News & Events

Spring Conference Networking & Consultation

Private Practice Networking Are you a private practitioner? Join your colleagues in private practice and learn how the Private Practice Committee is advocating for change. You’ll engage in an informal discussion with fellow practitioners about the strengths, barriers and possible solutions of private practice. Interested? Meeting time is May 11th at 3:45 PM exact location at… Read more »


Apply for a 2018 Spring Conference Bursary

2018 NSCSW Spring Conference & AGM Bursary  The College and the CASW have bursaries available to help members attend the upcoming 2018 NSCSW Spring  Conference. These bursaries will cover your conference registration fees and travel costs. We value diversity and strive to create opportunities for Nova Scotians with intersectional identities who have historically faced barriers. Preference for bursary… Read more »


Kitchen Party at the NSCSW Spring Conference

Do you play an instrument? Can you sing? Do you have a good sense of humor or do you have a favourite ‘yarn’ you would like to share? Have you ever had the pleasure of attending a ‘kitchen party?’ It’s a magical experience filled with laughter, music and great conversation. You can share your talent &… Read more »


Apply to be a Vendor at the NSCSW Spring Conference

We’re looking for three vendors to join us at the College’s Spring Conference! When: May 11th from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Where: Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel, 250 St. Margarets Bay Rd., Halifax, NS Who: Community & diverse groups, local artisans What: Share your message, art, project etc. with Nova Scotia social workers Cost: $50 or… Read more »


Join us at ‘Innovation in Social Work Practice: A Foundation for Our Future’

We’re excited to invite all members to the 2018 Spring Conference & AGM this May 11-12 at the Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel (250 St Margarets Bay Rd. Halifax, NS). This year’s theme is Innovation in Social Work Practice: A Foundation for Our Future. We have a rich line up of presenters as we spend… Read more »


Our opportunity to help shift the mental health care system

A recent report on CTV Atlantic, featuring grassroots organizer Laurel Walker, shares the story of a group pushing the health authority’s to revamp our province’s mental health care.  The report indicates that 42% of Nova Scotians have reported that they have dealt with a mental health issue in their lifetime. This is one the highest… Read more »


Our vulnerable children, youth, and families deserve better.

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 »


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