2022 AMED

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is happy to announce that it will be holding its Annual Meeting & Education Day (AMED) on Friday, June 10, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. AMED is part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series. This year’s theme is Learning and Unlearning in a Changing Landscape. The College is pleased to have a keynote address titled Supporting First Nations Rights to Mental Wellness – What…

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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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2012 AMED

On May 22, 2012, the College held its 12th Annual Meeting and 9th Education Day at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto. The theme for this year’s event was Professional, Ethical, Qualified and Accountable: Committed to Excellence.  Approximately 540 members from across the province joined us for the event, with some members participating by webcast. Below, you will find the video recording of our Annual Meeting and the Keynote Address. Additionally, the PowerPoint presentations…

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2011 AMED

The Annual Meeting and Education Day was held on June 13, 2011 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The event was a great success, with over 500 attendees. The theme of this year’s event was Staying Connected, which focused on the concept of connectivity and how it embraces many aspects of our personal and professional lives. Below, you will find links to our breakout session PowerPoint presentations as well as our keynote speaker’s handout. Thank you…

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