Resources and Links

In this section, you will find links to a variety of resources that you may find useful in your practice.

Children, Youth & Families

Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development-

Child Welfare League of Canada –

Childcare Resource and Research Unit -

First Nations Child & Family Caring Society –

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child -


Community Development

International Association for Community Development –

National Occupational Standards for Community Development –

New Economics Foundation –

Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement-

The Community Toolbox –

Age-Friendly Rural and Remote Communities Guide -


Community Organizations & Networks in Newfoundland and Labrador

Canadian Mental Health Association NL –

Choices for Youth -

Coalition Against Violence Avalon East –

Community Sector Council NL –

Food First NL -


Newfoundland & Labrador Foster Families Association –

Newfoundland & Labrador Housing & Homelessness Network -

Newfoundland & Labrador Lung Association -

Newfoundland & Labrador Public Health Association -

Newfoundland & Labrador Smoker’s Helpline –

Practice NL -

Stella's Circle -



Information for Practice -


Governments & Health Authorities

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador –

Nunatsiavut Government –

Eastern Health –

Central Health –

Labrador-Grenfell –

Western Health –



Adult Protection Act -

Child and Youth Care and Protection Act -

Human Rights Act -

Mental Health Care and Treatment Act -

Personal Health Information Act -

Social Workers Act -

Also see:

House of Assembly -



Association for New Canadians -

Women’s Multicultural Organization NL -

Office of Immigration and Multiculturalism -


On-Line Journals

The Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics -

The New Social Worker -



Health Research Ethics Authority -



Department of Health & Community Services -

Department of Children, Seniors and Social Development -

Seniors Resource Centre NL -

Alzheimer’s Society of Canada-

Brainxchange -


Social Policy & Advocacy

Advocacy – Let’s Keep Kids Out of Hospitals

Campaign 2000 -

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives -

Canadian Council on Social Development -

Conference Board of Canada -

Dignity for All: The Campaign for A Poverty Free Canada -

Disability Policy Office NL -

National Collaborating Centre for Determinants of Health -

Newfoundland & Labrador Poverty Reduction Strategy -


Social Work Boards and Associations

Association of Social Work Boards –

Canadian Association of Social Workers -

International Federation of Social Workers –

National Association of Social Workers -

Canadian Council of Social Work Regulators -


Social Work Education

Canadian Association for Social Work Education -

Memorial University School of Social Work -