Welcome to the Students and New Graduates Page
This webpage has been created specifically for students of approved/accredited Social Service Work, Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or Master of Social Work (MSW) programs and new graduates. If you graduated from a social work or social service work program from outside Canada, or if you do not have a social work degree or social service work diploma, please look under the Registration section for more information.
Becoming a Social Worker or Social Service Worker
By law, only registered members of the College may use the title “social worker”, “registered social worker”, “social service worker” or “registered social service worker” in this province. Watch our video to learn about the benefits of registration:
The College is the regulatory body for social service workers and social workers in Ontario. This section of our website will provide you with important information on:
- The Role of Regulation
- The Benefits of Registration
- Your Responsibilities Once you Become a Member
- The Continuing Competence Program (CCP)
- Other Resources Available to Members and to the Public
- Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
You can access all this information and more by viewing our new student webcast.
We hope that this information will be helpful to you as you finish your education and take the next and final step towards becoming a Registered Social Worker or Registered Social Service Worker.
Your feedback is requested. Please complete our short Student Engagement survey.