Applied Social Sciences – Social Work

Dr. Aaron Smith, assistant professor of social work and director of field education, talks about the principles that guide him in his work at Redeemer.
Amelia Foster / March 29, 2022
Dr. Morgan Braganza is an assistant professor in applied social sciences.
November 6, 2020
Dr. Jim Vanderwoerd, professor of social work and chair of the department of applied social sciences, reflects on the tension that exists for Christians working in the field of social work and how...
Shannon McBride / March 10, 2020
Dr. Timothy Epp's research sheds light on the divide between sacred and secular music by exploring the spiritual content in mainstream music.
Lindsay Barden / March 11, 2019
New study finds independent Christian campuses may provide greater safety from sexual violence than their public counterparts.
James R. Vanderwoerd / March 7, 2018
Clarence Keesman ‘98, executive director of youth drop-in centre The Refuge, encounters stories of brokenness and healing each and every day.
Dan Galenkamp / October 6, 2017
A worldview and sacred project are always behind our studies in social science. But whose sacred project are we investing in?
Russ Kosits / October 1, 2017
Alumna Sarah Snider works with Micah House and Karam Kitchen, two different organizations with very similar goals: empowering and walking alongside refugees and newcomers.
Dan Galenkamp / July 18, 2017
20 members of the Redeemer community take part in day-long cross-cultural tour of the Woodland Cultural Centre and the Six Nations Reserve
Dan Galenkamp / April 3, 2017
The Sociology/Social Work program has always been interdisciplinary. The new name highlights Redeemer’s approach to the two disciplines.
Emily Saarloos / February 27, 2017
Social work student Kendra Slagter '18 reflects on a term spent in Uganda.
Kendra Slagter / February 6, 2017
Alumnus Hank de Jong establishes EduDeo Campus 621 in the heart of Hamilton’s neighbourhood revitalization
Beth Van Lingen / October 1, 2016
Are Christian colleges safer for women? Redeemer researcher looks for answers about sexual assault on Christian campuses.
Marie Versteeg / September 30, 2016
Prof. Patricia Slade and Dr. Dirk Windhorst to retire
Beth Van Lingen / March 1, 2016

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