News & Events

Ethics 101 (Halifax)

Helen Creighton Room -Halifax Public Libraries – | 60 Alderney Drive | Dartmouth, NS B2Y 4P8 | Canada Monday, 11 March 2019 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM (ADT) Ethics 101 is available to all social workers who have not attended this exciting event before. This experiential learning opportunity will Identify the roots of professional… Read more »


Professional Identity: Building Leadership in Social Work Practice (Yarmouth)

Friday 22, February 2019|10:00 AM – 2:30 PM (AST)|Western Counties Regional Library |405 Main St|Yarmouth, NS |B5A 1G3| This workshop is rooted in participatory learning and will engage participants by; Identifying the historical development of the professional social work identity; examining the current tensions and conflicts that exist within contemporary practice; investigate strategies and tactics for establishing a clear social work voice within… Read more »


A Discussion on Regulating Clinical Social Work.

Introduction The Private Practice committee formed in June of 2017 to address issues withthe bylaws regarding the registration of private practitioners. In addition, social work private practitioners and their clients have continued to face barriers in ensuring coverage of social work services through insurance companies. Parallel to these concerns, members working through the public mental… Read more »


2019 Professional Development Events

We’re excited to announce a variety of upcoming professional development events across the province. Exact locations, times and dates to be announced. The workshops below are either half or full day sessions. Stay tuned in early 2019 for further details! February MAiD and NSCSW Guidelines in HRM  Professional Identity and Social Work in  Yarmouth March… Read more »


Be part of the College’s Board of Examiners

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 »


Are you a social worker in the HRM, Annapolis Valley or Lunenburg area?

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 »


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