University of Calgary

Julie Drolet

  • Professor
  • International Social Work

Currently Teaching

Profile

Julie Drolet is Professor in the Faculty of Social Work’s Central and Northern Alberta Region in Edmonton. She is particularly interested in the field of international social work, with a focus on disaster recovery and climate change, immigrant settlement and integration, and social work field education. Dr. Drolet is principal investigator of the Alberta Resilient Communities project, a study examining child and youth resilience in Southern Alberta following the 2013 floods. She is principal investigator of “In the Aftermath of the 2016 Alberta Wildfire: Experiences of Social Work Practitioners and Human Service Professionals in Long-Term Disaster Recovery” funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant, 2018-2021.  She is also a principal applicant in the Health Effects of the 2016 Alberta wildfires study, with a focus on pediatric resiliency. Working closely with community service providers, Dr. Drolet hopes to increase awareness of the importance of social work in long-term disaster recovery.

Dr. Julie Drolet is leading a social work field education partnership titled “Transforming the Field Education Landscape: Intersections of Research and Practice in Canadian Social Work Field Education” that brings together social work researchers, field educators, social work associations, field agencies and post-secondary institutions. Dr. Drolet has published extensively in international social work and social development with a particular focus on disaster recovery, climate change, social protection initiatives, international and Canadian field education, qualitative research, and international migration and Canadian immigration.  She teaches social work research, international social work, social work practice with immigrants and refugees, and field education courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels.  She has reviewed grants for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, Government of Alberta, Metropolis, and submissions to numerous peer-reviewed journals. She has held over $2.67 million in research funding as a principal investigator, and involved as a co-investigator in research projects with total budget amounts of over 4.2 million.  She has published over 60 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters, 5 peer-reviewed books, and other articles and reports. She collaborates with several interdisciplinary teams of scholars on various research initiatives, and employs numerous students as research assistants.  She is actively involved in student research training and knowledge mobilization initiatives.

Research and Scholarly Activity

Dr. Julie Drolet is currently engaged in research in the fields of disaster recovery, immigrant settlement and integration, and social work field education.  

