News & Events

Recap of our 2019 AGM

On behalf of Council and all of the staff at NSCSW I want to thank all of the members who came out on one of the only sunny days we have seen in the last month to our annual general meeting. The agenda was full, the discussion was rich and we are so proud to have so many engaged and dedicated… Read more »


Acting Executive Director/Registrar

Our Executive Director/Registrar, Alec Stratford, welcomed his daughter to the world on June 30, 2018. Alec will be taking 6 months away from the NSCSW to take on a full-time parenting role from July 2 to December 31. Council has appointed current Treasurer Lynn Brogan as Acting Executive Director/ Registrar. For those who don’t know… Read more »


Child welfare panel discussion

Child welfare on the brink

NSCSW is holding a panel discussion the evening before our public symposium. All stakeholders involved with the child welfare system are welcome. Five professionals will share their diverse experiences and perspectives regarding child welfare during a moderated discussion, followed by a public Q&A.


Social work camp

Social Work Camp was created to provide a reasonably priced continuing education opportunity where we can also unwind, rejuvenate, have fun, and return to work feeling inspired.


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

This 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. Workshop participants will explore… Read more »


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