The Employer Communiqué is the College’s official quarterly publication for employers of social workers and social service workers. This issue features a profile on Dorothy Bakos, MSW, RSW, and articles related to online application processing times, the DEI Task Group and more.Read More
The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Task Group was established to assist the College in moving forward on its commitment to increase diversity, equity and inclusion – a key priority in the College’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan.Read More
As Registrar and CEO of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College), I would like to provide an update on a recent communication received by the College in relation to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion and the College’s role, mandate and communications.Read More
The College held its first ever two-day virtual Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) on June 17 and 18, 2021. Over 2,000 members registered for this year’s event with more than 1,500 members tuning in live on our virtual portal and many more viewing the presentations on-demand, making this year’s AMED a tremendous success! We invite you to revisit the event — the theme of which was Diversity and Change in Society and Practice — on the College website and YouTube channel.Read More
On Thursday, May 27, 2021 the College held its Council elections in Electoral District No. 4. The Elections Committee has now declared the following candidates elected in Electoral District No. 4 to serve on the College Council for a three-year term, beginning September 9, 2021.Read More
The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (the College) anticipates that the Ontario Government’s announcement to move the province into Step Three of its “Roadmap to Reopen” plan on July 16, 2021 may prompt questions from members regarding their return to practice.Read More
Council Co-Chair Sanjay Govindaraj, RSW, welcomed the Task Group members and led a round of introductions at which Task Group members shared some of their background, lived experiences and reasons for their interest in being part of the Task Group.
Brian Seng-Low, RSSW, was selected by Task Group members as non-Council Co-Chair.
The College’s online services, including the Online Register, Member Portal and Applicant Portal, will be unavailable for a scheduled maintenance update on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, from 6:15 – 6:45 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause….Read More