27 Mar 2018

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) Stakeholder Consultation

The following is being circulated at the request of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO):

As OCSWSSW members are aware, on December 30, 2017, the government of Ontario proclaimed into force the controlled act of psychotherapy, with a two-year transition period to allow the mental health sector a period of time in which individuals must either become registered with one of the appropriate colleges or restrict their services so that they do not perform the controlled act….

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20 Mar 2018

OCSWSSW Launches Public Awareness Initiative

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new initiative that aims to further extend the College’s reach to the Ontario public and continue to fulfill our primary duty of public protection.

The College’s message to Ontarians is simple: check to make sure your social worker/social service worker’s name is on the Online Register….

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21 Feb 2018

Membership Renewals: Late Fee in Effect

The College would like to remind all members who have not yet renewed their membership for 2018 that a $50 penalty fee has been added to unpaid renewal fees effective February 1, 2018.

Important Note: If you do not intend to renew your membership for 2018 or wish to change your membership status,…

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15 Feb 2018

Professional Practice Update: Psychotherapy, 2018 CCP, and SWSSWPDF

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

Members have been contacting the Professional Practice Department with many questions about the controlled act of psychotherapy,…

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26 Jan 2018

OCSWSSW Submission re: Proposed Regulations under the CYFSA

The College recently made a submission to the Ministry of Children and Youth Services in response to the proposed regulations under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA) relating to requirements for qualifications of Children’s Aid Society staff and adoption/adoption licensing (Proposal Numbers 17-CYS034 and 17-CYS020)….

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