Category: Events

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 »


Exploring Ethics (New Minas)

Join the conversation in New Minas Tuesday, June 6, 2017. We’re exploring ethical decision-making and introducing our Ethical Decision Making Tool which guides social workers through the CASW Code of Ethics and the NSCSW Standards of Practice (2015). When: Tuesday, June 6, 2017 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Where: Louis Millet, Community Complex, 9489 Hwy 1, New Minas , Nova Scotia B4N… Read more »


Let’s Talk Social Work Ethics (Port Hawkesbury)

Port Hawkesbury we’re coming to you to talk social work ethics Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Join us for this three hour professional development session & discission as we explore ethical decision-making. The College’s Registrar/Executive Director and Council President will introduce our Ethical Decision Making Tool which guides you through the CASW Code of Ethics and the NSCSW Standards… Read more »


Living, Loving and Learning through Dementia Together

Living, Loving and Learning through Dementia Together What: Living, Loving and Learning through Dementia Together – Social Work professional development opportunity  When: August 17, 2017 – 9:00 AM to 4:00PM –  one hour lunch break at noon Where: Wolfville Lions Club – 36 Elm Avenue, Wolfville, NS Cost: $40 (includes lunch) Join your colleagues for an informative and engaging… Read more »


Social Work documentary “I Work for Change” presentation

Join the Dalhousie School of Social Work as they present their documentary film “ I Work for Change”  as part of the celebrations for National Social Work Month.  The 54 minute film will be followed by a short panel presentation including practitioners from different sectors; the College’s Executive Director/Registrar Alec Stratford, and a representative from… Read more »


Celebrate Social Work Month: Brunch with the NSCSW

Let’s celebrate National Social Work Month! Connect with your colleagues and the College over a casual brunch. When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:00 AM -11:30 PM Where: The Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3H 2P6 Who: Registered Social Workers Cost:  Attendees cover their own costs ($18.50 + tax) RSVP by March 21, 2017 by… Read more »


Exploring Social Work Ethics & Intersectionality

Join your College during National Social Work Month for a five-hour professional development opportunity exploring ethics. This five-hour session will connect the historical roots of social work practice to the current values and principles of the profession. Through dialogical learning, we will examine the role of intersectionality in post-modern social work practice and explore relational… Read more »


Conversation with your College

Are you an RSW in the Kentville and surrounding areas? We’re coming to connect with you. Join your College during National Social Work Month for a face-to-face conversation about the realities and challenges you face in the field. When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:00-2:00 PM Where: Kings District Office, 76 River Street, Kentville, NS RSVP by… Read more »


Understanding Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue

The Heart of Helping: Understanding Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue online course with Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW February 27 – March 26, 2017  Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue are common occupational hazards for social workers, counsellors, healthcare professionals, educators, and others in high-care fields.  This 4-week online course teaches those in the helping, human service… Read more »


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