The Advocate


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Advocate Fall 2014.pdf

Cover Story

  • Towards reconciliation


  • Meet your area coordinators
  • Training Child Intervention Workers
  • A Day in the Life: David MacMain and Safe Communities Initiative

Have Your Say! We Want to Hear From You!

Short online survey related to the ACSW magazine the Advocate

The Advocate Editorial Board would like the input of all ACSW members, regarding the ACSW magazine the Advocate. Your responses will help guide upcoming direction and decisions. This is a short, 5 minute, online survey. You will have the chance to enter your name for two prizes: including a faux leather ACSW messenger bag, ACSW travel mug, luggage tag and books. Your input is valuable and important.

The survey closes on September 19, 2014 Thank-you.

Access the survey here -

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, Peter Smyth, Tasha Novick, Jill Hoselton and Cindy Haugen.

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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