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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21 Dec 2017

Important Announcement: Proclamation of the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers has learned that long-awaited legislative changes concerning psychotherapy will be proclaimed in force on December 30, 2017.

These important developments affect members who practise psychotherapy and/or those who wish to use the title “psychotherapist”.

For details on this important proclamation,

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