photo credit Len Wagg/Government of Nova Scotia Join the North Shore Social Workers Peer Consultation Group as they invite Judge Laurie Halfpenny-MacQuarrie, a Judge of the Provincial/Family Court in the Strait area of Cape Breton, to speak publicly in Antigonish on why she sought… Read more »
The College’s Council is looking for a member to appoint to the Board of Examiners. The Board of Examiners (BOE) oversees the application of regulatory policy, approves social work applicants, and makes all decision regarding the complaints and discipline matters brought before the College. We’re looking for members who: are in good standing with the College;… Read more »
The Candidacy Mentorship Program needs your help! The College’s Candidacy Mentorship Program is seeking new mentors for our social work candidates. As a mentor, you will support candidates to better understand social work philosophy, become more self-aware, and refine their knowledge and skills. The role of a Candidacy Mentor is highly valued. Candidacy mentors are an important… Read more »
The December 31, 2018 annual renewal deadline is fast approaching. Here are some tips to help guide you through the renewal process. Activate your member profile! You must activate your new member profile BEFORE starting your annual renewal. If you haven’t activated your new member profile yet, here’s what you need to know (http://nscsw.org/memberportal-live/) Login… Read more »
We’ve spent the last year developing a new database to serve our members and the public effectively and efficiently. Like any new system, the new database takes some getting used to and there are some bugs to work out! The database’s new features will improve the member portal, processes for applications, the public registry search for… Read more »
The purpose of this project is to develop an advocacy paper to articulate the core values and principles that should frame and drive policy decisions to foster greater well-being and mental wellness. We want to create a critical discourse on the political, economic and social issues that impact the mental wellness of Nova Scotians. We… Read more »
CONNECTION is the official newsletter of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.