The Advocate


Current Issue

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Advocate Winter 2014.pdf

Cover Story

  • "Bed-blockers" - Hospital bed shortage affects social workers

Feature Articles

  • Meet your area coordinators
  • A day in the life: Marianne Hartman

ACSW publishes a quarterly magazine each year entitled, The Advocate. The Advocate is one of the primary communication means used to inform membership of College activities as well as current issues of relevance to social workers in Alberta. Each issue includes a number of regular features, such as A Day in the Life of a Social Worker, Ethics in Action, and Diploma Dialogue, and a list of upcoming activities and conferences. Additional articles relate to practice and social issues.

Social workers interested in writing an article for The Advocate should contact the Membership Activities Coordinator (North) and refer to the ‘Share your knowledge' document.

The Advocate Editorial Board

Member of the Editorial Board meet on a quarterly basis. Board members review feedback received from the previous issue, discuss feature article ideas and article submissions.

Editorial Board Members:

Leslie MacKinnon (Chair), Eugene Ip, Jo-Anne Beggs, Tasha Novick, Jill Hoselton, Cindy Haugen, Michelle Humeny, Corrine Janzen, Margaret Williams, Sherri Tanchak and Samuel Mammen.

Editor: Joan Marie Galat, MoonDot Media

Production Editor: Jena Snyder, Clear Lake Publishing


Please forward all submissions to Charity Lui, Membership Activities Coordinator (North) at

Please forward advertisements to Ilona Cardinal, Promotions Coordinator at

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