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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Join the College’s Facebook Community!

ocswssw August 16, 2017 No Comments News Updates

The College invites members and other stakeholders to connect with us on our new Facebook page! Visit the College’s Facebook page at: Facebook is one of many communication tools the College uses to raise awareness of its public protection mandate, and better engage and inform members and the public. By joining the College’s Facebook…

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Changes to the Registration Regulation: What You Need to Know

ocswssw August 2, 2017 No Comments News Updates

The College is very pleased to announce that long-awaited amendments to the Registration Regulation have been approved by the government and will come into effect on January 1, 2018. Proposed amendments to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg. 383/00 made under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998 were submitted to the Ministry of…

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Important Note

ocswssw July 28, 2017 No Comments News Updates

The College’s online member services and the Online Register are currently unavailable for a system maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience. Should you have any questions please contact Paul Cucci at 416-972-9882 ext.202 or

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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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