Current Research

  • Drolet, J. (PI) + 40 researchers. Transforming the Field Education Landscape: Intersections of Research and Practice in Canadian Social Work Field Education (SSHRC Partnership Grant (stage 1), 2018-2019). $19,996 
  • Drolet, J. (PI) with researchers from Eswatini, Africa. Integrating group work and group supervision in field education: Social work with groups in Eswatini, Africa. (International Association of Social Work with Groups SPARC Grant, 2018-2019). $900 (USD)
  • Drolet, J. (PI). Faculty Publication Award (Faculty of Social Work, 2018). $1,000
  • Drolet, J. (PI). In the Aftermath of the 2016 Alberta Wildfire: Experiences of Social Work Practitioners and Human Service Professionals in Long-Term Disaster Recovery (SSHRC Insight Grant, 2018-2021). $83,654
  • Drolet, J. (PI). Partnership grant letter of intent development project. (Research Services, University of Calgary, 2017-2018). $5,000
  • Drolet, J. (Research Lead). Connecting Chinese newcomer seniors to mainstream services, (Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, 2017-18). $150,000.
  • Drolet, J. (PI). Training for the future: Social work field education. (University Research Grants Committee Partnership Seed Grant, 2017-18). $5,000
  • Olaore, A. (PI), Drolet, J. (Collaborator). Field education project in Nigeria. (IASSW Project Grant, 2017-18). $3,000.
  • Silverstone, P. (PI), Drolet, J. (Principal Applicant + others). Health effects of the Alberta wildfires: Pediatric resiliency. (Alberta Innovates, CIHR & Canadian Red Cross, 2016-2020). $500,000.
  • Drolet, J. (PI). Social work connections for disaster recovery. (SSHRC Connection, 2017). $25,000.
  • Hanley, J. (PI), Drolet, J. (Collaborator). A question of caring: Implications of care deficit in contemporary labour migration. (SSHRC Connection, 2017). $24,975.
  • Habitus Collective (PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator). Alberta Syrian refugee resettlement experience study. (AAISA, 2016-17). $26,775. 
  • McDonald-Harker, C. (CO-PI), Drolet, J. (Co-PI) & Cox, R. (Co-PI). A peer support and mentoring pilot project for community service providers in Fort McMurray, Alberta: Developing collaborative support for community resilience and disaster recovery. (Centre for Community Disaster Research grant, 2016-17). $15,000.
  • Shankar, J. (PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator + others). Immigrant worker, service provider and employer perspectives on occupational safety and work conditions of immigrant workers and their return-to-work experiences after occupational injury or illness. (SSHRC Insight, 2016-19). $169,683.
  • Esses, V. (PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator + others). Alberta refugee outcomes research. (Government of Alberta, 2016). $73,658.
  • Drolet, J. (PI); Esses, V. & Hamilton, L. Geographies of (im)migration to Canada and Alberta: Improving understanding of social and economic determinants driving migration patterns. (Government of Alberta, 2016). $40,000.
  • Drolet, J. (PI). Emergency social services project. (City of Medicine Hat, 2016). $9,500.
  • Drolet, J. (PI); Cox, R.S.; McDonald-Harker, C. Alberta Resilient Communities Research Project: Engaging Children and Youth in Community Resilience Post-flood in Southern Alberta. (Alberta Innovates Health Solutions, 2015-18). $1,059,715.
  • Griffin, M. (PI); Drolet, J. (Collaborator). Gender and climate change in the contet of work and society: Issues in developed countries. (SSHRC Connection, 2015). $20,000.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Development grant on population resilience for children and youth in post-flood Southern Alberta.  (Alberta Innovates Health Solutions; 2014). $2,020
  • BCCIC (PI); Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator).  International cooperation in small cities: New directions and innovative local practices in British Columbia (International Development Research Centre; 2014-16). $60,000
  • Ayala, J. (PI); Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator + others).  Fostering new strategies for student learning in field education: From crisis management to innovative learning solutions.  (Centre for Teaching and Learning; 2014-16). $27,700.
  • Drolet, J. (PI). The development of new approaches to learning on the role of social work and sustainable social development: A teaching practice initiative.  (Centre for Teaching and Learning; 2014-15). $7,500.
  • Drolet, J. (PI), Hamilton, L., & Esses, V. Labour market integration project: Improving collaboration in Calgary for better employment outcomes for immigrants.  (Immigrant Sector Council of Calgary; 2014-15). $50,000.
  • Esses, V. (PI); Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator + others).  Local Immigration Partnerships and the Réseaux en immigration francophone: Strategies for Increasing Harmonization and Developing Performance Measurement Tools.  (Citizenship and Immigration Canada; 2014). $87,515.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Rebuilding lives post-disaster: Innovative community practices for sustainable development. (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2012-2016). $199,938.
  • Esses, V. (PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator) and others.  Pathways to prosperity: New policy direction and innovative local practices for newcomer integration and attraction. (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2012-2019). $2,513,360.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Skills development for future needs of the Canadian labour market. (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2013-2014). $24,540.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  The wellness project.  (TRU-Open, 2012-2014). $8,500
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  International Social Work Practica: A Joint Project between TRU and Madras Christian College. (Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada; 2011-2014). $180,960.
  • Clark, N.(PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator) and others.  Decolonizing Field Education: “Melq'ilwiye” Coming Together: A Canadian and International Comparison.  (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2010-2014). $221,310.
  • Drolet, J., Yan, M.C., & Francis, J.  Metropolis BC Capstone Project.  (Metropolis BC; 2012). $6,500.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Community-level adaptation to climate risk.  (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2011-2013). $49,810.
  • Meinhard, A. (PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator) and others.  Immigrant integration and inclusion: Investigating the Canadian partnership model from a complex-systems perspective.  (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2010-2012). $125,000.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Post-Tsunami International Health Meeting: The long-term social, health and gender impacts.  (Canadian Institute for Health Research; 2010-2012). $19,000.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Climate change, disasters and sustainable development: Responses and adaptations in British Columbia.  (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2009-2011). $68,887.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Rebuilding lives post-tsunami: The long-term social, economic and gender implications in Tamil Nadu, India.  (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2008-2010). $52,887.
  • Petts, W.G. (PI), Drolet, J. (Collaborator). Quality of life in small cities. (SSHRC CURA, 2008-11). $1,000,000.
  • Drolet, J. (PI).  Settlement experiences in a small city.  (Metropolis BC; 2008-2009). $15,000
  • Clark, N. (PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator), and others.  “Melq’ilwiye” Coming Together: A Community-Based Urban Aboriginal Social Action Project.  (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; 2007-2009). $24,997.
  • Clark, N. (PI), Drolet, J. (Co-Investigator), and others.  “Melq’ilwiye” Coming Together: A Community-Based Urban Youth Health Research Action Project.  (Interior Health Authority; 2007-2009). $26,000.

