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….Read More
Please note that the College office will be closed Wednesday, September 12 for staff training. Thank you for your understanding….Read More
The College is pleased to announce that this year’s Educational Forums for members will be taking place at the following locations:
North Bay: October 11, 2018
Kingston: October 25, 2018
The Forums, which are held each year at different cities across Ontario, are part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series….Read More
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….Read More
Please note that the College’s email, member portal and Online Register are now functioning.
We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your patience….Read More
How does Ontario’s Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA) affect me as an employer of social workers and social service workers? How does it affect my social worker and social service worker employees?
The CYFSA and its supporting regulations, which were proclaimed in force on April 30,…Read More
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,…Read More
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is pleased to announce that its fourth Employer Roundtable will be hosted in Kitchener.
When: Friday, November 9, 2018
Where: Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo Hotel & Conference Centre
30 Fairway Road South,…Read More
As mandated under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) is required to have a process for mandatory reports. This mandatory reporting process is an important regulatory tool the College uses to protect the public from unqualified,…Read More
The Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA) and its supporting regulations were proclaimed as of April 30, 2018. Of particular relevance to employers of social workers and social service workers is section 125, which sets out the duty to report.
The College recently updated its article on the duty to report to reflect this important legislative change. …Read More