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Meet the Authors Series

April 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm MDT

TFEL “Meet the Author” Speaker Series –

Dr. Heather M. Boynton and Emma De

The TFEL project invites you to join in the “Meet the Author” Speaker Series to discuss the newly published book: “Transforming Social Work Field Education: New Insights from Practice Research and Scholarship”.

Dr. Heather M. Boynton and Emma De Vynck will present their book chapter “Supporting Spiritual Competencies in Field Education and Practice”. Join the authors to learn more about about this topic and the implications for field education.

About the Authors:

Heather M. Boynton, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Faculty of Social Work at the University of Calgary. She is also the vice-president of the Canadian Society for Spirituality and Social Work. Her research and teaching interests include spirituality and trauma, grief and loss, post-traumatic growth, children and family mental health, holistic body-mind-spirit approaches to health and wellness, and interprofessional education. She has over 30 years of experience as a child and youth worker, social worker and child and family therapist, and manager in mental health. She also is an adjunct professor in Kinesiology at Lakehead University and a member of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute.

Emma De Vynck is a recent graduate of University of Calgary’s Master’s of Social Work program. Emma’s thesis research explored the lived experiences of spiritual distress for women of evangelical backgrounds. Emma continues to collaborate with her thesis supervisor, Dr. Heather Boynton, on projects at the intersection of social work and spirituality. Emma currently works as a child and youth mental health clinician on the traditional unceded lands of the Tsimshian peoples (now known as Terrace, BC) where she loves exploring the mountains, rivers and forests.

Register here: https://TFEL-MeetTheAuthor-3.eventbrite.ca


April 4
10:00 am - 11:00 pm MDT
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