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Parenting Plan Assessments (Explanatory Document) Seeking Feedback

The former NLCSW Child Custody and Access Assessments Explanatory Document has been updated to reflect the language changes set forth in the new Federal Divorce Act.  NLCSW is inviting registrants engaged in these assessments to provide feedback regarding the updated document, now titled Parenting Plan Assessments. Registrants can connect directly with Annette Johns, NLCSW's Associate Director of Policy and Practice, to provide feedback. Annette can be reached by email ( or phone (709-753-0200 ext.

2022-23 NLCSW Board of Directors

The 2022-23 NLCSW Board of Directors was announced as part of NLCSW’s Annual General Meeting held today. Elections were held for the positions of Vice Chair, Board Member at Large and Labrador/Grenfell Representative. The Avalon East Representative position was acclaimed. A complete board listing is available at Board of Directors | NLCSW. We look forward to working with this talented group of RSWs and public representatives.

Call for Nominations: NLCSW 2022-2024 Board of Directors

Looking for a way to give back to the social work profession? A call for nominations for positions on the 2022-2024 NLCSW Board of Directors was emailed to all NLCSW members on April 18. The nomination deadline is Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 4:30 pm (Newfoundland); 4:00 pm (Labrador). Nominations are being accepted for the following positions:
• Vice Chair
• Board Member at Large
• Avalon East Representative
• Labrador Grenfell Representative

The Big Reset Report - NLCSW Provides Valuable Input

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: