The Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) is conducting a province-wide online survey to gather information about current social work salaries and job satisfaction across sectors of practice in Ontario. The collection and analysis of this data is crucial to better understanding what needs to be done to address these inequities,…Read More
This year’s renewal period will begin in early November. You will be sent a notice via email once the College’s member renewal period is open.
Members will be able to renew their membership and pay their annual fee through the College’s online member services in early November. The deadline to complete your membership renewal is December 31,…Read More
The College’s Public Register and online services will be down for regularly scheduled service from Saturday, October 28th at 8 p.m. until Sunday, October 29th at noon. During this time, you will be unable to access the College’s Public Register and online services, which includes sending email, fax or voicemail to the College….Read More
The College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario is gathering information regarding the skills, knowledge and experience needed to provide effective clinical supervision. We are asking for the assistance of members of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers who are supervising, or have supervised registered psychotherapists within their registration process. …Read More
The College has important updates for members regarding the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund (SWSSWPDF) and the Continuing Competence Program (CCP).
Extension of the SWSSWPDF
The Honourable Helena Jaczek , Minister of Community and Social Services, has recently announced her decision to extend the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund (SWSSWPDF) for a further two years….
Message from the Registrar
RE: CBC Marketplace and the role of the College as regulator
In the past week, there has been increased media attention regarding fake educational credentials. A CBC Marketplace investigation reported this story which aired on September 15, 2017. The story highlighted a number of circumstances where individuals represented themselves as having qualifications from academic institutions that were alleged to be diploma mills….Read More
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) is pleased to announce the election of Shelley Hale, RSSW, who was elected President at a Council meeting on September 7, 2017.
Shelley (District No. 2) was first elected to Council in 2001. She has previously served on the College’s Registration Appeals,…Read More
The College is pleased to announce that this year’s Educational Forums for members will be taking place at the following locations:
Sudbury: October 19, 2017
Kitchener: October 26, 2017
The forums, which are held each year at different cities across Ontario, are part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series….Read More
The College invites members and other stakeholders to connect with us on our new Facebook page! Visit the College’s Facebook page at: facebook.com/OCSWSSW/
Facebook is one of many communication tools the College uses to raise awareness of its public protection mandate, and better engage and inform members and the public….Read More