Work is underway to develop a 10-year Health Accord for the province. The task force leading this work is co-chaired by Sister Elizabeth Davis and Dr. Patrick Parfrey. NLCSW believes that health care reform must incorporate the social determinants of health which is outlined in our Social Determinants of Health Policy Framework.
In October 2020, the Premiers Economic Recovery Team (PERT) was tasked with reviewing government expenditures, the province’s fiscal capacity, how services are delivered, and exploring possible growth sectors. As part of PERT’s consultation process, NLCSW was pleased to provide both an online submission and virtual presentation. Grounded in our Social Determinants of Health Policy Framework, NLCSW’s recommendations focused on:
NLCSW's latest annual report titled New Name, Same Commitment to Excellence details the many activities, accomplishments and milestones that occurred over the course of our 2020-21 fiscal year, most notably our name change from association to college. Read the full report at Who We Are | NLCSW.
Don't miss out on the next round of available funding. The next application deadline for the NLCSW Professional Development Fund is March 16, 2021. Additional details including funding criteria and application form are available under the funding submenu.
NLCSW's Social Determinants of Health Policy Framework was recently updated. The full document can be accessed by clicking here.
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: