Category: Events

Addiction as an Attachment Disorder

                Addiction as an Attachment Disorder Dr. Dennis Kimberley will present on Addiction as an Attachment Disorder Friday, November 24 from 5:30-8:30 in Antigonish, NS. This event is free and is open to social workers & other related professionals. Light refreshments will be served. When: Friday, November 24… Read more »


Explore Ethics in Truro

              Exploring Social Work Ethics Join your College in Truro Monday, November 27, 2017 for a FREE professional development event exploring ethics.  You can attend one of two three hour sessions: 9:00 AM-12:00 PM or 1:00-4:00 PM and earn three ethics hours towards your professional development. Learn more about the College’s… Read more »


Help us strengthen our professional development program & earn PD hours!

  Strengthening our professional development program – Workshop Through our transformation from an Association to a College we’ve assessed our approaches, processes and procedures. We’re assessing professional development (PD) program as part of this transformation. Members are required to complete 40 PD hours and the College continuously aims to provide meaningful PD opportunities. However, it… Read more »


Webinar with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard

Dr.Wanda Thomas Bernard is a highly regarded Nova Scotia social worker, educator, researcher, community activist and advocate of social change. She’ll host this three-part webinar for members with the Canadian Association of Social Workers: Part 1: An Introduction to Anti-Black Racism, Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT Part 2: Inclusive Social Work, Thursday, November 02, 2017,… Read more »


Register for the 2017 NSCSW Fall Conference

We’re celebrating the past, present and future of social work in Nova Scotia. Join your social work colleagues from across the province for a day of connection, celebrations & more. 2017 NSCSW Fall Conference October 21, 2017 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM Holiday Inn, Truro, NS Registration is closed To see the full conference schedule visit…. Read more »


Explore Ethics in Sydney

Our experiences and values influence ethical decision-making. That’s why it’s important for us to consider the perspectives of those we work with, the environments they are working in and the influence of the dominant narrative. Throughout the ethical decision-making process, we encourage reflection on our own value system, emotions, and positionality in relation to these broader… Read more »


FREE webinar series: Client-centered Mental Health & Addiction ‘Systems’

Register for this FREE three part webinar series  Part 1: What is a client-centered ‘system’, and how do we develop one? Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT Part 2: Moving from a mental illness care system to a mental health system Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT Part 3: Integration and inter-agency/inter-departmental collaboration… Read more »


Attachment Theory in Practice

When: October 4 & 5, 2017 – programming daily from 8:30 to 4:30 with 1.5 hour lunch on your own. Where: Future Inns Halifax And Conference Centre, 30 Fairfax Drive, Halifax NS B3S 1P1 (Discounted room rates available when quoting attendance for this workshop.) Using a trauma-informed attachment based perspective, Joanne and Michelle will help participants… Read more »


Medical Assistance in Dying Workshop

Professional development opportunity for social workers. Presented by Christy Simpson (left), PHD & Post-Doctoral Fellow Head and Associate Professor of the Department of Bioethics at Dalhousie University When: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 from 3:00PM – 5:00PM  Where: The Program Room of the Western Counties Regional Library 405 Main Street, Yarmouth Who: Jointly offered by the NSCSW and… Read more »


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