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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October Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

ocswssw October 12, 2017 No Comments News Updates

See it?  Report it.  It’s the law. October is Child Abuse Prevention Month. To raise awareness about this important topic, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services it is reminding everyone that keeping the most vulnerable members of our communities safe is a responsibility we all share. Learn to recognize the signs of child abuse…

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Professional Practice Updates: SWSSWPDF and 2017 CCP

ocswssw September 26, 2017 No Comments News Updates

The College has important updates for members regarding the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund (SWSSWPDF) and the Continuing Competence Program (CCP). Extension of the SWSSWPDF The Honourable Helena Jaczek , Minister of Community and Social Services, has recently announced her decision to extend the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional…

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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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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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