WELCOME TO THE NORTHERN BRANCH OF BCASW!
Our membership includes Social Workers from health, education, community and government. We also have a large group of active Social Work student members.
Chair – Karla Bloomfield
Past-Chair – Heather Lamb
Vice-Chair – Heather Lamb
Treasurer – Jim Campbell
Secretary – Glen Schmidt
Speakers – Chris Wagner
Communications – Dawn Hemingway
Liaison with UNBC – Beth Quesnel
UNBC Student Representative – vacant (to be filled in September)
MEMBERS MEETINGS & EVENTS
Currently we meet the third Thursday every month from 5:30 pm at Tandoori Nation, 1393 Central St West, Prince George (basement room). We break over the summer. To confirm the next meeting date, email Heather at heather.lamb[at] alumni.unbc.ca
You can also join in via Skype, connect with BCASWNB [at] outlook.com
See up to date event announcements on our Facebook page. Just search for BC Association of Social Workers Northern Branch and request to be added.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AT OUR MEETINGS:
* General business
* Committee events and activities
* Provincial committee events and activities
* Community connections: events, advocacy and Issues of interest
* Job and education opportunity notices
WE THEN HAVE SUPPER TOGETHER, followed by the Speakers forum where we feature topics of interest to social workers. Topics have included a preview of the Inspiring Women Among Us events, a Nidus presentation on representation agreements, and a synopsis of the social situation in Fort St. John.
Bridget Moran Award
This award is granted by the Northern Branch of BCASW – the ceremony takes place during Social Work Week.