The NLASW was pleased to have the opportunity to engage in a collaborative dialogue with provincial stakeholders as part of the Poverty Reduction Summit hosted by the Community Sector Council on March 1, 2017. This event included a presentation by Mr. Nick Whelan, MP (St.
Looking for a way to give back to the social work profession? We will be holding an information session for members interested in serving on the NLASW Board of Directors on May 4th at 3:00pm (Island); 2:30pm (Labrador). If you are interested in attending this session, please contact Kristi Hicks at firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
The NLASW Board of Directors is seeking member feedback. A link to a strategic planning survey was forwarded to all members by email on March 31 as part of the monthly Update. The current 2014-2017 strategic plan can be viewed here. Member feedback is essential to this process as it will assist NLASW set priorities and focus activities.
The statement was given March 9, 2017 in the House of Assembly by the Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development.
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March is Social Work Month in Newfoundland and Labrador. Social workers throughout the province will celebrate the theme Social Work: Rooted in Diversity...Cultivating Change. A poster has also been developed to accompany this theme. Click here to access more information about Social Work Month.
NLASW's Pre-Budget submission provides input and recommendations for the 2017 provincial budget and long term provincial planning. Read more here
The next application deadline for both the CASW/AON Scholarship and the NLASW Professional Development Fund is March 16, 2017. Additional information including criteria and application forms are available under the Continuing Education Menu.
The 12th publication of NLASW Practice Matters titled Resolving Conflicts of Interest through Informed Consent is now available. This edition of Practice Matters explores how informed consent can be used to prevent or resolve ethical dilemmas in social work practice.
NLASW's Private Practice Resource Guide was recently revised to include updated information on insurance requirements, legislative updates, and information for social workers in private practice who are employers/partners. The updated guide is available here.
The theme for Social Work Month 2017 is Social Work: Rooted in Diversity….Cultivating Change. Throughout the month of March, social workers throughout Newfoundland and Labrador will be celebrating the profession and this theme.