 

Education

  • PhD in Social Work (McGill University)
  • MSW (McGill University)
  • BSW (University of Regina)
  • BA in History and Political Science (University College, University of Toronto)

Professional and Community Associations

Julie is a member of the Board of Directors in the Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) research partnership.  She is a member of the Centre for International Social Work (India), Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE), and O’Brien Institute for Public Health (University of Calgary).  

Awards

2018 – International Social Work Journal Prize 2017 (IASSW, IFSW, and ICSW)

2017 - Peak Scholar in Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Knowledge Engagement (University of Calgary)

2017 – Sustainability Award in Teaching Leadership (University of Calgary)

2016 – Killam Emerging Research Leader Award (SSHRC) (Killam Foundation)

2013 – Milestone Award (Canadian Red Cross, Disaster Management)

2009 – Leaders Opportunity Fund Award (Canadian Foundation for Innovation, CFI)

1999 – Award for Service (United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA)

Media Work

2017, May 10. Disasters can continue to haunt for years to come. See the following links: https://montrealgazette.com/opinion/columnists/allison-hanes-disasters-can-continue-to-haunt-for-years-to-come

 2017, May 7. Bonifacio book focuses on immigrants’ experience in small cities (book launch with Drolet). See the following links: http://www.uleth.ca/unews/article/bonifacio-book-focuses-immigrants-experiences-small-cities#.WL8lflXythF

 2017, March 30. International experts want greater role for social workers in disaster recovery. See the following links:  http://calgaryherald.com/news/local-news/international-experts-want-greater-role-for-social-workers-in-disaster-recovery

 2017, March 30. Meet our 2017 sustainability award winners. Student, faculty and staff recognized for outstanding leadership in sustainability. https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2017-03-30/meet-our-2017-sustainability-award-winners

2017. Lessons in refugee resettlement.  http://go.ucalgary.ca/2017-01-17URRefugeeResettlementWebinar_LPRegistration.html

2016. Drolet wins Killam Emerging Researcher Award. https://fsw.ucalgary.ca/news/drolet-wins-killam-emerging-researcher-award

2016, November. Challenges in refugee health: Resettling those who have lost everything.  http://explore.ucalgary.ca/challenges-refugee-health-resettling-those-who-have-lost-everything

2015, November 24. Group of Edmonton social workers aim to sponsor Syrian family. http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/group-of-edmonton-social-workers-hope-to-sponsor-syrian-family

2015, June 29. Mitacs intern gaining international research experience. https://www.ucalgary.ca/uci/news/mitacs-intern-gaining-international-research-experience

2015, June 22. Social work team studies impact of Alberta flood on children and youth.  https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2015-06-22/social-work-team-studies-impact-alberta-flood-children-and-youth

2015, June 22. New research examines resiliency in children and youth from the 2013 Southern Alberta floods. http://www.aihealthsolutions.ca/news-and-events/media-centre/new-research-examines-resiliency-in-children-and-youth-from-the-2013-southern-alberta-floods/

2015, April 9. Employment of skilled immigrants and refugees in Edmonton. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mNAsBG4bTlA

2014. Meet Haorui Wu, our new Eyes High postdoctoral scholar. http://fsw.ucalgary.ca/node/629

2014, July 21. International intern brings a new lens to immigration research. https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2014-07-21/international-intern-brings-new-lens-immigration-research

2014, July 10. Rebuilding lives post-disaster: What is the role of social workers? https://www.theguardian.com/social-care-network/2014/jul/11/rebuilding-lives-post-disaster-role-social-workers

2014, April 7. ‘Recovery from a natural disaster is tough. Is it sustainable?’ Spotlight on Sustainability: Julie Drolet, Faculty of Social Work. UToday. https://www.ucalgary.ca/utoday/issue/2014-04-07/recovering-natural-disaster-tough-it-sustainable

2013, January 29. ‘People really do care about environment’. Research finds strong undercurrent of concern and activism around climate, disaster and sustainable development.  http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/news/living/people-really-do-care-about-environment-1.1240244

2009, December 17. Top researchers receive $278,237. https://inside.tru.ca/2009/12/17/the-cfi-awards-278237-to-thompson-rivers-university-in-support-of-two-of-its-top-researchers/

2013, November 24. Research study rebuilding lives post disaster coming to Barriere from TRU.

