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Jasmine Ferreira

MSW, RSW, PhD Candidate

York University

Jasmine Ferreira (She/Her) is a Registered Social Worker and has worked in a variety of non-profit settings over the past 10+ years in crisis intervention, residential programs, health care, and youth unemployment. More recently, she has focused on project delivery, policy, and social work education. At Humane Canada, she led a 3-year national project funded by Women and Gender Equality (WAGE) Canada to reduce systemic barriers experienced by women with animals who are experiencing gender-based violence. Jasmine is a Ph.D. candidate at York University, where her research focuses on nature, animals, and mental health in social work practice. Her publications include No pets allowed: A trans-species social justice perspective to address housing issues for older adults and companion animals (2020) and Finding a place for animals in green social work education and practice (2024).

Jasmine Ferreira
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