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Social work students: Join our team & craft core research

Join the NSCSW as our Social Work Research Assistant As the College’s Social Work Research Assistant you’ll provide critical research to develop and enhance programming and standards. Your projects will include reviewing our professional development requirements and researching social work supervision within child welfare. This position is a 3-month contract. Are you? A Canadian Citizen A… Read more »

Renewal Reflections

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 »

Living, Loving and Learning through Dementia Together

Living, Loving and Learning through Dementia Together What: Living, Loving and Learning through Dementia Together – Social Work professional development opportunity  When: August 17, 2017 – 9:00 AM to 4:00PM –  one hour lunch break at noon Where: Wolfville Lions Club – 36 Elm Avenue, Wolfville, NS Cost: $40 (includes lunch) Join your colleagues for an informative and engaging… Read more »

Advocacy is Essential: The College’s Actions Towards Social Change

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 »

Share your knowledge

Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel. ― Socrates We’ve had a busy and positive Social Work Month. We made it to Kentville, Amherst and hosted two events in Halifax with enthusiastic dialogue around ethics, advocacy and continuing education. Our rich conversations spoke to the need for consistent engagement, advocacy… Read more »

Happy International Women’s Day

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 »

Social Work documentary “I Work for Change” presentation

Join the Dalhousie School of Social Work as they present their documentary film “ I Work for Change”  as part of the celebrations for National Social Work Month.  The 54 minute film will be followed by a short panel presentation including practitioners from different sectors; the College’s Executive Director/Registrar Alec Stratford, and a representative from… Read more »