2013, July. P2P researchers receive SSHRC funding to conduct syntheses of research on the economic.

Publications from 2011-Present

Drolet, J.  (Ed).  Rebuilding lives post-disaster.  (In press).  New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Ayala, J., Drolet, J., Fulton, A., Hewson, J., Letkemann, L., Baynton, M., Elliott, G., Judge-Stasiak, A., Blaug, C., Tetrault, A., & Schweizer, E. (In press). Restructuring social work field education in the 21st century in Canada: From crisis management to sustainability. Canadian Social Work Review.

Drolet, J., & Moorthi, G. (2018). The settlement experiences of Syrian newcomers in Alberta: Social connections and interactions. Canadian Ethnic Studies.

Drolet, J., McDonald-Harker, C., Fulton, A., & Iliscupidez, A. (2018). Art-informed research with children and youth in a post-flood community. The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts.

Drolet, J., Fulton, A., Prakash, S., Smith, E., & Ray, R. (2018, May). Arts and social work: Creative methods for research.  Social Dialogue, 19, 55-57.

Drolet, J., Ersing, R., Dominelli, L., Alston, M., Mathbor, G., Huang, Y., & Wu, H. (2018). Rebuilding lives and communities post-disaster: A case study on migrant workers and diversity in the USA. Australian Social Work, DOI: 10.1080/0312407X.2018.1487460.

Drolet, J., & Fulton, A. (2018). Integrating wellness and self-care in the curriculum and workplace: Perspectives of community influencers engaged in post-flood recovery in Alberta, Canada. The Learner.

Kaushik, V., & Drolet, J. (2018). Settlement and integration needs of skilled immigrants in Canada.  Social Sciences, 7(76), 1-14.

Valuenza, K., Shields, J., & Drolet, J. (2018).  Settling immigrants in neoliberal times: NGOs and immigrant well-being in comparative context.  Alternative Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research, 29, 65-89.

Todd, S., & Drolet, J. (Eds.) (Manuscript in development). Community practices and social development. Springer Nature.

Drolet, J.  (Ed).  Rebuilding lives post-disaster.  (Manuscript submitted on June 30, 2017).  Oxford University Press.

Drolet, J., Wu, H., Ersing, R., Alston, M., Hargreaves, D., Huang, Y., Huang, C., & Mathbor, G. (In press). Rebuilding lives post-disaster: Innovative community practices for sustainable development. Green social work handbook.

Valuenza, K., Shields, J., & Drolet, J. (In press).  Settling immigrants in neoliberal times: NGOs and immigrant well-being in comparative context.  Alternative Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research.

Ayala, J., Drolet, J., Fulton, A., Hewson, J., Letkemann, L., Baynton, M., Elliott, G., Judge-Stasiak, A., Blaug, C., Tétreault, A.G., & Schweizer, E. (In press). Field education in crisis: Experiences and perceptions of field education coordinators and directors in Canada. Social Work Education: The International Journal.

Fulton, A., & Drolet, J. (2017).  Responding to disaster-related loss and grief: Recovering from the 2013 flood in Southern Alberta, Canada.  Journal of Loss and Trauma.

Bonifacio, G.T. & Drolet, J. (Eds.) (2017). Canadian perspectives on immigration in small cities. Springer.

Drolet, J.  (2017).  Building inclusive and welcoming communities for immigrants.  In M. C. Yan & U. Anucha (Eds.) Working with immigrants and refugees: Issues, theories and approaches for social work and human service practice. Oxford University Press Canada.

Drolet, J. (2017). Forced migration and the lived experiences of refugees. In M. Rinkel & M. Powers (Eds.) Social work promoting community and environmental sustainability: A workbook for global social workers & educators. (pp. 192-201). Geneva: IFSW.

Bonifacio, G.T., & Drolet, J.  (2017). Introduction. In Bonifacio & Drolet’s (Eds). Canadian perspectives on immigration in small cities.  Springer.

Drolet, J.  (2017).  Welcoming communities: The case in the Thompson-Nicola Region, British Columbia.  In Bonifacio & Drolet’s (Eds). Canadian perspectives on immigration in small cities.  Springer.

Drolet, J., & Bonifacio, G.T.  (2017). Conclusion. In Bonifacio & Drolet’s (Eds). Canadian perspectives on immigration in small cities.  Springer.

