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Professional Development as a requirement for Competency is here to stay. Either find an ANZASW Webinar or search our website for a professional development event.

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ANZASW is continuing to develop and coordinate ANZASW career related services. You do not need to be a member of ANZASW to use this service. 

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ANZASW Publications

Including the Code of Ethics, the Practice Standards, Annual Reports, the bi-monthly e-Newsletter, NoticeBoard and the Aotearoa NZ Social Work Journal & Te Komako.

ANZASW Statement on Amendments to Crucial Social Work Bill

Wednesday, 19 December 2018, 4:10 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) is pleased to learn that Carmel Sepuloni, Minister for Social Development, has proposed that the Social Work Registration Legislation Bill include a scope of practice to determine who is required to register as a Social Worker. ANZASW has […]

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ANZASW Statement on Child Poverty Monitor Report

Wednesday, 12 December 2018, 3:22 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) believes that the statistics and findings contained in the Child Poverty Monitor report released by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner this week should be a wake up call to anyone denying the reality of the crisis of […]

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ANZASW statement for the Close of Movember

Friday, 30 November 2018, 2:48 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers As Movember draws to a close this week, the Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) wishes to express its appreciation of all those who participated in activities to raise awareness of men’s health issues over the past month. We tautoko the movement as a whole and fully […]

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ANZASW Response to He Ara Oranga

Thursday, 6 December 2018, 12:40 pm Press Release: Aotearoa NZ Association of Social Workers The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) broadly supports the findings and recommendations of the newly-released Report of the Government Inquiry into Mental Health and Addiction – He Ara Oranga. The publication of this report, following months of extensive consultations with the public and input […]

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ANZASW on World Day for the Prevention of Child Abuse

Today ANZASW thanks members and colleagues in both the social work community and other professions who work tirelessly to protect the children / tamariki of our islands.

This film takes a look at some of the ways in which social workers walk with children / tamariki and their caregivers to help nurture lasting solutions to risks that they face.

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