06 Nov 2019

Fall 2019 Perspective Now Available Online

Perspective is the official publication of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. In this issue:…

Message from the Registrar & CEO
Resilience and Well-Being
Practice Notes: ETHICS→A
Top 10 Considerations for Using Communication Technology in Practice

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04 Nov 2019

Members: Renew Your College Membership for 2020

As a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, you must pay your annual membership fee by December 31. Keeping your membership current is important. It demonstrates your commitment to professional, ethical, qualified and accountable practice. It says something important about the professions of social work and social service work as a whole,…

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20 Sep 2019

OCSWSSW Council Election Results

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the re-election of Council President Shelley Hale, RSSW, and the election of the Council Executive Committee for 2019/20.

“I am honoured to be re-elected as President of the College Council,” says Shelley, who was re-elected on September 5,…

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27 Aug 2019

Professional Practice Update

The College is pleased to present the following update regarding current issues and resources related to Professional Practice.

Reminder: Continuing Competence Program

Participation in the Continuing Competence Program (CCP) is a condition of registration and one of the ways that members demonstrate their commitment to professional and ethical practice….

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07 Jun 2019

2019 Election Results for Electoral District Nos. 1, 2 and 5


On Thursday May 30, 2019, the College held its Council elections in Electoral District Nos. 1, 2 and 5.

Role of Council members

Council members provide direction to the College and its staff in fulfilling its mandate to protect the public interest. This includes:…

Developing policies to regulate the practice of social work and social service work which reflect the College’s public protection mandate.

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