Welcome to the Official Website of The Association of Black Social Workers

ABSW offers educational and community based programs ranging from clinical counselling to professional development.

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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.

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Our Vision

Access and equal opportunities for under-represented communities

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Our Goal

To contribute towards the health and wellbeing of people of African descent in Nova Scotia

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Available Services

ABSW offers educational and community based programs ranging from clinical counselling to professional development. ABSW conducts awareness sessions on social issues such as: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Gambling, Parenting Bi-racial/Black Children, Palliative Care etc

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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

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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.

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The Four Pillars of ABSW

Community Focused

ABSW contributes towards the health and wellbeing of people of African descent in Nova Scotia.

Support

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.

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Awareness

ABSW conducts awareness sessions on social issues such as: Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Gambling, Parenting Bi-racial/Black Children, Palliative Care etc.

Education

ABSW offers educational opportunties or resources for our members and the community.

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Latest Post

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 ....