The Nova Scotia government’s budget (released March 20th) made it clear that they will continue to prioritize fiscal health over community health – a false dichotomy that will have a long-term impact. The government’s decision, to not strengthen family life for vulnerable children and youth through core investments, will significantly impact our province’s child protective… Read more »
We’re only two weeks into National Social Work Month and we’ve had the pleasure of meeting with social workers from Sydney to Yarmouth as part of our Conversation with your College events. We’ve shared our draft five-year Strategic Plan goals to gain on the ground feedback moving forward as we finalize the plan for our Annual General Meeting (May 11-12). The… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Social Workers Urge the N.S Government to Increase Supports for Vulnerable Children and Youth KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX, NS) – The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) is urging the N.S government to invest in supports to strengthen family life for vulnerable children and youth in their submission to… Read more »
A People’s School on Affordable Housing: Building Awareness and Inspiring Action This March 24th event will discuss and share ideas for action on what affordable housing could be in communities across Nova Scotia!This event is open to anyone with an interest in affordable housing. Lunch will also be provided to attendees of this free event…. Read more »
Carve out time for self-care during National Social Work Month Pramana Yoga in Halifax is offering $5 yoga for social workers during the week of March 11-17th! http://www.pramana.ca/
As I reflect on the tremendous amount of care and contributions that social workers have provided in our province I feel a great sense of pride for how the profession has brought change to life. National Social Work Month every March is an opportunity for us to pause, reflect… Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Nova Scotia Social Workers Stand with our Teachers KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX, NS) – The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) stands in solidarity with the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) and their call to pause the rushed implementation of… Read more »
CONNECTION is the official newsletter of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.