13 Jan 2016

The College Welcomes New Deputy Registrar

The College is pleased to announce Laura Sheehan as its new Deputy Registrar.

Laura brings a wealth of regulatory experience to the College. Most recently, Laura served as the Deputy Registrar of the College of Early Childhood Educators. A teacher by profession, she also worked for the Ontario College of Teachers during its foundational years….

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25 Nov 2015

Participate in the 2015 Member Communications Survey

We invite you to participate in the College’s online Member Communications Survey.

The Member Communications Survey is an important research tool designed by the College to gain a better understanding of its members’ communication habits and preferences. The insights gained from the survey results will help the College better serve its members….

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05 Nov 2015

It’s Time to Renew Your College Membership Online!

Annual renewal of registration is now open. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by recent technical difficulties and thank you for your patience.

Please click here to renew your membership online.

Tax Receipts and Member Cards Now Available Online!

The College is pleased to inform members that tax receipts and member cards are now available online following payment of the 2016 annual renewal fee….

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29 Oct 2015

Important Updates for College Members!

The College has three important updates for College members regarding the Continuing Competence Program (CCP), the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund (PDF), and the controlled act of psychotherapy.

Continuing Competence Program (CCP)…

Membership renewal for 2016 is set to begin this fall! When you renew your membership,

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06 Oct 2015

Employment Opportunity: Deputy Registrar

Reporting to the Registrar, the Deputy Registrar is the second most senior position at the College and a member of the management team. The Deputy Registrar has administrative and operational oversight of several key functions of the College as well as the responsibility for creating, maintaining and evaluating the administrative and physical infrastructure required to support the mandate and mission of the College….

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17 Sep 2015

OCSWSSW Council Elects New President and Executive Committee

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the election of Bob Thompson, MSW, RSW as the President of Council. First elected to Council in 2010, Bob has more than 40 years of experience in social work and has worked extensively in the fields of youth justice and child welfare….

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16 Sep 2015

Professional Development Fund for Social Work and Social Service Work Members Launched Today

We are happy to announce that funding for professional development is now available to College members!

Launched today, the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ Professional Development Fund Pilot (PDF) is a $1-million initiative established to fund training for registered social workers and registered social service workers in Ontario over the next two years….

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03 Sep 2015

Appointment of New Registrar and CEO

The Council of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Lise Betteridge as Registrar and CEO of the College, effective September 1, 2015.

Lise has been the Acting Registrar since November 2014 and has had full responsibility for College operations for the past ten months….

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28 Aug 2015

Important Information for Members – Professional Development Opportunities

Professional Development Fund for Social Work and Social Service Work Members

The Minister of Community and Social Services, Dr. Helena Jaczek, announced at the College’s Annual Meeting and Education Day the creation of a $1 million Professional Development Fund Pilot (PDF), established to fund training for registered social workers and registered social service workers in Ontario over the next two years….

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12 Aug 2015

Educational Forums 2015- Barrie and St. Catharines

This year, the 2015 Educational Forums will be held in St. Catharines on September 25, 2015 and Barrie on October 15, 2015.

Don’t miss this opportunity to:

Touch base with the College
Learn valuable tools to help you in your practice
Connect with your peers

For more information and to register,…

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