Media release — Notice of NSCSW discipline decision regarding Ryanne Rhodenizer: Registration revoked

February 1, 2021

KJIPUKTUK (HALIFAX, NS) – In October 2019, the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) received two complaints regarding the conduct and practice of its member Ryanne Rhodenizer, of Nova Scotia, registration #2173.

After completing an investigative process for these complaints, the College held a discipline hearing on January 15, 2021. As a result of this hearing, Ms. Rhodenizer’s social work registration has been revoked.

A decision summary has been published on the NSCSW website and is available to the public:

NSCSW is responsible for ensuring that Nova Scotians receive the services of proficient and competent social workers of high ethical standards. The College’s complaints and discipline processes are intended to protect the public from persons who are not qualified to practice social work, or whose competence or professional conduct as a social worker is in question.


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The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers serves and protects Nova Scotians by effectively regulating the profession of social work. We work in solidarity with Nova Scotians to advocate for policies that improve social conditions, challenge injustice and value diversity.

For more information or to request interviews, contact: Rebecca Faria, Communication Coordinator for the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (902-429-7799 ext. 227,