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New legislation recognises mana of social work profession

Thursday, 21 February 2019, 9:51 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

The new Social Workers Registration Act recognises the value and mana of the social work profession says Sarah Clark, Chief Executive for the Social Workers Registration Board: Kāhui Whakamana Tauwhiro (SWRB). More >>

SWRB response to unregistered social worker sexual charges

Friday, 29 May 2015, 12:16 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

The Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB), has become aware through media reports that an unregistered female ‘social worker’ previously employed at Auckland's Waipareira Trust is on trial charged with unlawful sexual connection with a 15-year-old ... More >>

Concern at no conviction for leaving kids outside casino

Wednesday, 8 May 2013, 3:05 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

The Social Workers Registration Board Chairperson, Ms Toni Hocquard, is appalled at the decision to discharge without conviction a woman who left her five children locked in a van in SkyCity's basement car park, while she and her partner gambled, ... More >>

Social Workers Registration Board Welcomes White Paper

Thursday, 11 October 2012, 11:35 am | Social Workers Registration Board

Ms Toni Hocquard, Chairperson of the Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB) welcomes the release today of the White Paper on Vulnerable Children by the Minister for Social Development, Hon. Paula Bennett. More >>

Support of Green Paper for Vulnerable Children

Wednesday, 27 July 2011, 1:42 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

Ms Toni Hocquard, Chairperson of the Social Workers Registration Board welcomes the release today of the Green Paper on Vulnerable Children by the Minister for Social Development, Paula Bennett. More >>

SWRB: a reminder to Mr Bob McCoskrie

Wednesday, 30 March 2011, 10:48 am | Social Workers Registration Board

The Social Workers Registration Board would once again like to remind Mr Bob McCoskrie, National Director of Family First NZ, that there is an independent body to ensure that registered social workers follow appropriate policy and procedures. The Social ... More >>

Minister’s Call to Strengthen Social Work Practice Supported

Thursday, 24 March 2011, 1:55 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

Ms Toni Hocquard, Chairperson of the Social Workers Registration Board is pleased to support the Minister for Social Development, Paula Bennett, in her quest for better outcomes for families and children through strengthening social work practice and ... More >>

SWRB Commends Decision of the Human Rights Review Tribunal

Thursday, 16 December 2010, 4:49 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

An unregistered social worker has been found to have committed various breaches of the Health and Disability Regulations 1996 by the Human Rights Review Tribunal (HRRT) by taking in excess of $55,000 worth of cash and gifts from a mentally ill elderly ... More >>

Non-Registered Social worker takes $55k from ill

Wednesday, 5 May 2010, 3:59 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

A non-registered social worker has been reprimanded in a report from the Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Rae Lamb for accepting about $55,000 worth of cash and gifts from a mentally ill elderly woman she was looking after. More >>

Opposition to Mental Health Workers being Named

Wednesday, 9 July 2008, 1:03 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

The Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB) says that from its experience naming mental health workers on websites will not benefit either the complainants or the profession as a whole. More >>

Social Worker Day – 26 September 2007

Thursday, 27 September 2007, 2:40 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

Celebrating the courage of Social Workers on SOCIAL WORKER DAY Social Workers in New Zealand interact and engage every day with individuals and families who need support or help or find themselves in situations where they are frightened and have ... More >>

Public Complaints Avenue For Social Workers

Wednesday, 24 January 2007, 9:31 am | Social Workers Registration Board

The agency responsible for professional registration of social workers in New Zealand says that naming of CYFS social workers on an anonymous website is a completely underhand form of misguided intimidation that ignores the steps put in place for increased ... More >>

Social Workers Celebrate Special Day

Tuesday, 27 September 2005, 2:24 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

New Zealand social workers celebrate National Social Work Day throughout the country on Wednesday 28 September. This is the second year to remember a group of people that the Social Workers Registration Board (SWRB) feel is long overdue. More >>

Social Workers launch Code of Conduct

Monday, 29 August 2005, 1:04 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

The Social Workers Registration Board's Code of Conduct was launched at 4.30pm today at the Turnbull Library in Wellington. Speakers at the launch were Robyn Corrigan Chairperson, Social Workers Registration Board; Paula Tyler, Chief Executive for ... More >>

Social Worker's Registration Board Fees Gazetted

Tuesday, 27 July 2004, 10:29 am | Social Workers Registration Board

The Schedule Fees Payable is as follows: Application for registration with a New Zealand qualification $225.00 Application for registration with an overseas qualification and practising in New Zealand $393.75 Application for registration with an overseas ... More >>

Social Workers Encouraged Join Professional Body

Tuesday, 20 January 2004, 4:05 pm | Social Workers Registration Board

New Zealand’s 8000 thousand social workers are being encouraged to register with the newly formed Social Workers Registration Board as a way to raise professional standards and the status of the social work profession in New Zealand. More >>

 

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