28 Sep 2018

Message from the Registrar – Registration Regulation Amendments

We have recently become aware that a number of inaccuracies have been recirculating in relation to amendments to the Registration Regulation, O. Reg. 383/00 that came into effect on January 1, 2018. The amendments include, among other changes:

Improving language in the current Regulation so that all applicants will be required to indicate whether or not they have any physical or mental condition or disorder that could affect their ability to practise social work or social service work in a safe manner….

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26 Sep 2018

OCSWSSW Council Election Results, Bylaw Amendments Approved

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the re-election of Council President Shelley Hale, RSSW, and the election of the Council Executive Committee for 2018/19.

“I am honoured to be re-elected as President of the College Council,” says Shelley, who was re-elected on September 6,…

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20 Sep 2018

Important Notice – Scheduled Online Maintenance

The College’s Public Register and online services will be closed for regularly scheduled service from Saturday, September 22nd at 7 p.m. until Sunday, September 23rd at 10 a.m. During this time, you will be unable to access the College’s Public Register and online services, which includes sending email, fax or voicemail to the College….

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31 Aug 2018

A Message from the Registrar and CEO

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers experienced a service disruption from August 24-29 that affected email communication and access to the member portal and Online Register.

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and we appreciate your understanding during the resumption of services….

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13 Aug 2018

Did You Know? Why the College was Established

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) is the regulatory body for social workers and social service workers in Ontario. The College’s ongoing mandate is to protect the public interest through self-regulation of the professions of social work and social service work.

The College was established to protect the Ontario public from unqualified,

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