Welcome to the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers’ inaugural Employer Communiqué! The Employer Communiqué is the College’s official quarterly publication for employers of social workers and social service workers.
How to Find a Social Worker or Social Service Worker on the OCSWSSW Public Register
Employing registered social workers (RSWs) and registered social service workers (RSSWs) demonstrates that you are committed to delivering professional, ethical, qualified and accountable care and services to the clients your organization serves….
What Does this Mean for Employers?
These important developments affect your employees who practise psychotherapy and/or those who wish to use the title “psychotherapist.”
As of December 30,…
Q&A: Can a Registered Social Worker or Registered Social Service Worker Perform the Controlled Act of Psychotherapy?
Yes. As of December 30, 2017, members of the College are authorized to perform the controlled act of psychotherapy in compliance with the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998 and its regulations and bylaws.
Members must practise in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice Handbook,…
In 2017, the College successfully hosted its first series of Employer Roundtables in Thunder Bay and Windsor as part of its Strategic Plan to strengthen stakeholder and public awareness.
Employer Roundtables provide an opportunity for employers to:…
Learn about the College and its ongoing public protection mandate.