Associate Professor Jeanette Robertson has conducted research into professional suitability in Social Work. She has been awarded a Thompson Rivers University research grant to support her project, titled Models of assessment on professional suitability in Canadian Social Work.
Dr. Roderick McCormick, BC Innovation Council Chair in Aboriginal Health and national expert in First Nations mental health, says that what is especially valuable about a new report released by Statistics Canada is how it links the intergenerational trauma associated with residential schools to thoughts of suicide.
The Spring 2015 issue of Bridges Magazine features campus news, student initiatives, the latest in faculty and student research and community partnerships, and other stories about TRU alumni, students, faculty and staff.
Low-income adults looking for upgrading courses at Thompson Rivers University can expect to find easy access to the Adult Upgrading Grants recently announced by the Ministry of Advanced Education. “Adult Basic Education is in our DNA at Thompson Rivers University,” said Dr. Airini, TRU’s Dean of the Faculty of Human, Social and Educational Development. “We…