The College is pleased to offer members the ability to securely update their personal information at any time and pay their annual fees to the College online.

Find information on a registered social worker or a registered social service worker’s registration status, discipline history and employer contact information on the Online Register.

Login to renew your 2017 College membership, print your tax receipt and member card. This year’s renewal period will begin on November 1st, 2016.

This guide is designed to assist you in the completion of your Online 2017 Annual Renewal of Registration. Please carefully review this guide prior to completing your online renewal of membership.

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.

Recent News

OCSWSSW Council Elects New President and Executive Committee

September 21, 2016No commentsNews Updates

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the election of Beatrice Traub-Werner, MSW, RSW, as the President of Council. Beatrice was elected to Council in 2008 and previously served two terms as President in 2013/14 and 2014/15. The College would also like to welcome the recently elected Executive Committee members of...

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Medical Assistance in Dying: Guidance for Members of the OCSWSSW

September 14, 2016No commentsNews Updates

In February 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada found that the prohibition against physician-assisted dying in the Criminal Code of Canada was unconstitutional. In response to the Supreme Court’s decision, Parliament passed legislation on medical assistance in dying (“MAID”) on June 17, 2016. This means that doctors and nurse practitioners in Canada can now provide medical assistance in dying,...

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Important Updates for Members: Completing your CCP and the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund

September 09, 2016No commentsNews Updates

With the arrival of fall, renewing your College membership will soon be top of mind. This eBulletin contains important information about the Continuing Competence Program (CCP) and the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund (SWSSWPDF). Continuing Competence Program (CCP) Membership renewal for 2017 is coming soon! When you renew your College membership, you’ll be required to...

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