News & Events

Join our team: Regulatory and Candidacy Consultant

We’re seeking a registered social worker with: A Masters of Social Work (minimum requirement) 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… 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 »


Conversation with your College

Join NSCSW Executive Director / Registrar Alec Stratford during National Social Work Month at a Conversation with your College, a series of meetings with social workers across the province. These events offer an opportunity to engage and connect with the NSCSW, and celebrate the profession of social work. Chat with Alec about our current advocacy efforts, and how we’re working towards… Read more »


Cultivating Compassion Satisfaction to Balance Work-Life Challenges

Register Here Mon, 25 March 2019 -9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ADT Halifax Central Library-BMO Community Room- 5440 Spring Garden RoadHalifax, NS B3J 1E9V Description Social workers and helping professionals know so much about burn-out and compassion fatigue. The lived experience of so many working in under-resourced, demanding environments is well-researched. How can social workers… Read more »


Healing Centered Support for Sexualized Violence (Halifax)

Register for this exciting event here  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/healing-centered-support-for-sexualized-violence-tickets-55715248809 Description: Avalon Centre’s Sexualized Violence and Healing Centered Support training takes place over one full day, and includes four key modules:     An Exploration of Sexualized Violence     Trauma and the Brain     Healing Centered Engagement and Intervention     Vicarious Trauma and Resilience Avalon… Read more »


#Childwelfareonthebrink: Exploring the NSCSW’s Advocacy Strategy

On Monday, January 21st, 2019 the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) and the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) launched a campaign encouraging Nova Scotians to write to the Premier to demand an increase in spending on social programs including Child Welfare in the next provincial budget. The campaign #childwelfareonthebrink feature… Read more »


Ethics 101 (Halifax)

Helen Creighton Room -Halifax Public Libraries – | 60 Alderney Drive | Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4P8 | Canada Monday, 11 March 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (ADT) Ethics 101 is available to all social workers who have not attended this exciting event before. This experiential learning opportunity will Identify the roots of professional… Read more »


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