USA, Jamaica, Philippines, and Germany. If you know of students who might be interested in these opportunities, please connect with your Placement Coordinator or the Placement Manager for more details.

Restorative Justice in the United Kingdom

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The School of Social & Community Services has expanded their partnership agreement with the University of Gloucestershire to allow for students to engage in the rich experience of field placements in the United Kingdom.

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Murder Mystery a Resounding Success!

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Was it a crime of passion? Could it have been a burglary gone wrong? Might it have been bad business? These were the questions posed to visitors at Humber’s Centre for Justice Leadership this spring for Doors Open 2016.

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News & Events

Cyber Crime Specialist

Starting Fall 2016, Humber’s Cyber Crime Specialist program will focus on the subject of technology and the internet as a means of criminal behaviour and how the immediacy of a world-wide connection, speed and privacy concerns pose a danger to communities and individuals. The program also delves into how these potential dangers can be managed by Cyber Crime Specialists.

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Mindfulness Studies

Starting Fall 2016, Humber will be home to the "Mindfulness Studies" program. This program will help participants learn more about emerging mindfulness trends and their influence on psychotherapy, medical, educational and corporate settings. Participants will learn various approaches, practices and influences, as well as the ethics and attitudes associated with living an awake and mindful life.

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Eighth Annual Community Partnership Appreciation Event

On Tuesday, June 7th, the School of Social & Community Services hosted its eighth annual Community Partnership Appreciation Event at the Assembly Hall in Toronto. The event gave the School of Social & Community Services the opportunity to formally recognize the invaluable contributions of the agencies and supervisors who host and mentor our students in their field/internship placements.

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Doors Open Toronto

On Saturday May 28, Humber took part in Doors Open Toronto.

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Lakeshore Lodge Tree Planting Day

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On Thursday May 26, Amanda Scala’s Contemporary Social Problems class took part in the annual Lakeshore Lodge Tree Planting Day.

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Upcoming Events


4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Bachelor of Arts – Child and Youth Care 2nd Annual Thesis Poster Presentation

Join us on April 21, 2016 for the 2nd annual Bachelor of Child and Youth Care Thesis Poster presentations. The presentations will take place from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm in Assembly Hall at Humber Lakeshore Campus.