12 Feb 2019

ETHICS→A: Introducing an Ethical Decision-Making Tool for College Members

The College has developed an ethical decision-making tool named ETHICS→A in order to assist members in considering the issues and applying their professional judgment in particular scenarios. The Tool supports ethical and professional practice by providing a process for members to follow.

The ETHICS→A Tool can be used in clinical and non-clinical,…

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Winter 2019

The Importance of Regulation

Why are social workers and social service workers regulated in Ontario? Employers sometimes ask that simple, direct question at our biannual Employer Roundtables, which provide the College and its employer stakeholders with the opportunity to engage in direct dialogue. It’s an important question because it gets to the heart of our public protection mandate….

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Winter 2019

What Employers Should Know About Our New Public Awareness Campaign

On March 1, 2019, the College launched our first-ever, online public awareness campaign. “What’s in a name?” promotes awareness of the College and the Online Register of social workers and social service workers in Ontario. It also reinforces the College’s ongoing mandate to protect the public interest through the campaign’s full tagline,…

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Winter 2019

Introducing ETHICS→A

Have your employees ever faced an ethical dilemma related to practice? In February 2019, the College introduced ETHICS→A, an ethical decision-making tool that supports members’ ethical and professional practice. Both robust and concise, ETHICS→A reflects the College’s governing legislation, regulations, and Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The tool can be used in clinical and non-clinical,…

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