News & Events

African Heritage Month 2020: The ties that bind

The 2020 African Heritage Month theme, The Ties that Bind: Faith, Family and Community, recognizes the essential traits that sustain the strength, resiliency and togetherness of the African Nova Scotian community. For social workers, African Heritage Month is also an important time to reflect on the urgent and continued work that is needed to create full inclusion and belonging in Nova Scotia.


Child protection & mental health counselling — a bridge needed (Sydney)

This June 10 session is an opportunity to improve collaboration between social workers in mental health services and private practice, and social workers in child protection. Front-line child protection workers will increase their understanding of common mental health issues, and counselling practitioners will gain insight into child protection practices, proirities, systems and challenges.


Ethical dilemma café (Halifax)

This May 8 workshop offers an opportunity for social work practitioners to discuss real situations, and get feedback and support for how to handle the challenges they experience. Participants will explore ethical dilemmas and examine the difficult choices between alternative actions.


Conversation with your College (Digby)

March 30, 2020 — You’re invited to join NSCSW Executive Director / Registrar Alec Stratford for a series of meetings being held with social workers across the province, from Sydney to Digby. These events offer an opportunity to engage and connect with the NSCSW, and celebrate the profession of social work.


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