Welcome to the Website of The Association of Black Social Workers
ABSW offers educational and community based programs ranging from clinical counselling to professional development.
ABSW is a volunteer charitable organization consisting of Black Social Workers and Human Service Workers throughout the Province. ABSW was originally formed in Montreal, Canada in 1977. A group started in Nova Scotia in 1979, with a membership of 4. ABSW was reactivated in 1987, and now has a growing membership. ABSW offers educational and community based programs ranging from clinical counselling to professional development.
About the organization
Our Mission Statement
The key mission of the association is to act as support group and professional development resource for African Canadian workers. The ABSW provides a structure and forum through which Black Social Workers and workers in related fields can exchange ideas, offer services and develop programs in the interest of the Black Community and the community at large.More About Us
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Support as as we provide education by providing courses, seminars, and workshops about social workrelated projects and programs geared towards persons of African descent
ABSW Quick Links
Looking for training, need help finding a job? Want to join ABSW use one of the quick links to find what you need.
TrainingThe ABSW provides training on various topics such as Africentric Theory Introduction, Sensitivity Training, Child Welfare, and much more.
ABSW ResourcesLooking for Scholarship opportunities? Or interested in a new job? Check out our resources.
More about the organization
The Four Pillars of ABSW
ABSW Bulletin Board
Nova Scotia Human Rights Award
On December 10, 2020 the Association of Black Social Workers and the Health Association of African Canadians were recognized for their collaborative ....
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