Clark, N., Walton, P., Drolet, J., Tribute, T., Jules, G., Main, T., & Arnouse, M.  (2017).  Melq’ilwiye coming together: Intersections of identity, sovereignty and mental health for urban Indigenous youth.  In Marina Morrow & Lorraine Halinka Malcoe (Eds.)  Critical inquiries for social justice in mental health.  Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Drolet, J., Samson, P., Tanchak, S., Kreitzer, L., & Hilsen, L. (2017). Self-care and well-being in social work education: Creating new spaces for learning. Journal of Educational Thought.

Drolet, J., Enns, R., Kreitzer, L., Shankar, J., & McLaughlin, A-M. (2017). Supporting the resettlement of a Syrian family in Canada: The social work resettlement practice experience of Social Justice Matters. International Social Work. DOI: 10.1177/0020872817725143

Teixeira, C., & Drolet, J. (2017). Settlement and housing experiences of recent immigrants in small- and mid-sized cities in the Interior of British Columbia. Journal of Housing and the Built Environment. DOI: 10.1007/s10901-017-9550-9

Moorthi, G., Elford, L., & Drolet, J. (2017). Alberta Syrian refugee resettlement experience: AAISA study. Report prepared for Alberta Association of Immigrant Sector Agencies (AAISA).

Drolet, J. (Ed.) (2016).  Social work and social development perspectives on social protection.  Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Drolet, J., Wu, H., & Dennehy, A. (2016).  Social development and sustainability: Social work in the post-2015 sustainable development framework.  In M. Alston (Ed.) Ecological social work: Towards sustainability.  Palgrave.

Drolet, J. (2016). Introduction. In J. Drolet (Ed.), Social development and social work perspectives on social protection (pp. 1-16). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Drolet, J. (2016). Conclusion. Social development and social work perspectives on social protection (pp. 281-285). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Drolet, J., & Kwan, C. (2016). The historical and current context of social protection: The development of the Social Protection Floor initiative.  Social development and social work perspectives on social protection (pp. 17-34). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Kwan, C., & Drolet, J. (2016). ‘Recovery for all’ and reducing inequality: Austerity and poverty elimination.  Social development and social work perspectives on social protection (pp. 35-51). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Sampson, T., & Drolet, J. (2016). Key concepts and definitions of social protection, social development and related terms.  Social development and social work perspectives on social protection (pp. 76-95). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Wu, H., & Drolet, J. (2016). Adaptive social protection: Climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.  Social development and social work perspectives on social protection (pp. 96-119). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Drolet, J.  (2016).  Microcredit and microlending.  In N. Naples (Ed.) The Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Gender and Sexuality Studies. Vol. IV, 1697-1699. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell. DOI: 10.1002/9781118663219.wbegss351

Olaore, A. & Drolet, J. (2016). Indigenous knowledge, beliefs, and cultural practices for children and families in Nigeria. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Diversity in Social Work, 26(3), 254-270.

Drolet, J. & McLennan, C.  (2016).  Wellness and relational self-care in social work field education.  The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society, 6(4), 9-21.

Drolet, J. (2016, June). International cooperation in small cities: New directions and innovative local practices in British Columbia.  Report prepared for the BC Council for International Cooperation.

Drolet, J., Hamilton, L., Esses, V., & Wright, J. (2016, June) Geographies of (im)migration to Canada and Alberta: Improving understanding of social and economic factors driving migration patterns. Report prepared for the Government of Alberta.

Esses, V.M., Ravanera, Z., Hamilton, L., & Drolet, J. (2016, June). Improving refugee outcomes in Alberta and Canada: An analysis of integration challenges and strategies for improving economic social, and civic/political integration. Report prepared for the Government of Alberta.

Shields, J., Drolet, J., & Valenzuela, K.  (2016, February).  Immigrant settlement and integration services and the role of nonprofit service providers: A cross-national perspective on trends, issues and evidence.  Ryerson Centre for Immigration & Settlement (RCIS) Working Paper No. 2016/1.  Retrieved from http://www.ryerson.ca/content/dam/rcis/documents/RCIS%20WP%202016_01%20Shields%20et%20al%20final.pdf

Drolet, J. (2015, May). A special issue on climate change is published by the journal International Social Work.

Drolet, J.  (2015).  Disasters in social, cultural and political context.  In J. Wright (Editor-in-chief) International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd edition, vol. 6, pp. 478-484. Oxford: Elsevier.

