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Winter 2020 Contract Instructor Opportunities
*Updated Sept 13, 2019

SOWK 4001 Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families [Core Course]
Advanced theory, methods, techniques, and skills for direct social work practice with individuals and families; individual and family assessments, treatment planning, intervention skills, and evaluation.  Offered Thursdays 8:30-11:30.

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Minimum three years post MSW experience working in social work practice.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching social work courses and must be prepared to use cuLearn.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Demonstrated social work experience working with individuals and families.  Demonstrated understanding of, and ability to apply multiple social work approaches to work with individuals and families.

SOWK 5004:  GROUP WORK [Core Foundation Year MSW course]
This course will present an overview of  concepts, processes, techniques, and practices.used in clinical and community group work.   An analysis drawn from structural approaches, including discussion of gender, race, class, age, disability and sexual orientation, is used to examine assumptions embedded in group theories.  Offered Fridays from 11:30-2:30

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree with a PhD preferred.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: Experience in conducting clinical and community groups with various populations, and demonstrated knowledge of group work theories and practices.
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have experience teaching theories related to group work, including mutual aid groups and treatment groups. Must be prepared to use cuLearn.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Candidate will have demonstrated significant social work practice with group work and communities.

SOWK 5018:  Advanced Clinical Social Work Practice [Elective Course]
Clinical concepts for relationship-based, theoretically and empirically grounded, social justice-seeking practice, e.g., reflexive use of self, transference/countertransference, and navigating power.  Focus on development of one’s individualized clinical practice framework.  Includes: Experiential Learning Activity

  • Required Academic Qualifications and Skills: Candidates must hold an MSW (or related) degree with a PhD preferred.
  • Required Professional Qualifications and Skills: 5 years minimum experience in clinical social work practice, including ongoing continuing education/professional development in clinical practice topics.  Experience as a clinical supervisor preferred.    
  • Teaching Competence: Candidates are required to have teaching experience.  Be prepared to use cuLearn.
  • Other Relevant Experience: Candidate will have demonstrated significant social work practice in clinical area

All applicants must apply to the Department Head in writing identifying each course for which they wish to be considered and submit an up-to-date CV by Oct 15, 2019

Please address your letter of interest to: Sarah Todd, Director, School of Social Work
Send application submissions via email to:  ssw.job.applications@cunet.carleton.ca and indicate the SOWK course numbers for which you are applying in the Subject line
(e.g.  SOWK 2xxx, 5xxx, 3xxx)

As per article 15.3 of the current CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, all applicants must apply to the Academic Department Head in writing and in relation to each course for which they wish to be considered. All applications must include an up to date CV, including a complete listing of all courses taught within the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 bargaining unit at Carleton University. Applicants shall not be required to submit more than one (1) CV to each department. Other required documents must be relevant to judge qualifications and should not require applicants to provide details as to how they would shape or teach the course.

When applying to classes for which they have incumbency, applicants shall not be required to (re)submit documentation beyond their updated CV.

A note to all applicants: As per Articles 16.3-16.4 in the CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement, the posted vacancies listed above are first offered to applicants meeting the incumbency criterion. A link to the current CUPE 4600-2 Collective Agreement can be found at the Academic Staff Agreements webpage on the Carleton University Human Resources website https://carleton.ca/hr/labour-relations/academic-staff-agreements/ and the CUPE 4600-2 website https://www.cupe4600.ca/unit-2

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