News

Research Participants Sought

A doctoral candidate from the University of Georgia living and working in New Zealand on a Fulbright Award is seeking social workers for a research project. Lorien Jordan is conducting research for her dissertation on culture and justice in mental health and is keen to interview social workers (and others) who work in mental health…. Read more »

Memorandum of Understanding

A Memorandum of Understanding between The Social Workers Registration Board and The Ministry of Social Development document can be downloaded by clicking on the document below. A Memorandum of Understanding between The Social Workers Registration Board and Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) document can be downloaded by clicking on the document below.

Board Meeting Dates 2017

The Board meets throughout the year to approve Registration Applications. Only a completed application will go forward to the Board for approval. Your application cannot go forward until we have received all the required documents and all processes have been completed. An application for registration must go through all the required checks and have Police results back before going to… Read more »

Media Statement

Social Workers Registration Board welcomes plans for mandatory registration Today the Chair of the Social Workers Registration Board, Shayne Walker, welcomed the Government’s announcement to introduce legislation to allow for mandatory registration of social workers. “The Board are very pleased with the news that mandatory registration is to be implemented,’ said Board chair, Shayne Walker…. Read more »

Social Workers Registration Board members

Shayne Walker RSW – Chairperson Turitea Bolstad Michelle Derrett RSW Dianne Belz-Wepa RSW Lisa-Marie King RSW Leisa Moorhouse RSW Shirley Ikkala RSW Khoa Nguyen Scott Thomson Paula Rose