Milena Sanson

Milena Sanson (she/her)
Field Learning Specialist

Scholarly/Professional Practice Interests

  • Children and youth mental health
  • 2SLGBTQ+ mental health and wellness
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Field education

Educational Background

  • MSW, University of Toronto – 2016
  • BSW, University of Windsor – 2010
  • BA Philosophy, University of Windsor – 2009


Milena Sanson MSW, RSW is a Field Learning Specialist in the School of Social Work, University of Windsor. Her primary responsibilities include negotiation of field placements, referral of graduate students to field placement sites, confirmation of placements, site visits, and supporting student progress in the field.

Milena has been employed by the University of Windsor since 2019. Prior to working as a Learning Specialist, Milena held frontline and management social work positions within the youth development sector. Milena is currently enrolled in the University Teaching Certificate Program.

Professional Membership

Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Selected Conference Presentations:

Sanson, M., Ambrose Miller, W., & Levitz Shobola, N. (2022). Is this REALLY Social Work?” Facilitating practicums in a digital world. Canadian Association of Social Work Education/ (CASWE- ACFTS) National 2021 Virtual Conference. Edmonton, AB. 


Sanson, M., Ambrose Miller, W., & Levitz Shobola, N. (2022). “Is This REALLY Social Work?” Facilitating Practicums in a Pandemic12.1(Spring 2022).  

Courses Taught

SWRK1180-30 – Meeting Human Needs through Social Work