Category: News

Member portal down until further notice

We are updating our database to better protect the public and support members. We are happy to say that the public registry and online application portal are up and running with enhanced service. Apply online here. Our member login portal will remain down until further notice. This is temporary and your full member profile will return… Read more »

2018 Student Bursaries

Are you a student member? You’re eligible for one of five $500 dollar bursaries! College bursaries are awarded to Nova Scotian student members who are attending an accredited social work program in the fall of 2018. Bursaries are awarded based on your commitment to professional social work practice. We value diversity and strive to create opportunities for… Read more »

Subscribe to Child Welfare Updates

Interested in receiving updates from the NSCSW about the state of child welfare in Nova Scotia? Please complete the following form :

Guiding our Private Practice Regulations

The College’s Professional Development Committee needs your input! Your feedback will guide & determine the direction for the Private Practice Committee as they review and determine appropriate regulations for entry to private practice in Nova Scotia. The survey will take approximately 6 minutes to complete and closes September 7, 2018.  Complete the survey here The Social Workers… Read more »

Limited access to your member profile in July

During the month of July, there will be limited access to your member profile through our database as we bring a new system online.  If you have not done so already, please download copies of your registration certificate before July 3, 2018.  Questions? Contact the College’s Regulatory & Applications Administrator Alexandra Nelson at

Request for Proposals – Develop the Mentorship Training for our Candidacy Mentorship Program

Want to Develop the Mentorship Training for our Candidacy Mentorship Program? Submit your Proposal by July 31st The College’s redeveloped Candidacy Program, now the Candidacy Mentorship Program (CMP), will provide graduates from accredited schools of social work with a strategic, supportive, and educational professional development experience rooted in principles of adult learning. Graduates and social workers re-entering practice (candidates)… Read more »