The Internationally Educated Social Work Professionals Bridging Program offers a Certificate in Canadian Social Work Practice to prepare internationally educated social work professionals with training and previous experience to work in the social services sector in Ontario. The program is offered once each year as a part-time program from September to June. The program includes degree credit courses, a practicum placement, profession-specific communication and job search supports.

A person who meets the registration requirements for registration with the College, has completed the Certificate in Canadian Social Work Practice and whose application for registration is received by the College no later than December 31st of the year in which they obtain or will obtain their Certificate in Canadian Social Work Practice is eligible for a $100 exemption of the registration fee. The member is also exempt from $100 of the membership fee for the two years of membership immediately following the year of registration provided the member pays the membership fee no later than the date the membership fee is due.

Attending the IESW program IS NOT a requirement for registration with the College.

Find out more about the IESW program.