ABSW & CASW Sign Historic Agreement

OTTAWA - September 15, 2020 - The Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding for the profession that recognizes systemic racism and commits to joining forces to rectify wrongs and strengthen the lives of people of African descent in Canada.  
 

Letter to the Prime Minister: Recommendations for Canada’s just recovery plan – Flattening the curve of Inequality

September 2, 2020 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes our letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Recommendations for Canada’s just recovery plan – Flattening the curve of Inequality

CASW Scope of Practice Statement

August 11, 2020 - CASW has updated our Social Work Scope of Practice Statement. Read the full Scope of Practice document here.

CASW National Coalition 2021 Pre-Budget Submissions

August 26, 2020 - CASW has been active on many social policy and social action fronts, thanks to its affiliation as an organizational member of several national coalitions.

2021 Pre-Budget Submission Standing Committee on Finance

August 5, 2020 - We are hopeful that this government will take the opportunity presented by the unprecedented and challenging time to set a bold course for the future. 

CASW Announces 2020 Glenn Drover Award for Outstanding Service Recipient Ellen Oliver

July 30, 2020 - It is with great pride that the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publicly announce Ellen Oliver as the recipient of the 2020 Glenn Drover Award for Outstanding Service.

NSCSW and CASW call for a public inquiry into the Portapique mass shooting

July 28, 2020 - The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) call on the provincial and federal ministers of justice to reconsider their position on holding a full public inquiry into the mass shootings that began in Portapique, Nova Scotia (the worst mass shooting in Canadian history).
 

CASW: Climate Change and Social Work

July 27, 2020 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes Climate Change and Social Work.

As a profession founded in principles of social justice, CASW acknowledges the reality of climate change and encourages social workers to educate, advocate, and be the change they want to see in the world.

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Position Title Organization Location
Executive Director Association of Black Social Workers Dartmouth NS
African Nova Scotian Community Engagement Coordinator Association of Black Social Workers Dartmouth NS
ABSW Sexual Violence Prevention and Supports Community Mobilization Program Coordinator Association of Black Social Workers Dartmouth NS
Clinical Supervisor – Community Team (South) Yukon Government Whitehorse YT

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