The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers protects the interest of the public by regulating the practice of social workers and social service workers and promoting ethical and professional practice.

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Message from the Registrar

ocswssw September 18, 2017 No Comments News Updates

Message from the Registrar RE: CBC Marketplace and the role of the College as regulator In the past week, there has been increased media attention regarding fake educational credentials. A CBC Marketplace investigation reported this story which aired on September 15, 2017. The story highlighted a number of circumstances where individuals represented themselves as having…

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OCSWSSW Council Elects New President and Executive Committee

ocswssw September 12, 2017 No Comments News Updates

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the election of Shelley Hale, RSSW, who was elected President at a Council meeting on September 7, 2017. Shelley (District No. 2) was first elected to Council in 2001. She has previously served on the College’s Registration Appeals, Discipline, Standards…

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OCSWSSW Invites Members to its 2017 Educational Forums

ocswssw August 30, 2017 No Comments News Updates

The College is pleased to announce that this year’s Educational Forums for members will be taking place at the following locations: Sudbury: October 19, 2017 Kitchener: October 26, 2017 The forums, which are held each year at different cities across Ontario, are part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series. This initiative is in response to…

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Upcoming Discipline Committee Hearings

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Continuing Competence Program

Continuing Competence ProgramThe purpose of the CCP is to promote quality assurance with respect to the practice of the professions of social work and social service work, and to encourage members to enhance their practice in an ongoing way.

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