As the regulator of social workers and social service workers in Ontario, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers publishes Discipline Committee decisions to inform the public about social workers or social service workers who have engaged in professional misconduct or are incompetent….Read More
On October 10, 2019, the College is hosting an event for employers in the Kingston, Belleville and Hastings area. As part of the College’s employer outreach initiative, the annual Employer Roundtable is an opportunity for employers to learn more about the College and its public protection mandate,…Read More
Q. Why can’t an employee use the title “clinical social worker” and/or “registered clinical social worker” in respect to their practice?
A. Regardless of what practice setting in which a College member may be working, the College has only two classes of registration: Registered Social Worker and Registered Social Service Worker….Read More
Do you have employees who are registered members of the College? Do they work in the Ottawa or Sault Ste. Marie areas?
Each year, the College holds Educational Forums in locations outside the Greater Toronto Area, for members who were unable to attend the Annual Meeting and Education Day….Read More
Do you know of colleagues within your organization or in similar organizations who should sign up for the Employer Communiqué? Simply copy and paste this message into your email client and invite them to sign up!…Read More
Do you know the difference between a social worker and social service worker? This is one of the most common questions asked of the College by employers. Only College members can use the protected titles “social worker/registered social worker” and “social service worker/registered social service worker.” The College has due processes in place to ensure only College members use the protected titles….Read More
On June 13, the College hosted members at its 2019 Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) at Toronto’s Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The theme of AMED 2019 was Ethics. Insight. Innovation. More than 500 social workers and social service workers – and hundreds more online – participated in AMED this year….Read More