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Strategic Plan Survey: What you had to say

                    You must be the change you wish to see in the world –Mahatma Gandhi. This summer the College surveyed members to gain your insight into changes in the social work community, trends in the social work field and in your practice and your experience with… Read more »

Webinar with Senator Wanda Thomas Bernard

Dr.Wanda Thomas Bernard is a highly regarded Nova Scotia social worker, educator, researcher, community activist and advocate of social change. She’ll host this three-part webinar for members with the Canadian Association of Social Workers: Part 1: An Introduction to Anti-Black Racism, Thursday, October 19, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT Part 2: Inclusive Social Work, Thursday, November 02, 2017,… Read more »

Share your message with social workers: Advertise in Connection

Share your message with over 1900 social workers and advertise in Connection magazine! Connection magazine is a quarterly full-colour magazine that is distributed quarterly to Nova Scotia social workers, government, community groups and more. We’re sharing social work stories that connect. See Connection’s advertising rates here. Book your ad space by the Sept. 14 deadline. NSCSW… Read more »

Register for the 2017 NSCSW Fall Conference

We’re celebrating the past, present and future of social work in Nova Scotia. Join your social work colleagues from across the province for a day of connection, celebrations & more. 2017 NSCSW Fall Conference October 21, 2017 8:30 AM – 4:15 PM Holiday Inn, Truro, NS Registration is closed To see the full conference schedule visit…. Read more »

Explore Ethics in Sydney

Our experiences and values influence ethical decision-making. That’s why it’s important for us to consider the perspectives of those we work with, the environments they are working in and the influence of the dominant narrative. Throughout the ethical decision-making process, we encourage reflection on our own value system, emotions, and positionality in relation to these broader… Read more »

FREE webinar series: Client-centered Mental Health & Addiction ‘Systems’

Register for this FREE three part webinar series  Part 1: What is a client-centered ‘system’, and how do we develop one? Wednesday, July 19, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT Part 2: Moving from a mental illness care system to a mental health system Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 12:00 PM EDT Part 3: Integration and inter-agency/inter-departmental collaboration… Read more »