News & Events

New database, new features: Here’s what you need to know

We’ve spent the last year developing a new database to serve our members and the public effectively and efficiently. Like any new system, the new database takes some getting used to and there are some bugs to work out! The database’s new features will improve the member portal, processes for applications, the public registry search for… Read more »


Request for Proposals – Mental Health Care Advocacy Paper

The purpose of this project is to develop an advocacy paper to articulate the core values and principles that should frame and drive policy decisions to foster greater well-being and mental wellness. We want to create a critical discourse on the political, economic and social issues that impact the mental wellness of Nova Scotians. We… Read more »


Save the date: 2019 Spring Conference & AGM

Save the date! Mark your calendar for the 2019 NSCSW Spring Conference & Annual General Meeting When: May 24-25, 2019 Where: Halifax, NS (exact location TBA) Stay tuned for information on the conference theme, presentation proposals & registration!


2019 Annual Renewal is Open!

Thank you for your patience over the last three months during the upgrade to our new member portal. We hope you find the new online portal intuitive and easy to use. You can now complete your 2019 online registration renewal. ***Before starting the online renewal process you will need to activate your online member profile.***… Read more »


The new Candidacy Mentorship Program

After consultation with our members and the hard work of our Candidacy Committee, members voted to adopt the new Candidacy framework and launch the new Candidacy Mentorship Program (CMP) at our 2017 Annual General Meeting. The Candidacy Mentorship Program ensures that new graduates have the skills, competence, and good character to practice social work in Nova Scotia We’re launching the program… Read more »


Our improved member portal is now live!

Thank you to our members for your patience over the last three months during the upgrade to our new member portal. We are happy to announce that our new member portal is live. We hope you find the new online portal intuitive and easy to use. Please read the steps below to activate and login… Read more »


Let’s give Nova Scotia’s children and youth the voice they deserve

Social workers see firsthand how Nova Scotia’s vulnerable children and youth continue to fall through the cracks. Child poverty remains stubbornly high and continues to be on the rise. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia reported that child poverty increased from 18.1% in 1989 to 21.5% in 2016. The child protection system is over-represented… Read more »


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