Category: Events

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 »


Conversation with your College

Join NSCSW Executive Director / Registrar Alec Stratford during National Social Work Month at a Conversation with your College, a series of meetings with social workers across the province. These events offer an opportunity to engage and connect with the NSCSW, and celebrate the profession of social work. Chat with Alec about our current advocacy efforts, and how we’re working towards… Read more »


Cultivating Compassion Satisfaction to Balance Work-Life Challenges

Register Here Mon, 25 March 2019 -9:00 AM – 4:00 PM ADT Halifax Central Library-BMO Community Room- 5440 Spring Garden RoadHalifax, NS B3J 1E9V Description Social workers and helping professionals know so much about burn-out and compassion fatigue. The lived experience of so many working in under-resourced, demanding environments is well-researched. How can social workers… Read more »


Healing Centered Support for Sexualized Violence (Halifax)

Register for this exciting event here  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/healing-centered-support-for-sexualized-violence-tickets-55715248809 Description: Avalon Centre’s Sexualized Violence and Healing Centered Support training takes place over one full day, and includes four key modules:     An Exploration of Sexualized Violence     Trauma and the Brain     Healing Centered Engagement and Intervention     Vicarious Trauma and Resilience Avalon… Read more »


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