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Ethical Dilemma Café (Halifax)

Social workers are consistently faced with ethical dilemmas in practice. This session is a small-group discussion on ethics and the struggles that social work practitioners are experiencing.
Participants bring their diverse experiences and perspectives to an intensive, interactive exploration of an ethical scenario.


[CANCELLED] Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice (New Minas)

The purpose of the workshop is to build trauma awareness by reviewing common definitions, types, and impacts of trauma as well as exploring research. The workshop will explore the key principles of trauma informed care and how they can be applied to generalist social work settings. The sessions will also review how social workers are impacted by trauma and how to mitigate the effects of working in trauma exposed environments.


Child protection & mental health counselling — a bridge needed (Halifax)

This session is an opportunity to improve collaboration between social workers in mental health services and private practice, and social workers in child protection. Front-line child protection workers will increase their understanding of common mental health issues, and counselling practitioners will gain insight into child protection practices, proirities, systems and challenges. Workshop participants will explore… Read more »


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