28 Jul 2017

Important Note

The College’s online member services and the Online Register are currently unavailable for a system maintenance. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience. Should you have any questions please contact Paul Cucci at 416-972-9882 ext.202 or info@ocswssw.org

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21 Jul 2017

Online Member Services Unavailable from July 21-27 for System Maintenance

We would like to inform you that the College’s online member services will be unavailable from July 21 to July 27 for scheduled system maintenance.

In addition, the College’s Public Register will be unavailable as of 3:00 p.m. from July 21 until July 27.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience as we update our database to better serve the public and our members….

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14 Jun 2017

2017 Election Results for Electoral District No. 3

The following are the results of the College Council elections, which took place on May 25, 2017 in Electoral District No. 3. The results of this election process are now final as the College did not receive a request for a recount prior to June 9, 2017. The candidates below are declared elected by the Election Committee….

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11 May 2017

Spring 2017 Perspective Now Available Online!

The College is pleased to announce that the spring 2017 issue of Perspective can now be viewed on the NEW Perspective website at perspective.ocswssw.org.

In this issue…

A Snapshot of College Members
Rethinking Social Justice at AMED 2017
2017 College Council Elections
New Notification and Reporting Requirements under PHIPA – What You Need to Know
Practice Notes: “Setting the Table” – Issues to Consider When Initiating Client Conversations
Discipline Decision Summaries
Q&A: What Are the Benefits of Following the College on Twitter?…

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09 May 2017

Professional Practice Update: Additional Information and Resources Now Available on College Website

The Professional Practice Department contributes to the ongoing development of practice resources, and oversees the Continuing Competence Program (CCP).

Professional Practice staff also provides the following services:

Consultations with members, employers and the public
In-person or remote presentations across Ontario
Access to College resources

While these services are not new to members,…

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05 May 2017

OCSWSSW 2016 Annual Report Now Available Online

The 2016 Annual Report can be viewed on the College website.

The theme of this year’s Annual Report is The Next Chapter. The 2016 Annual Report highlights the College’s activities over the past year and includes the following:

Joint Message from the President and the Registrar
2016 Accomplishments
2016 Committee Reports
Independent Auditor’s Report

Click here to read the 2016 Annual Report….

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28 Apr 2017

Professional Practice Updates: 2017 CCP and ODSP Income Support

The College has important updates for members regarding the Continuing Competence Program (CCP) and the Ontario Ministry of Community and Social Services’ (MCSS) changes to medical reviews for Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) recipients.

2017 CCP update
For the 2017 CCP, College members will be required to review (along with the Standards of Practice) the article,…

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