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Adrienne  Chan

Dr. Adrienne  Chan


School of Social Work and Human Services

Abbotsford campus, C1017

Phone: 604-504-7441 ex 4801

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Adrienne has brought energy to her work at UFV since 2004 when she started work in the School of Social Work and Human Services, She is a Teaching Excellence Recipient (2008), and an active researcher. Adrienne's research interests focus on social justice, institutional change, child welfare, gender, race, and diversity in institutions. She has published and presented nationally and internationally. Adrienne has held two Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) research grants for work focused on social justice, and an examination of the use of language (mainly Punjabi) interpreters in the child welfare system. She is the Principal Investigator of two Canadian Health Institute in Research (CIHR) grants entitled: Pathways to Health Equity for Aboriginal People, focusing on suicide prevention of Aboriginal youth. All of Adrienne’s research has involved undergraduate student research assistants.

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