We provide graduates of accredited schools of social work with a strategic, supportive, and educational professional development experience.
Objectives of the Social Work Candidacy Mentorship Program
The profession of social work in Nova Scotia is guided by two key documents:
- The NSCSW Standards of Practice 2017, and the
- Canadian Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics, as amended for the NSCSW, 2008
After completing the social work Candidacy Mentorship Program a candidate will:
Demonstrate an understanding and application of each of the above documents.
Integrate the content and spirit of both documents into their day to day social work practice/theory.
HOW IT WORKS
Nova Scotia College of
The Nova Scotia College of Social Workers exists to serve and protect Nova Scotians by effectively regulating the profession of social work. We work in solidarity with Nova Scotians to advocate for policies that improve social conditions, challenge injustice and value diversity.
The Candidacy Mentorship Program is designed to ensure that new graduates have the skills, competence, and good character to practice social work in Nova Scotia.