15 Jul 2020

Message from the Registrar and CEO: Systemic Racism, Mental Health Checks and the College’s Regulatory Role

As Registrar and CEO for the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College), I would like to take this opportunity to provide an update with respect to recent College communications on issues related to anti-Black, anti-Indigenous and other forms of systemic racism while clarifying our regulatory role and public protection mandate.

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02 Jul 2020

Message from the Registrar and CEO: Important Updates for College Members and Other Stakeholders

As Registrar and CEO for the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College), I would like to take this opportunity to connect and provide you with a couple of updates.

Marking the College’s 20th Anniversary

This year, the College has reached an important milestone – its 20th anniversary….

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19 Jun 2020

Strategic Plan 2020-2023: An Overview of the Process and the College’s New Guiding Priorities

At the end of 2019, the Council of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) embarked on a strategic planning process to identify the future direction and priorities for the College for the next four years. The result of this process was the newly approved Strategic Plan 2020-2023.

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15 Jun 2020

Message from the Registrar and CEO: Recognizing and Reflecting Upon Anti-Black Racism

As Registrar and CEO for the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College), I wanted to take this opportunity to recognize the worldwide mobilization against anti-Black racism following the recent and horrifying events in the United States and Canada. A dialogue around these social justice issues is not only essential but long overdue.

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04 Jun 2020

Important Notice: The Online Register and Chrome

Individuals using the Chrome internet browser may experience difficulty accessing the College’s Online Register. To access the Online Register, for the time being, we recommend that visitors use an alternative internet browser, such as Internet Explorer, Firefox and others.

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29 May 2020

Important Update from the Registrar and CEO Regarding In-Person Practice

As the Ontario Government moves forward with its reopening framework, the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) continues to assess the significant impact COVID-19 has on our members and other stakeholders. We recognize that this continues to be an extremely challenging time – both personally and professionally….

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