Drolet, J. (2015).  Social Protection: An alternative or not for Africa’s Post-2015 Development Agenda?  In N. Andrews, E. N. Khalema, & N. T. Assié-Lumumba (Eds.) Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in Retrospect: Africa’s Development Beyond 2015, pp. 295-308. New York: Springer,

Drolet, J., Dominelli, L., Alston, M., Ersing, R., Mathbor, G., & Wu, H. (2015).  Women rebuilding lives post-disaster: Innovative community practices for building resilience and promoting sustainable development.  Gender & Development, 23(3), 433-448.

Drolet, J., Wu, H., Dennehy, A. & Taylor, M. (2015).  Social work and sustainable social development: Teaching and learning strategies for ‘green social work’ curriculum.  Social Work Education: The International Journal, 34(5), 528-543.

Kwan, C. & Drolet, J. (2015).  Toward age-inclusive Sustainable Development Goals: Exploring the potential role and contributions of Community Development.  Community Development Journal, 50(3), doi:10.1093/cdj/bsv036.

Drolet, J. (2015, May).  Editorial.  International Social Work, 58(3), 351-354.

Texeira, C., & Drolet, J. (2015, November).  Settlement and housing experiences of recent immigrants in small- and mid-sized cities  in the Interior of British Columbia.  Report prepared for Pathways to Prosperity (P2P) research partnership.

Drolet, J. (2015, March).  Gender-based analysis framework.  Report prepared for the White Buffalo Aboriginal and Métis Health Society.

Drolet, J., Hamilton, L., Esses, V., & Zavrazhyna, H. (2015, February).  Better employment outcomes for immigrants.  Report prepared for the Immigrant Sector Council of Calgary.

Drolet, J. (2014). Social protection and social development: International initiatives.  Dordrecht: Springer. 

Drolet, J., & Drolet, N. (2014).  The situation and migration experiences of Cambodian domestic workers.  In S. Hessle (Ed.) Global social transformation and social action: The role of social workers, pp. 108-112.  Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing Ltd.

Drolet, J. (2014). Getting prepared for international experiential learning: An ethical imperative. In R. Tiessen & R. Huise (Eds.) Globetrotting or Global Citizenship? Perils and potential of international experiential learning, pp. 185-197. Toronto: The University of Toronto Press.

Drolet, J., & Sampson, T.  (2014).  Addressing climate change from a social development approach: Small cities and rural communities’ adaptation and response to climate change in British Columbia, Canada.  International Social Work.

Clark, N. & Drolet, J. (2014). “Melq'ilwiye” Coming Together: Reflection and narratives of social work and human service field education coordinators. Currents Special Issue on Field Education.

Drolet, J. & Ersing, R.  (2014, July 11).  Rebuilding lives post-disaster: An international research partnership London, UK: The Guardian.

Esses, V., Burstein, M., Haan, M., Holtman, C., Caputo, S. M., Andrew, C., Sharpe-Harrigan, M., Lacassagne, A., Jean-Pierre, J., Drolet, J., & Clement, G.  (2014, March).  Local immigration partnerships and the réseaux en immigration francophone: Strategies for increasing harmonization and developing performance measurement tools.  Report prepared for Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC).  

Drolet, J., Sampson, T., Burstein, M., Smith, B., Gredling, A., & Pasca, R.  (2014, January 14).  The role of employers in bridging newcomers’ absorption and integration in the Canadian labour market: A knowledge synthesis project.  Prepared for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC).  http://p2pcanada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/The-Role-of-Employers-in-Bridging-Newcomers-Absorption-and-Integration-in-the-Canadian-Labour-Market-A-Knowledge-Synthesis-Project.pdf

Drolet, J. (2013, March). Blizzards.  Encyclopedia of Crisis Management. Sage publications.

Drolet, J. (2013, March). Qualitative research methods. Encyclopedia of Crisis Management. Sage publications.

Drolet, J., Sampson, T., Jebaraj, D., & Richard, L. (2013).  Social work and environmentally induced displacement : A commentary.  Refuge : Canada’s Journal on Refugees, 29(2), 55-62.

Drolet, J., Ayala, J., Pierce, J., Giasson, F., and Kang. L. (2013). Influenza A H1N1 pandemic planning and response: The role of Canadian social work field directors and coordinators. Canadian Social Work Review, 30(1), 49-63.

