NBASW Featured Social Worker Series (August 2017 Edition)
The NBASW is pleased to introduce our Featured Social Worker for the month of August, Emily McAllister! Emily works on the Paediatric team at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation, supporting children and teenagers who were born with a disability or who have experienced an injury. To read Emily’s full story please click here.
Letter to the Editor: Pride 2017
August 14, 2017
Since August 2010 the city of Fredericton has celebrated Pride Week, which is meant to uplift and honour the LGBTQ+ community, and celebrate the diversity that exists in Fredericton and the surrounding areas. The New Brunswick Association of Social Workers is delighted to be a supporter of Pride Week and what it represents. The social work profession has a proud history of celebrating diversity and championing equality, by supporting minority groups to be recognized and achieve their full potential.
As a community,...
Legalization of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick
August 1, 2017
Last week, NBASW Executive Director, Miguel LeBlanc had the opportunity to make a presentation to the Select Committee on Cannabis about the legalization of recreational cannabis in New Brunswick. To read the full policy brief please click here. To read the executive summary please click here.