We know that renewing your registration each year may be hassle. Especially meeting the Dec 31st deadline. Renewing is also a privilege and something to take pride in as it is an opportunity to reflect on your professional growth, development and to bring to life the core social work value of Integrity in Professional Practice. You’re recommitting to… Read more »
The NSCSW has the mandate, given to us by the Section 5(g) of the Social Workers Act, to advocate for the development, enhancement, and promotion of policies to improve social conditions and promote social justice. Social workers know this mandate is needed now more than ever. We have a widespread concern about the political and… Read more »
Happy International Women’s Day There is a lot to reflect on this International Women’s Day! As social workers, a profession that is predominantly made up of people who identify as women, we know full well that women are the backbone and the lifeblood of what makes our economic and political systems function; and that without… Read more »
Welcome to National Social Work Month! This year’s theme is the Power to Empower a celebration of the social justice professional. This theme captures the complexity and challenges of being a social worker in 2017. It asks us reflects on the idea that we hold power embedded in our privileges and in our various agencies… Read more »
I’ve been a part of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers for only 8 months. Throughout this time, I have connected with many of you and heard that the previous Association (now College), seemed disengaged from membership, ideals, and theories of practice. The challenge of connecting with member interests, to design effective member supports… Read more »
The Nova Scotia Association of Social Workers has officially become the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.