Larson, G., Drolet, J., Samuel, M. (2013, June 5). The role of self-help groups in post-tsunamirehabilitation.  International Social Work, doi: 10.1177/0020872813477880

Clark, N., Walton, P., Drolet, J., Tribute, T., Jules, G., Main, T., & Arnouse, M. (2013).  Melq'ilwiye" Coming together: Intersections of cultural identity and health for urban Aboriginal youth. Canadian Journal of Nursing Research, 45(2), 36-57.

Drolet, J.  (2013, December).  Climate change and disasters: Organizing for transformative social change.  Special Issue on Gender and Social Movements.  Women & Environments International Magazine, No. 92/93, 26-28.  Toronto: Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University.

Burstein, M., Drolet, J., & Esses, V. (2013, March 30).  Information needs of immigrants to Alberta: Report based on focus groups with newcomers in Brooks, Calgary, Edmonton and Grande Prairie.  Prepared by the Pathways to Prosperity Partnership.

Heinonen, T. and Drolet, J. (Eds.) (2012).  International social development: Canadian experience and perspectives. Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishers.

Drolet, J. and Heinonen, T. (2012, September). Gender: Concepts and Controversies. In T. Heinonen & J. Drolet (Eds.)  International social development: Social work experiences and perspectives, pp. 75-97.  Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.

Drolet, J., Larson, G., Samuel, M., and Ginsberg, L. (2012, September). Social Work and Disasters: Learning from Diverse Community Narratives in Post-Tsunami Villages in Tamil Nadu, South India.  In T. Heinonen & J. Drolet (Eds.)  International social development: Social work experiences and perspectives, pp. 122-146. Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.

Drolet, J. and Heinonen, T. (2012, September). Introduction.  In T. Heinonen & J. Drolet (Eds.)  International social development: Social work experiences and perspectives, pp. 1-11. Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.

Heinonen, T. and Drolet, J. (2012, September). Conclusion.  In T. Heinonen & J. Drolet (Eds.)  International social development: Social work experiences and perspectives, pp. 234-241. Winnipeg: Fernwood Publishing.

Drolet, J., Larson, G., Samuel, M., Tesoriero, F. and Ginsberg, L.  (2012).  Case 3.4: Ethical issues in international social work research: a case from India.  In Sarah Banks & Kirsten Nohr (Eds.)’s Practising social work ethics around the world: Cases and commentaries.  Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge.

Larson, G. and Drolet, J. (2012). Commentary 2 - Case 2.1: Doing harm with a good heart: volunteer social work in a post-disaster situation in China.  In Sarah Banks & Kirsten Nohr (Eds.)’s Practising social work ethics around the world: Cases and commentaries.  Abingdon, Oxon and New York: Routledge.

Drolet, J., Clark, N. and Allen, H. (Eds.) (2012).  Shifting sites of practice: Field education in Canada. Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc.

Drolet, J. (2012).  International field placements: New practices for the twenty-first century.  In Drolet, J., Clark, N. and Allen, H. (Eds.) Shifting sites of practice: Field education in Canada.  Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc., 183-208.

Drolet, J., Clark, N. and Allen, H. (2012).  Preface.  In Drolet, J., Clark, N. and Allen, H. (Eds.) Shifting sites of practice: Field education in Canada.   Toronto, ON: Pearson Canada Inc., xvii-xxiv.

Drolet, J., Samuel, M. & Larson, G. (2012). The impacts of natural disasters in diverse communities. The International Journal of Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations, 11(6), 95-107.

Clark, N., Reid, M., Drolet, J., Pierce, J., Charles, G., Vedan, R., Samuel, M., Mathew, N., Walton, P., Burke, S., & Arnouse, M. (2012). Indigenous social work field education: “Melq’ilwiye” Coming together towards reconciliation. Native Social Work, Volume 8, 105-128.

Drolet, J. (2012, October 4). Climate change, food security and sustainable development: a study on community-based responses and adaptations in British Columbia, Canada .  Community Development, doi: 10.1080/15575330.2012.729412

Drolet, J. (2012, August 21). Statement of teaching philosophy: My role as field education coordinator. Social Work Education: The International Journal, doi: 10.1080/02615479.2012.717921

Drolet, J., Yan, M.C., & Francis, J. (2012, August). A Working Paper on Settlement, Integration, and Welcoming Communities Domain in British Columbia, 1996-2012.  Metropolis BC Working Paper # 12-07. http://mbc.metropolis.net/assets/uploads/files/wp/2012/WP12-07.pdf

Drolet, J. (2012, Spring).  Reflecting on field education partnerships on migration and immigration: A Canadian perspective.  Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, 18(2), 87-91.

