2024 AMED

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) invites you to attend its virtual Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) on Tuesday, June 4, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST.  This year’s theme is Engage and Evolve: Collaborative Approaches to Care. The College is pleased to have Uppala Chandrasekera, MSW, RSW, as the keynote speaker. Her presentation, titled Unlocking Our Superpower: The Hidden Power of Social Work and Social Service Work, will discuss the pivotal role…

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2023 AMED

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers’ Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) took place on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. Watch videos from the 2023 Annual Meeting and Education Day! ANNUAL MEETING – WELCOME MESSAGE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aiFgKpB8Gxk&ab_channel=OCSWSSW%2Fl%E2%80%99OTSTTSO ANNUAL MEETING – COUNCIL CHAIR'S REPORT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yYZqjlKe16g&ab_channel=OCSWSSW%2Fl%E2%80%99OTSTTSO ANNUAL MEETING – REGISTRAR’S REPORT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFMUbwoaznU&ab_channel=OCSWSSW%2Fl%E2%80%99OTSTTSO ANNUAL MEETING – AUDITOR’S REPORT https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7SrLlAgA3g&ab_channel=OCSWSSW%2Fl%E2%80%99OTSTTSO ANNUAL MEETING – QUESTION PERIOD https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GatFBPE2eAA&ab_channel=OCSWSSW%2Fl%E2%80%99OTSTTSO Educational Session - Shattered Trust: Strategies to Address the Sexual Abuse of…

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2022 AMED

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers' Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) took place on Friday, June 10, 2022. Watch videos from the 2022 Annual Meeting and Education Day! ANNUAL MEETING – WELCOME MESSAGE https://youtu.be/NOCjRO8A-HI ANNUAL MEETING – PRESIDENT’S REPORT https://youtu.be/crWChzDxH54 ANNUAL MEETING – REGISTRAR’S REPORT https://youtu.be/1G-emBBs9k0 ANNUAL MEETING – AUDITOR’S REPORT https://youtu.be/Wzd4ApJCzik ANNUAL MEETING – QUESTION PERIOD https://youtu.be/Oji6bo6eHdE Keynote Address with Dr. Carol Hopkins, O.C., MSW, RSW, LL.D (Hon) https://youtu.be/8f861xKaZP4…

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2021 AMED

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers' Annual Meeting & Education Day (AMED) took place on Thursday, June 17 & Friday, June 18, 2021. Watch videos from the 2021 Annual Meeting and Education Day! Annual Meeting - Welcome Message https://www.youtube.com/embed/SinY2GjkPGY Annual Meeting - President's Report https://www.youtube.com/embed/znjlu7_B3pM Annual Meeting - Registrar's Report https://www.youtube.com/embed/raqJn2y-Dr4 Annual Meeting - Auditor's Report https://www.youtube.com/embed/0rFMoB8wCno Annual Meeting - Question Period https://www.youtube.com/embed/LYFwnwfL4x4 Keynote Address with Dr. Keith Adamson, RSW https://www.youtube.com/embed/qsAnQHP_Y-o…

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2020 Annual Meeting and Keynote Address

Annual Meeting and Keynote Address Agenda 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.Annual Meeting 11 a.m. to noonKeynote Address Click here to view the Financial Statements. NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING Keynote Speaker Ramona Alaggia MSW, PhD, RSWProfessor, Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work, University of Toronto Ramona is deeply engaged in examining gender-based violence issues from the standpoint of survivors of child sexual abuse, sexual violence and intimate partner violence. Her applied work is trauma and resilience informed. Her…

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2019 AMED

Annual Meeting and Education Day Agenda 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.Registration 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Annual Meeting 11 a.m. – noonKeynote Address Noon – 1:30 p.m.Lunch 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions A 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions B VIEW BROCHURE Keynote Address Reconciliation and Social Work and Social Service Work PracticeJeffrey Ansloos, PhD The Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada helped put a spotlight on the ugly history and legacy of Canada’s…

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2018 AMED

Annual Meeting and Education Day Agenda 8:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.Registration 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.Annual Meeting 11 a.m. – noonKeynote Address Noon – 1:30 p.m.Lunch 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions A 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions B VIEW BROCHURE The College will be live-tweeting AMED on its Twitter feed and encourages members to connect with us on Twitter during the event using the #AMED2018 hashtag. Keynote Address Culture and Risk Indicators of…

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2017 AMED

Annual Meeting and Education Day Overview 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.Registration 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.Annual Meeting 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Keynote Address 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.Lunch 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions A 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions B Minister’s Welcome The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services https://www.youtube.com/embed/hIckF9y00_8 President’s Report Beatrice Traub-Werner, MSW, RSW https://www.youtube.com/embed/xFD3q4I_5AE Registrar’s Report Lise Betteridge, MSW, RSW https://www.youtube.com/embed/VkPuM-Vx8Xo Auditor’s Report Talia Rubin, Crowe Soberman LLP https://www.youtube.com/embed/wsiEgdXLEO4 Question Period https://www.youtube.com/embed/mgyPYPMuHVU…

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2016 AMED

Annual Meeting and Education Day Overview 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.Registration 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.Annual Meeting 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Keynote Address 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.Lunch 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions A 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions B AMED Brochure Webcast Archives Minister’s Welcome The Honourable Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfVLgv8LHpg&feature=emb_logo President’s Report – Robert Thompson, MSW, RSW https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmRRUL84v7E Registrar’s Report – Lise Betteridge, MSW, RSW https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lm38jzSQokA Keynote Speaker – Lt.-Col. Suzanne…

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2015 AMED

Annual Meeting and Education Day Overview 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.Registration 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.Annual Meeting 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.Keynote Address 12:00 – 1:30 p.m.Lunch 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions A 2:45 – 3:45 p.m.Breakout Sessions B President’s Report – Beatrice Traub-Werner, MSW, RSW https://www.youtube.com/embed/So6jP7l-pHA Acting Registrar’s Report – Lise Betteridge, MSW, RSW https://www.youtube.com/embed/l4qZa2-olLQ Keynote Speaker – Laura Tamblyn Watts, LLB, SJD cand. Living in the Grey Zone: Consent, Capacity and What Does the Law…

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2014 AMED

The theme for this year’s Annual Meeting and Education Day was Exploring Possibilities in Social Work and Social Service Work Practice. Exploring possibilities in practice is multi-faceted. It includes learning about new approaches and innovations, responding to opportunities for collaboration, respecting diversity, and practising according to the standards of practice and within the limits of one’s scope and competence, among other things. Keynote Speaker Possibilities and Responsibilities: The Unique Contributions of Social Workers and Social Service…

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2013 AMED

On June 13, 2013, the College held its 13th Annual Meeting and 10th Education Day at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto. The theme for this year’s event was Maximizing Professional Effectiveness in Turbulent Times. As registered social workers and social service workers, there are many variables affecting your personal and professional lives, as well as those of your clients. This year’s AMED focused on providing members with tools, connections and inspiration to maximize…

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