For members who attended the Feb 4 education session on decision-making and professional accountability, please take a moment to complete the evaluation form. It can be accessed by clicking here. We appreciate your feedback.
NLASW recently provided input and recommendations as part of the minimum wage review consultation process. Click here to view our written submission.
MyNLASW will begin accepting renewals in mid-January from current members for the 2020 registration year. Members will be notified by email when online renewal is available.
A key activity undertaken in 2018-19 was the development of a new 3 year strategic plan. The report's theme Reaffirming Excellence speaks to the reaffirmation of our core vision Excellence in Social Work which occurred as part of this process. The full report can be accessed at https://nlasw.ca/about-us/who-we-are.
In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we will be recognizing specific RSWs for their long term commitment to NLASW and the social work profession. Be sure to check out our twitter feed @nlasw for a new tweet each day as we recognize the following RSWs: Lori Hewitt, Lisa Lake, Suzanne Brake, Elaine Holden and Glenda Webber.
NLASW's 2019 pre-budget submission advocates for a provincial budget that focuses on:
- Mental health (including a continued call for the integration of social workers in the K-12 education system)
- Poverty Reduction
- Children and Families
- Health Care Service Delivery
The full submission is available under the Health and Social Policy submenu.
The next application deadline for both the CASW/BMS Scholarship and the NLASW Professional Development Fund is March 16, 2019. Additional details including funding criteria and application forms are available at https://nlasw.ca/continuing-education/funding.
NLASW's 2018-2021 strategic plan incorporates feedback from all levels of the organization including members, board, committees and staff. A one page visual has been developed to capture the mission, values and goals that will guide NLASW's work and support our vision over the next 3 years. Check it out at http://www.nlasw.ca/about-us/who-we-are.
A link to a health & social policy survey was forwarded to all members via email on August 31 as part of the NLASW monthly Update. The survey should take only 5 - 10 minutes to complete but will provide valuable input and direction for NLASW's social policy analysis and engagement over the next 12 months.