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MEDIA RELEASE: Budget balances the books by increasing social debt, leaves behind vulnerable children and youth in Nova Scotia

MEDIA RELEASEWednesday, March 27, 2019 Budget balances the books by increasing social debt, leaves behind vulnerable children and youth in Nova Scotia KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX, NS) – On Tuesday, Nova Scotia tabled another balanced budget, designed to keep taxes competitive and social expenditures low, with the goal of “building a strong foundation.” What this means for Nova Scotians… Read more »


Join our team: Regulatory and Candidacy Consultant

We’re seeking a registered social worker with: Excellent knowledge of social work Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice Knowledge of ethical decision making Experience with investigations in a social work setting Knowledge of program and curriculum development, adult education, and monitoring and evaluation Job accountabilities include the College’s complaint process, candidacy coordination and professional standards consultation…. Read more »


Submit your nomination for NSCSW Council

Help shape the profession’s future in our province on the NSCSW Council. We’re accepting nominations for the following College Council positions: Vice-President Treasurer Secretary 1 position from Western Chapter Yarmouth, Shelburne, Digby, Queens, Annapolis, Lunenburg & Kings counties 1 position from Northern Chapter East Hants and Colchester, Cumberland & Pictou counties 2 positions from Central… Read more »


Conversation with your College

Join NSCSW Executive Director / Registrar Alec Stratford during National Social Work Month at a Conversation with your College, a series of meetings with social workers across the province. These events offer an opportunity to engage and connect with the NSCSW, and celebrate the profession of social work. Chat with Alec about our current advocacy efforts, and how we’re working towards… Read more »


Cultivating Compassion Satisfaction to Balance Work-Life Challenges

Register Here Mon, 25 March 2019 -9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ADT Halifax Central Library-BMO Community Room- 5440 Spring Garden RoadHalifax, NS B3J 1E9V Description Social workers and helping professionals know so much about burn-out and compassion fatigue. The lived experience of so many working in under-resourced, demanding environments is well-researched. How can social workers… Read more »


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