Celebrating the Success of our BSW Graduates!

VIU BSW grads are making a difference in their communities and in the field of Social Work. Find out who they are, where they are working and how their experiences at VIU helped them get there!

Tori Babcock

Tori Babcock

Bachelor of Social Work

My name is Tori Babcock and I work as a registered social worker at the Psychiatric In-patient Unit at Belleville General Hospital in Belleville, Ontario. I graduated in 2015 from the VIU BSW program and it was the best decision of my life! Having graduated previously with a social service worker diploma, I was looking to increase my skills, knowledge, practical experiences and job opportunities. In fact, my first paid position after I graduated on the Assertive Community Treatment Team,... more

Jaclyn Lamont

Bachelor of Social Work

Hello! My name is Jaclyn Lamont and I live in Kelowna, BC where I am an Aboriginal Family Service Worker with MCFD.   I completed my BSW through Vancouver Island University and was lucky enough to be a part of the first ever BSW program through VIU, graduating in 2015 with a Child Welfare Specialization.  The BSW program at VIU was extremely helpful in order to prepare me for Social Work in the "real world".  All the content, experiences, practicum placements and professors gave me a wealth... more

Sarah Lawrence

Bachelor of Social Work

My name is Sarah Lawrence and I graduated from the VIU Bachelor of Social Work program in 2015. I am currently working at North Island College as the Aboriginal Education Advisor at the Comox Valley campus where I have been since October 2015. The BSW program provided me with the skills necessary to work in the helping profession and was instrumental in providing the tools required to launch my career. It also prepared me to think critically and to authentically engage and build rapport with... more

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