Employer Communiqué

The Employer Communiqué is the College’s official quarterly publication for employers of social workers and social service workers.

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SPRING 2019


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Social Workers and Social Service Workers: What’s the Difference?

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Do you know the difference between a social worker and social service worker? This is one of the most common questions asked of the College by employers. Only College members can use the protected titles “social worker/registered social worker” and “social service worker/registered social service worker.” The College has due processes in place to ensure only College members use the protected titles….

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Employer Roundtable

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Since 2017, the College has hosted Employer Roundtables in Thunder Bay, Windsor, Sudbury and Kitchener. These interactive events provide an opportunity for employers to learn about the College and its public protection mandate and to share their ideas about how the College can better support employers.

The date of this fall’s roundtable has been set for October 10,…

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The Benefits of Field Education for Employers

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Have you considered providing field education opportunities to social work/social service work students?

Field education is a mandatory practicum requirement for those aspiring to careers as social workers and social service workers. An experiential learning tool, field education helps students develop their professional competency by providing them with an opportunity to apply their knowledge to the practice setting….

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