What’s involved in the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers’ complaints process and how long does it typically take? As part of its duty to serve and protect the public interest, the College is required to have a formal complaints process, which gives members of the public the ability to have their complaint about a member’s alleged conduct or actions submitted to the College’s Complaints Committee.READ MORE "%s"
Are social workers and social service workers permitted to provide services to clients who live temporarily in Ontario? College members are permitted to practise with clients who currently live in Ontario, regardless of whether the client is in Ontario on a temporary or permanent basis.READ MORE "%s"
Why does the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers have a Support Person Program? The College’s ongoing […]READ MORE "%s"
The College continues to monitor the ongoing developments related to COVID-19 and is committed to providing College members and other stakeholders with ongoing updates and information. While the College’s physical office remains closed, we have resumed many regulatory operations remotely.READ MORE "%s"
The purpose of the new law is to assist police in locating a missing person where no criminal investigation is underway. Under the new law, once a client is established to be a missing person, police officers are able to request information contained in client records with an urgent demand, an order for the production of records or a search warrant.READ MORE "%s"
As the regulator of social workers and social service workers in Ontario, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social […]READ MORE "%s"
The College was established when the Government of Ontario proclaimed the Social Work and Social Service Work Act (SWSSWA) on […]READ MORE "%s"
Yes. If you are changing your name, you must advise the College of both your former name(s) and your new […]READ MORE "%s"
Are registered social workers able to complete supporting assessments for clients seeking gender confirming surgery?READ MORE "%s"
I am an OCSWSSW member who regularly provides field education to social work/social service work students as part of my […]READ MORE "%s"
I am a member of the OCSWSSW who provides psychotherapy services as part of my practice. Can I call myself […]READ MORE "%s"
Following the College on Twitter is one of the more direct ways members can stay up to date on College […]READ MORE "%s"