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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The Importance of Regulation

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Why are social workers and social service workers regulated in Ontario? Employers sometimes ask that simple, direct question at our biannual Employer Roundtables, which provide the College and its employer stakeholders with the opportunity to engage in direct dialogue. It’s an important question because it gets to the heart of our public protection mandate….

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Introducing ETHICS→A

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Have your employees ever faced an ethical dilemma related to practice? In February 2019, the College introduced ETHICS→A, an ethical decision-making tool that supports members’ ethical and professional practice. Both robust and concise, ETHICS→A reflects the College’s governing legislation, regulations, and Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The tool can be used in clinical and non-clinical,…

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Q and A


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Are registered social workers able to complete supporting assessments for clients seeking gender confirming surgery?

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