Drolet, J. (2011).  Women’s micro credit loans and gam’iyyaat saving clubs in Cairo, Egypt: The role of social networks in the neighborhood.   Journal of Human Security, 7(2), 20-31.

Drolet, J., Christianson, T. & Clark, N. (2011).  The BRIDGE community consultation project: Building rural interprofessional discussions and group experiences.  Rural and Remote Health, 11(3), online: 1676.  Available from: http://www.rrh.org.au

Drolet, J. & Robertson, J. (2011).  In the smaller city a settlement worker wears many hats: Understanding settlement experiences in Kamloops, British Columbia.  Our Diverse Cities, 8, 139-144.

Drolet, J. (2011).  Integrating culture, gender and human rights: Supporting community-level strategies to eradicate female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C) in Africa. Reflections: Narratives of Professional Helping, A Special Issue on the Heart of Justice: Social Work Innovation in Africa, 17(1), 54-64.

Drolet, J.  (2011).  Women, micro credit and empowerment in Cairo, Egypt.  International Social Work, 54 (5).  First published on December 6, 2010 as doi: 10.1177/0020872810382681.

Drolet, J., Robertson, J. and Robinson, W.  (Fall, 2010).  Settlement experiences in a small city: Voices of family class immigrants and settlement workers.  Canadian Social Work Journal, Special Issue on the Settlement and Integration of Newcomers to Canada, 12(1), 218-223.

Drolet, J.  (2010). Refugees, social justice, and reflexive practices: A critical account of social services in African refugee camps, from my journal.  Reflections, Narratives of Professional Helping.  Special Issues: Social Justice, 16(3), 71-91.

Drolet, J.  (2010).  Feminist perspectives in development: Implications for women and micro credit.  Affilia, Journal of Women and Social Work, 25(3), 212-223.

Clark, N., Drolet, J., Mathews, N., Walton, P., Tamburro, P., Derrick, J., Michaud, V., Armstrong, J., and Arnouse, M.  (2010).  Decolonizing field education: Melq’ilwiye coming together, An exploratory study in the Interior of British Columbia. Critical Social Work, 11(1). 

Drolet, J. (2010).  Gender, climate change and natural disasters.  International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) Newsletter, 20 (2), 6.

Drolet, J., Samuel, M., Larson, G., Tesoriero, F. and Ginsberg, L.  (January 2010).  International social work and disasters: Our unique and important contribution to disaster relief work and research.  Perspectives, 32 (1), Vancouver: BC Association of Social Workers.

Ali, Y. and Drolet, J. (December 2010).  Welcoming and Inclusive Communities and Workplaces Initiatives (WICWP) Final Report.  Kamloops, BC: Community Futures and Kamloops Immigrant Services.

Drolet, J., Clark, N. and Walton, P. (April 2010).  Shuswap Child Protection Mediation Evaluation Report.  Salmon Arm, BC: Ministry of Children and Family Development.

Archibald, T. and Drolet, J. (Eds.) (2009).  Not Just A Tea Party: Women’s Contributions to Community Life in Kamloops, BC.  Kamloops, BC: The Kamloops Women’s Resource Group Society. 

Clark, N., Drolet, J.,Arnouse, M.,  Walton, P., Tamburro, P., Mathews, N., Derrick, J., Michaud, V. and Armstrong, J.  (2009).  Melq’ilwiye coming together in an intersectional research team: Using narratives and cultural safety to transform Aboriginal social work and human service field education.  Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health, 7(2), 291-315.

Drolet, J. (2009).  A critique of micro credit: Women’s experiences in Cairo, Egypt.  Social Development Issues, 31(1), 55-68.

Drolet, J.  (2008). Women and Micro Credit: Women’s experiences in Cairo, Egypt.  Saarbrucken, Germany:  VDM Verlag.

Drolet, J., Robertson, J., Multani, P., Robinson, W. & Wroz, M. (2008). Settlement experiences in a small city: Kamloops, British Columbia. Small Cities Imprint, 1(1), 21-30.

Drolet, J., Archibald, T. and I. Crawford.  (2008).  Untold stories: Valuing women's contributions to community life.  Small Cities Imprint, 1(1), 46-51. 

Drolet, J., and Sullivan, C.  (2008).  Planting gardens in quicksand.  Development Forum, 1(1), 6-7.

Drolet, J.  (2008).  Working with Natural Families:  Foster Care Curriculum.  Kamloops, BC: Interior Community Services.

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