The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers protects the interest of the public by regulating the practice of social workers and social service workers and promoting ethical and professional practice.

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Registration for AMED 2015 Now Open

ocswssw April 27, 2015 No Comments News Updates

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is pleased to announce that registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting & Education Day (AMED) is now open to all College members. This year’s AMED will take place on Tuesday, June 9th, 2015 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre…

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Important Update for OCSWSSW Members Who Provide Psychotherapy Services

ocswssw April 9, 2015 No Comments News Updates

On April 1, 2015, the Ontario Government proclaimed into force most of the balance of the provisions of the Psychotherapy Act. This recent development will affect members of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) who practise psychotherapy and/or use the title “psychotherapist”, as well as those who wish to do…

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OCSWSSW Launches New Website

ocswssw March 31, 2015 No Comments News Updates

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is happy to announce the launch of its new website, www.ocswssw.org. The new College website retains all of the content from the previous site. The new website was designed to be: More accessible – The new website features more intuitive navigation as well as larger…

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Upcoming Discipline Committee Hearings

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Continuing Competence Program

Continuing Competence ProgramThe purpose of the CCP is to promote quality assurance with respect to the practice of the professions of social work and social service work, and to encourage members to enhance their practice in an ongoing way.

Member Resource USB Key

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