Category: News

2019 Student Bursaries

A college bursary will be awarded to a Nova Scotian student member who is attending an accredited social work program in the fall of 2019. Bursaries are awarded based on the student’s commitment to professional social work practice.


Call for submissions to our 2020 conference

We’re gathering Nova Scotia’s social work community on Friday, May 22 and Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the annual NSCSW Conference to explore the current landscape of mental health in our province, and envision our future.

The 2020 conference theme is “Mental Health, Today and Tomorrow.”


Recap of our 2019 AGM

On behalf of Council and all of the staff at NSCSW I want to thank all of the members who came out on one of the only sunny days we have seen in the last month to our annual general meeting. The agenda was full, the discussion was rich and we are so proud to have so many engaged and dedicated… Read more »


MEDIA RELEASE: Budget balances the books by increasing social debt, leaves behind vulnerable children and youth in Nova Scotia

MEDIA RELEASEWednesday, March 27, 2019 Budget balances the books by increasing social debt, leaves behind vulnerable children and youth in Nova Scotia KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX, NS) – On Tuesday, Nova Scotia tabled another balanced budget, designed to keep taxes competitive and social expenditures low, with the goal of “building a strong foundation.” What this means for Nova Scotians… Read more »


Join our team: Regulatory and Candidacy Consultant

We’re seeking a registered social worker with: Excellent knowledge of social work Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice Knowledge of ethical decision making Experience with investigations in a social work setting Knowledge of program and curriculum development, adult education, and monitoring and evaluation Job accountabilities include the College’s complaint process, candidacy coordination and professional standards consultation…. Read more »


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: Vice-President Treasurer Secretary 1 position from Western Chapter Yarmouth, Shelburne, Digby, Queens, Annapolis, Lunenburg & Kings counties 1 position from Northern Chapter East Hants and Colchester, Cumberland & Pictou counties 2 positions from Central… Read more »


Be part of the College’s Board of Examiners

The College’s Council is looking for a member to appoint to the Board of Examiners. The Board of Examiners (BOE) oversees the application of regulatory policy, approves social work applicants, and makes all decision regarding the complaints and discipline matters brought before the College. We’re looking for members who: are in good standing with the College;… Read more »


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