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Propose a Resolution and By-Law Amendment

Submit proposals by April 7th, 2017 The NSCSW is calling on members to put forward resolutions and by-law amendments for the 2017 Annual General Meeting. Please submit all proposals for change by April 7th, 2017 The AGM will be held on May 13th at the Chocolate Lake Hotel  20 St Margaret’s Bay Rd, Halifax, NS B3N… Read more »


Join your Council: Submit Nominations by March 24th, 2017

Contribute to the vision for Nova Scotia’s social work profession. The College is seeking nominations for Council members for the following positions: Vice- President Treasurer Fundy Shore Halifax Metro (2 positions) South Shore Cumberland Indigenous Representative Role of Council College Council is a dynamic board experience that combines policy governance, community organizing, advocacy and Social… Read more »

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What’s your vision for social work in Nova Scotia?

I’ve been a part of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers for only 8 months. Throughout this time, I have connected with many of you and heard that the previous Association (now College), seemed disengaged from membership, ideals, and theories of practice. The challenge of connecting with member interests, to design effective member supports… Read more »


Celebrate Social Work Month: Brunch with the NSCSW

Let’s celebrate National Social Work Month! Connect with your colleagues and the College over a casual brunch. When: Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:00 AM -11:30 PM Where: The Westin Nova Scotian, 1181 Hollis St, Halifax, NS B3H 2P6 Who: Registered Social Workers Cost:  Attendees cover their own costs ($18.50 + tax) RSVP by March 21, 2017 by… Read more »


Exploring Social Work Ethics & Intersectionality

Join your College during National Social Work Month for a five-hour professional development opportunity exploring ethics. This five-hour session will connect the historical roots of social work practice to the current values and principles of the profession. Through dialogical learning, we will examine the role of intersectionality in post-modern social work practice and explore relational… Read more »


Conversation with your College

Are you an RSW in the Kentville and surrounding areas? We’re coming to connect with you. Join your College during National Social Work Month for a face-to-face conversation about the realities and challenges you face in the field. When: Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:00-2:00 PM Where: Kings District Office, 76 River Street, Kentville, NS RSVP by… Read more »


Understanding Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue

The Heart of Helping: Understanding Vicarious Trauma & Compassion Fatigue online course with Lynda Monk, MSW, RSW February 27 – March 26, 2017  Vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue are common occupational hazards for social workers, counsellors, healthcare professionals, educators, and others in high-care fields.  This 4-week online course teaches those in the helping, human service… Read more »


Council Meeting

The first Council meeting of 2017, will take place on January 16th, 2017 at the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers Office Nova Scotia College of Social Workers 1888 Brunswick St., Suite 700 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3J8 10:00am to 2:00pm

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First call for NSCSW 2017 Awards!

Do you have a colleague who is doing exemplary and noteworthy social work in Nova Scotia? You can highlight the valuable efforts in social work practice, by nominating them to one of the following NSCSW awards; 

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