Tag: trauma

Big Ideas in Mental Health: Neurodiversity & trauma

Jul 26, 2024 — Big Ideas in Mental Health is an ongoing series of panel discussions developed by the Social Justice Committee of the NSCSW. These discussions bring together people with lived experience, frontline service providers, and researchers, to provide a 360° view of the social determinants of mental health and wellbeing. Join us as we discuss the intersections between neurodiversity, trauma, mental health & social justice concerns.

Media release: Grievers must be our top priority; NSCSW calls for a public inquiry into the Colchester County mass shooting

July 27, 2020 — The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) call on the provincial and federal ministers of justice to reconsider their position on holding a full public inquiry into the mass shootings that began in Portapique,Nova Scotia (the worst mass shooting in Canadian history).

[CANCELLED] Trauma-Informed Social Work Practice (New Minas)

The purpose of the workshop is to build trauma awareness by reviewing common definitions, types, and impacts of trauma as well as exploring research. The workshop will explore the key principles of trauma informed care and how they can be applied to generalist social work settings. The sessions will also review how social workers are impacted by trauma and how to mitigate the effects of working in trauma exposed environments.