Brenda Morris


Degrees:MSW (Carleton University), BSW (Laurentian University)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 2960
Office:511 Dunton Tower

Courses Taught:

  • SOWK 4001 Advanced Social Work Practice with Individuals and Families
  • Faculty Field Liaison

Research and Professional Interests:

  • Pedagogy of Field Education
  • Teaching and Supervising for Critical Reflective Social Work Practice
  • Field Education Advocacy and Leadership
  • Student and Community-Based Mental Health
  • Community and Professional Engagement in Social Work Education


  • Sarah Todd, Kenta Asakura, Brenda Morris, Brooke Eagle & Gareth Park (2019): Responding to student mental health concerns in social work education: reflective questions for social work educators, Social Work Education, DOI: 10.1080/02615479.2018.1563591
  • Kenta Asakura, Sarah Todd, Brooke Eagle & Brenda Morris (2018) Strengthening the Signature Pedagogy of Social Work: Conceptualizing Field Coordination as a Negotiated Social Work Pedagogy, Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 38:2, 151-165, DOI: 10.1080/08841233.2018.1436635


  • Co-founder, Coalition of Ontario Field Education Directors (COFED)
  • Board member, North American Network of Field Education Directors (NANFED)
  • Member, Field Education Committee, Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE)
  • Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW)
  • Member, Carleton University Student Mental Health Advisory Committee
  • Board President, Canadian Mental Health Association – Ottawa