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Are you a social worker in the HRM, Annapolis Valley or Lunenburg area?

The Candidacy Mentorship Program needs your help! The College’s Candidacy Mentorship Program is seeking new mentors for our social work candidates. As a mentor, you will support candidates to better understand social work philosophy, become more self-aware, and refine their knowledge and skills. The role of a Candidacy Mentor is highly valued. Candidacy mentors are an important… Read more »

Have you completed your 2019 Annual Renewal? Here are some tips to help you renew!

The December 31, 2018 annual renewal deadline is fast approaching. Here are some tips to help guide you through the renewal process.  Activate your member profile! You must activate your new member profile BEFORE starting your annual renewal. If you haven’t activated your new member profile yet, here’s what you need to know (  Login… Read more »

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 »

2019 Spring Conference & AGM

Save the date! Mark your calendar for the 2019 NSCSW Spring Conference & Annual General Meeting Join us in Halifax on Friday, May 24 and Saturday, May 25, 2019, at Keys to Resilience, Healing, and Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice. Proposals due Friday, February 22, 2019, at 4:30 PM AST. Registration will open soon; bookmark the conference webpage to… 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 »