18 Jan 2018

Are You Up-To-Date on Your College Knowledge? Take Our New Quiz and Find Out!

As part of the College’s ongoing employer campaign, we are excited to announce the launch of a new interactive quiz! Designed to test an employer’s knowledge, this educational quiz highlights the many benefits of hiring registered social workers and registered social service workers. After all, we don’t want employers to miss out on any of…

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11 Jan 2018

New Educational Resource for Members

NEW! CCP Video The College is pleased to announce the launch of a new educational video to assist members in understanding and completing the Continuing Competence Program (CCP). As members of the College, you are required to complete the CCP as part of your annual renewal of registration. This is one of the ways you…

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03 Jan 2018

UPDATED Important Clarification – Registration Regulation Amendments

The College continues to be made aware of a number of inaccuracies that have been circulating in relation to the amendments to the Registration Regulation, which came into effect on January 1, 2018. As mentioned in the College’s August 2nd eBulletin and in a November 15th news update, the amendments to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg. 383/00 made…

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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, including the approved Practice Guidelines…

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21 Nov 2017

Fall 2017 Perspective Now Available Online

The College is pleased to announce that the fall 2017 issue of Perspective can now be viewed on the Perspective website. In this issue… Message from the Registrar – The Role of the College Membership Renewal: An Important Reminder  3 Ways to Connect with the College on Social Media New Council Roster for 2017/18 Practice…

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15 Nov 2017

Important Clarification – Registration Regulation Amendments

It has come to the College’s attention that members and potential applicants have expressed some concerns regarding the amendments to the Registration Regulation, which will come into effect on January 1, 2018. As mentioned in the College’s August 2nd eBulletin, the amendments to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg. 383/00 made under the Social Work and…

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13 Nov 2017

OCSWSSW Launches Employer Outreach Campaign: Don’t Miss Out!

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new campaign to inform employers of the many benefits of hiring registered social workers and registered social service workers. Your employer saw the value in hiring you, and all that you bring as a registered member…

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09 Nov 2017

Membership Renewals Now Open!

The 2018 renewal period is now open. Members can now renew their membership and pay their annual fee through the College’s online member services. The deadline to complete your membership renewal is December 31, 2017. Renew Your Membership Online To renew your membership online, follow these easy steps: Login using your User ID (your OCSWSSW…

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03 Nov 2017

Social workers in Ontario – salaries and job satisfaction survey

The Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) is conducting a province-wide online survey to gather information about current social work salaries and job satisfaction across sectors of practice in Ontario. The collection and analysis of this data is crucial to better understanding what needs to be done to address these inequities, to create more supportive…

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02 Nov 2017

Renewing Your College Membership

This year’s renewal period will begin in early November. You will be sent a notice via email once the College’s member renewal period is open. Members will be able to renew their membership and pay their annual fee through the College’s online member services in early November. The deadline to complete your membership renewal is…

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