13 Aug 2018

Did You Know? Why the College was Established

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,

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13 Aug 2018

Q&A: As an Employer, What Obligations Are Related to the Duty to Report Child Abuse and Neglect?

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. …

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14 May 2018

Employer Roundtable Coming to Sudbury

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is pleased to announce that its third Employer Roundtable will be hosted in Sudbury.

When: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Where: Holiday Inn Sudbury
Who should attend: Social work and social service work employers in the Greater Sudbury Area

Employer Roundtables are part of the College’s Strategic Plan 2016–2019,…

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14 May 2018

Five Reasons Why Social Workers and Social Service Workers Should Attend AMED

Every year the College hosts its Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED), a full-day event exclusively for registered social workers and registered social service workers.

This year’s event takes place on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and features important updates from College leadership,…

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14 May 2018

View the College’s 2017 Annual Report Online

The College’s 2017 Annual Report is now available on the College website. The theme of this year’s Annual Report is Engaging the Public. Enhancing Awareness.

The 2017 Annual Report highlights the College’s activities over the past year and includes the following:

Joint Message from the President and the Registrar
2017 Accomplishments
2017 Committee Reports
Independent Auditor’s Report

Click here to read the 2017 Annual Report….

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