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NSACCW: Poverty is a political choice

Oct 19, 2022 — On the International Day for the Eradication of Policy, NSACCW launched a new campaign calling on professionals to stand united and demand specific government actions to eradicate poverty.

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Child & Youth Rights and Well-being in Nova Scotia

November 18, 2022 — In honour of National Child Day, join Dalhousie University and IWK Health, along with the Healthy Populations Institute and the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers, for this special virtual event featuring a collective of passionate advocates for a critical conversation on Child and Youth Well-Being in Nova Scotia and the formation of a provincial Child and Youth Commission

Lunch & Learn: Ethics Café

Nov 18, 2022 — Nova Scotian social workers are invited to develop their professional ethics by collaboratively exploring possible scenarios. The first session in this new quarterly series will explore the varied ethical dilemmas and options that members may need to weigh and consider if they have a concern about a colleague.

Contempt Order Summary – Leanne (Dawn) Archambault

Issued: October 3, 2022 Leanne (Dawn) Archambault On December 20, 2021, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court issued a Permanent Injunction Order restraining and enjoining Ms. Archambault from, among other things: taking, assuming, or using the titles of social worker and Registered Social Worker, or making use of any abbreviation of such titles, or any name,… Read more »

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation 2022

September 30, 2022 — On September 30, as part its commitment to the reconciliation process, Canada now marks a National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This day is recognized to “honour the children who never returned home and Survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities.” As social workers, we understand that this sentence conceals deep and painful truths about intergenerational trauma and systemic injustice. We have work to do.