27 Jul 2018

OCSWSSW Website Improvements: What You Need to Know

The College recently made some changes to its website to improve the user experience for all stakeholders, including registered members and the Ontario public at large. These improvements are part of the College’s strategic plan to strengthen stakeholder and public awareness.

The now more accessible and transparent ocswssw.org includes the following design changes:

Introducing the College’s New Public Section

The College website now features a Public section to help Ontarians access important information,…

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11 Jul 2018

2018 Member Communications Survey

Dear member:

We invite you to participate in the College’s online member communications survey.

The College is currently undertaking a review of its overall member communications strategy in an effort to continually improve our services and gauge member needs. The survey will allow us to measure the success of our communications tools and services to determine areas of improvement….

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18 Jun 2018

2018 Election Results for Electoral District No. 4

On Thursday May 31, 2018, the College held an election for social work members and social service work members in Electoral District No. 4.

The results of the College Council elections are now final and the candidates below are declared elected by the Election Committee. Terms for the elected Council members will commence in September 2018….

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11 Jun 2018

College Response to the Domestic Violence Death Review Committee Report

The Office of the Chief Coroner has notified the College of the results of a review by the Domestic Violence Death Review Committee (“DVDRC”) and sought the College’s support in implementing one of its recommendations. This eBulletin seeks to assist in implementing the DVDRC’s recommendation by:…

Sharing the findings of the DVDRC with members.

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18 May 2018

Reminder: Join Us via Livestream for AMED 2018

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers’ Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) is fast approaching and we are looking forward to the event on Thursday, May 24, 2018. AMED is part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series.

While registration to attend AMED in-person has reached full capacity,…

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04 May 2018

View the College’s 2017 Annual Report Online

The College’s 2017 Annual Report is now available on the College website. The theme of this year’s Annual Report is Engaging the Public. Enhancing Awareness.

The 2017 Annual Report highlights the College’s activities over the past year and includes the following:

Joint Message from the President and the Registrar
2017 Accomplishments
2017 Committee Reports
Independent Auditors’ Report

Click here to read the 2017 Annual Report….

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26 Apr 2018

Spring 2018 Perspective Now Available Online

The College is pleased to announce that the spring 2018 issue of Perspective can now be viewed on the Perspective website.

This issue’s feature article, “20,000 Strong: Looking Back at 18 Years of Regulatory Excellence”, celebrates the College’s 20,000-member milestone by looking at two individuals who have been with the College from the very beginning….

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24 Apr 2018

An Opportunity to Participate in AMED 2018: Join Us via Livestream from the College Website

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is pleased to remind you of the upcoming Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED). The event takes place on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building (Toronto). AMED is part of the Glenda McDonald Educational Series….

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27 Mar 2018

College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) Stakeholder Consultation

The following is being circulated at the request of the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO):

As OCSWSSW members are aware, on December 30, 2017, the government of Ontario proclaimed into force the controlled act of psychotherapy, with a two-year transition period to allow the mental health sector a period of time in which individuals must either become registered with one of the appropriate colleges or restrict their services so that they do not perform the controlled act….

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