Reminder: Join Us via Livestream for AMED 2018

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers’ Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) is fast approaching and we are looking forward to the event on Thursday, May 24, 2018. AMED is part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series.

While registration to attend AMED in-person has reached full capacity, we invite you to join in via livestream.

Livestream Information

Once again this year, the Annual Meeting portion of the day in addition to the keynote address and two of the educational sessions will be available via livestream directly from the College website.

AMED Livestream Agenda

Important note: You are not required to register ahead of time to view the livestream events.

To access AMED via livestream, simply visit the College website on May 24th at which time you will be prompted to enter your general information including your name and email address in order to view the livestream.

Afternoon Educational Sessions via Livestream

The following two afternoon educational sessions have been selected to be livestreamed for those unable to attend AMED in-person:

1. Session A: “Risk Assessment, Risk Management and Safety Planning for Children Living with Domestic Violence: A Critical Role for Social Workers and Social Service Workers”
Marcie Campbell, Laura Olszowy and Mike Saxton

For information regarding this presentation including the PowerPoint presentation, click here.

2. Session B: “Breaking Down Barriers: The Role of Social Work and Social Service Work in the Context of Complex Illness, Uncertainty and Grief”
Elizabeth Dougherty, MSW, RSW

For information regarding this presentation, click here. Please note that the PowerPoint presentation for this session will be made available on May 22, 2018.

Don’t Miss Out!

The College will also live-tweet AMED on its Twitter feed and encourages members to connect with us on Twitter during the event, using the #AMED2018 hashtag.

We look forward to seeing you at AMED 2018 – in person and virtually!

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact Sarah Choudhury, Communications Manager, at

About the College
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is the regulatory body for social workers and social service workers in Ontario. Its mandate is to serve and protect the public interest and govern its members.