30 Aug 2017

OCSWSSW Invites Members to its 2017 Educational Forums

The College is pleased to announce that this year’s Educational Forums for members will be taking place at the following locations:

  • Sudbury: October 19, 2017
  • Kitchener: October 26, 2017

The forums, which are held each year at different cities across Ontario, are part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series. This initiative is in response to members who want to stay connected with the College but are unable to attend the Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) in Toronto. This half-day event is free of charge to members and is an opportunity to:

  • Touch base with the College.
  • Learn valuable skills to help you in your practice.
  • Connect with your peers.

Sudbury Educational Forum

Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Radisson Hotel Sudbury 85 Ste. Anne Road Sudbury, ON P3E 4S4

Keynote Address: Run Like a Girl? That’s so Gay! Rethinking Anti-Gay Language Use Among Middle School Students

This year’s keynote presentation in Sudbury will be given by Steven Solomon, MSW, PhD, RSW. Steven has been a popular speaker at several College events, including this year’s AMED, and members always find Steven’s presentations very valuable and engaging.

For more information and to register, please click here.

Kitchener Educational Forum

Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017

Time: 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Location: Holiday Inn Kitchener 30 Fairway Road South Kitchener, ON N2A 2N2

Keynote address: Elder Mistreatment: What Does It Mean? How Should I Respond To It?

In Kitchener, our keynote speaker will be David Burnes, MSW, PhD, RSW. David’s presentation at this year’s AMED had one of the highest rates of registration of all the afternoon sessions and member feedback was extremely positive.

For more information and to register, please click here.

Don’t miss this educational opportunity! All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance which can be used towards the 2017 Continuing Competence Program (CCP). Space is limited, so we encourage you to register before October 6, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding the Educational Forums please contact the Communications Department by email at communications@ocswssw.org