In this issue, our contributors were invited to connect their writing to the theme of the upcoming annual conference in May: Challenging our Social Justice Lens. Read about the essential work provided by qualified, compassionate, and committed social workers, and about exciting recent social work research.
In this issue, our contributors consider anti-racist advocacy and social work praxis, particularly as these intersect with the Black Lives Matter movement.
Co-navigating change and uncertainty with our communities. In this special double issue of Connection magazine you’ll find our 2019 annual report. In these pages, College staff, Council members and committee chairs reflect on the role of our profession in times of crisis and upheaval.
In this issue of Connection magazine we’re taking a closer look at the conditions that affect mental health in Nova Scotia, and opportunities to co-create change in our community.
In this issue of Connection magazine you’ll read stories exploring the unique perspectives social workers bring to their work. The broad scope of our profession offers diverse opportunities for social workers to co-create meaningful change in Nova Scotia.
At our conference and AGM last month, our keynote speaker, Deborah Levans, spoke frankly about white supremacy in social work practice and offered that white supremacy is when whiteness is normalized and seen as aspirational. She offered examples of how the architecture of racism in the social work profession is embedded in practice, research, and education. It was brought to our attention… Read more »
Connecting Nova Scotia social workers with their colleagues, and with the people they have the honour to work with, learn from, and walk alongside.
CONNECTION is the official newsletter of the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers.