NSCSW | Private Practice

Private practitioners are
self-employed RSWs and are
licensed to practice independently
in one or more areas of specialization

Private practice

Private practitioners are social workers who are self-employed. In Nova Scotia, private practice requires an additional level of registration. To become a licensed private practitioner, social workers must demonstrate to the Board of Examiners that they have advanced skills in a particular area of social work and can apply them independently.

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