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Help us strengthen our professional development program & earn PD hours!

  Strengthening our professional development program – Workshop Through our transformation from an Association to a College we’ve assessed our approaches, processes and procedures. We’re assessing professional development (PD) program as part of this transformation. Members are required to complete 40 PD hours and the College continuously aims to provide meaningful PD opportunities. However, it… Read more »


The Future of Candidacy

We recently unveiled the new direction for the Candidacy program at the College’s Fall Conference. On May 16th, 2016, the Social Workers Act was amended which brought a renewed mandate to our organization, the newly named Nova Scotia College of Social Workers. We believed Candidacy would be removed. However, the amendments included Candidacy as a… 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 »


Strategic Plan Survey: What you had to say

                    You must be the change you wish to see in the world –Mahatma Gandhi. This summer the College surveyed members to gain your insight into changes in the social work community, trends in the social work field and in your practice and your experience with… Read more »


Share your message with social workers: Advertise in Connection

Share your message with over 1900 social workers and advertise in Connection magazine! Connection magazine is a quarterly full-colour magazine that is distributed quarterly to Nova Scotia social workers, government, community groups and more. We’re sharing social work stories that connect. See Connection’s advertising rates here. Book your ad space by the Sept. 14 deadline. NSCSW… Read more »


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