News & Events

The new Candidacy Mentorship Program

After consultation with our members and the hard work of our Candidacy Committee, members voted to adopt the new Candidacy framework and launch the new Candidacy Mentorship Program (CMP) at our 2017 Annual General Meeting. The Candidacy Mentorship Program ensures that new graduates have the skills, competence, and good character to practice social work in Nova Scotia We’re launching the program… Read more »

Our improved member portal is now live!

Thank you to our members for your patience over the last three months during the upgrade to our new member portal. We are happy to announce that our new member portal is live. We hope you find the new online portal intuitive and easy to use. Please read the steps below to activate and login… Read more »

Let’s give Nova Scotia’s children and youth the voice they deserve

Social workers see firsthand how Nova Scotia’s vulnerable children and youth continue to fall through the cracks. Child poverty remains stubbornly high and continues to be on the rise. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia reported that child poverty increased from 18.1% in 1989 to 21.5% in 2016. The child protection system is over-represented… Read more »