Category: News

Submit your nomination for NSCSW Council

Help shape the profession’s future in our province on the NSCSW Council. We’re accepting nominations for the following College Council positions: President  Cape Breton  Colchester  Cumberland  North Shore Fundy Shore  Annapolis Valley Submit your nomination by completing the form below by Friday, March 23rd at 4:30 PM AST. Council Nomination Form

Propose a Resolution

                        Submit proposals by April 6th, 2018 The NSCSW is calling on members to put forward resolutions for the 2018 Annual General Meeting. Please submit all proposals for change by April 6th, 2018. The AGM & 2018 Spring Conference will be held on May 11-12th at… Read more »

MEDIA RELEASE: N.S social worker stress impacting the care of vulnerable children

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE N.S social worker stress impacting the care of vulnerable children HALIFAX, NS- This week, Nova Scotia honours foster parents during Foster Family Appreciation week. These foster families provide care to the most vulnerable children. However, the care of vulnerable children in our province is heavily impacted by the current level of stress… Read more »

Self-Regulation is a Privilege

Updates to Regulations and Bylaws Protecting the public is our primary goal as we regulate and promote the values of social work. As a hybrid, the strategies and tactics available to us are intersectional and provide broad tools to protect the public and include a focus on prevention, education, and advocacy. The Social Workers Act… Read more »

Help us share social work stories on the Editorial Committee

It’s time for transformation! We’re evolving the College’s Connection newsletter into a professional magazine that illustrates the essential role social workers play and the services they provide to support Nova Scotians to lead healthier, happier lives. Want to be part of this exciting evolution? We’re looking for social workers who: Have a passion for communications… Read more »

Discussions to help heal democracy

Reflecting on the Nova Scotia Provincial Election There are certainly some things to celebrate about our province’s provincial election on May 30th, 2017 We witnessed every major political party engage in political discourse that seriously addressed issues that we, as social workers, face daily in the field.   Discussions focused on mental health and addictions,… Read more »

Renewal Reflections

We know that renewing your registration each year may be hassle. Especially meeting the Dec 31st deadline. Renewing is also a privilege and something to take pride in as it is an opportunity to reflect on your professional growth, development and to bring to life the core social work value of Integrity in Professional Practice. You’re recommitting to… Read more »