Tag: NS social workers

Member survey: Promotion of the profession

November 18, 2021 — In our spring evaluation of our strategic plan members indicated that they would like the College to foster a more positive image of the profession. The Social Workers Act states that the NSCSW shall, in the public interest, advance and promote the practice of social work.

Guidelines for Social Workers on Medical Assistance in Dying

College Committee crafts guidelines to support NS social workers In June 2016, the federal government passed the legislation for medical assistance in dying (MAID). Canadian doctors and nurse practitioners can now provide medical assistance in dying (MAID) and social workers specifically in the healthcare field play a key role as they help clients grapple the… Read more »