As of September 30, 2020, the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) will be known as the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers (NLCSW). Read more about this exciting news at https://nlcsw.ca/new_name_NLCSW.
Looking for a way to give back to the social work profession? A call for nominations for positions on the 2020-2022 NLCSW Board of Directors has been emailed to all NLCSW members. Nominations are being accepted for the following positions:
The NLCSW is currently accepting proposals from interested parties specializing in Information Technology to deliver the following services:
NLCSW’s board has voted to extend the board term for positions that are up for nomination and move the AGM until Fall 2020. In making this decision, the board took into consideration the continually evolving situation with COVID-19 and felt that moving these important events would help ensure maximum response and engagement from NLCSW members.
NLCSW Board President Henry Kielley and Executive Director/Registrar Lisa Crockwell released a joint message to members today expressing thanks to all RSW's for their ongoing leadership and dedication. The message also highlighted the work being done by NLCSW staff who continue to work remotely while monitoring the impacts of COVID-19 on both social workers and the public.
NLCSW has developed a resource page regarding COVID-19 and social work practice. It can be accessed at https://nlcsw.ca/COVID-19_Social_Work_Practice.
Nominations are currently being accepted for the NLCSW Student Award. An information sheet and nomination form can be accessed at https://nlcsw.ca/about-us/awards.
NLCSW has participated in the provincial pre-budget consultation process for over 20 years. Our latest submission focuses on several priority areas including mental health, seniors, poverty reduction, children and families, and health care service delivery. Access the full submission at https://nlcsw.ca/social-work-in-nl/health-social-policy.