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CASW Distinguished Service Award Nomination Deadline

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) Distinguished Service Award is presented annually by the CASW to an individual or group of individuals selected from their membership by each CASW member organization. 

The NLASW is currently accepting nominations for the 2017 CASW Award.  Nominations must be forwarded to the NLASW office by November 30, 2016.  More information including the nomination form and list of past recipients is available under 'about us'. 

March 2016 Pre Budget Submission

The NLASW prepared a written submission to inform the province’s fiscal future through government’s multi-year renewal initiative. NLASW's Pre-Budget submission outlined several priority areas including the role of social work in K-12 schools in expanding access to mental health services for children and youth, primary health care, the importance of continued investments to enhance the poverty reduction strategy,

Social workers play a key role in mental health

The NLASW Promotion of the Profession Committee prepared a Letter to the Editor to highlight and promote the role of social work in mental health. This letter was published in the May 23, 2015 edition of the Telegram. Members can access this article through the following link: http://www.thetelegram.com/opinion/letter-to-the-editor/2015-05-23/article-4153016/social-workers-play-key-role-in-mental-health/1