12 Sep 2017

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 Shelley Hale, RSSW, who was elected President at a Council meeting on September 7, 2017. Shelley (District No. 2) was first elected to Council in 2001. She has previously served on the College’s Registration Appeals, Discipline, Standards…

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30 Aug 2017

OCSWSSW Invites Members to its 2017 Educational Forums

The College is pleased to announce that this year’s Educational Forums for members will be taking place at the following locations: Sudbury: October 19, 2017 Kitchener: October 26, 2017 The forums, which are held each year at different cities across Ontario, are part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series. This initiative is in response to…

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16 Aug 2017

Join the College’s Facebook Community!

The College invites members and other stakeholders to connect with us on our new Facebook page! Visit the College’s Facebook page at: facebook.com/OCSWSSW/ Facebook is one of many communication tools the College uses to raise awareness of its public protection mandate, and better engage and inform members and the public. By joining the College’s Facebook…

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02 Aug 2017

Changes to the Registration Regulation: What You Need to Know

The College is very pleased to announce that long-awaited amendments to the Registration Regulation have been approved by the government and will come into effect on January 1, 2018. Proposed amendments to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg. 383/00 made under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998 were submitted to the Ministry of…

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28 Jul 2017

Important Note

The College’s online member services and the Online Register are currently unavailable for a system maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience. Should you have any questions please contact Paul Cucci at 416-972-9882 ext.202 or info@ocswssw.org

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27 Jun 2017

Experience AMED 2017 on the College Website

This year’s Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) was a great success with almost 600 participants joining us either in Toronto or online via live webcast! For those members who were unable to join live, videos, presentations and webcasts from AMED 2017 can now be viewed on the College website. Visit the College website to view…

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14 Jun 2017

2017 Election Results for Electoral District No. 3

The following are the results of the College Council elections, which took place on May 25, 2017 in Electoral District No. 3. The results of this election process are now final as the College did not receive a request for a recount prior to June 9, 2017. The candidates below are declared elected by the…

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11 May 2017

Spring 2017 Perspective Now Available Online!

The College is pleased to announce that the spring 2017 issue of Perspective can now be viewed on the NEW Perspective website at perspective.ocswssw.org. In this issue… A Snapshot of College Members Rethinking Social Justice at AMED 2017 2017 College Council Elections New Notification and Reporting Requirements under PHIPA – What You Need to Know…

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09 May 2017

Professional Practice Update: Additional Information and Resources Now Available on College Website

The Professional Practice Department contributes to the ongoing development of practice resources, and oversees the Continuing Competence Program (CCP). Professional Practice staff also provides the following services: Consultations with members, employers and the public In-person or remote presentations across Ontario Access to College resources While these services are not new to members, this information is…

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