​​Master of Social Work Program

Affiliated with the University of Toronto, the Department of S​upportive Care at Princess Margaret provides students with an outstanding clinical experience. Students enrolled in the Master of Social Work Education Program can find supervisors for their research and clinical practicum within the academic programs of Supportive Care.

UHN Social Work Education Leads:

Christine Stapleford
Email: Christine.Stapleford@uhn.ca​

Sasha Kanagaryar
Email: Sasha.Kanagaryar@uhn.ca

​About the Master of Social Work Program

The Master of Social Work Education Program provides students with training in the competencies required to practise in the profession of social work as members of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. This training focuses on a hospital-based oncology practice that includes:

  • Life cycle of cancer care
  • Theoretical frameworks informing oncology social work practice (such as systems, life stage, role, grief and crisis)
  • Patient- and family-specific psychosocial needs in cancer
  • Death and dying
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Culture and diversity within the cancer experience
  • Specialized clinical interventions with cancer populations

More information is available at Social Work at University of Toronto »

Last reviewed: 3/27/2022
Last modified: 12/23/2022 5:36 AM