Donna Hinds, MSW, RSW is a professor at the Social Service Worker Program at Centennial College, and an expert on anti-oppressive practice (AOP) and critical race theory. As an educator, Donna teaches her students how to use AOP when working with clients from marginalized backgrounds and communities.MORE "%s"
Gender-based violence is one of the most pressing subjects of our time. The recent rise of the #MeToo movement, the findings of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), and the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 have put a huge media spotlight on gender-based violence and helped launch a broader discussion about the pervasive systemic issues at its root.MORE "%s"
Social work and social service work can be very rewarding professions for those who have empathy, want to help others and make a positive contribution to society. Yet, at the same time, both professions can be extremely demanding, with many social workers and social service workers experiencing burnout and compassion fatigue.MORE "%s"
The work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) helped put a spotlight on the ugly history and legacy of Canada’s Indian residential school system.MORE "%s"
Though invisible to many, human trafficking is one of the more significant issues facing Ontarians.MORE "%s"