Tag: professional development

Preparing for renewal

As our members know, Registered Social Workers and Social Worker Candidates need to renew their registration every year. Renewals for 2020 will open in October 2019. When renewals open, we’ll share more detailed information on the process for renewing your registration. For now: Make a plan to complete your professional development hours. Include your registration… Read more »


Ethical Dilemma Café (Halifax)

Social workers are consistently faced with ethical dilemmas in practice. This train-the-trainer 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.


Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice (New Minas)

Trauma informed social work practice

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.


Social work camp

Social Work Camp was created to provide a reasonably priced continuing education opportunity where we can also unwind, rejuvenate, have fun, and return to work feeling inspired.


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