Upcoming Hearings

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person hearings at the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers have been suspended until further notice. Please refer to the College’s Committee Direction for Hearings During COVID-19 regarding Discipline and Fitness to Practise Committee hearings during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you would like to attend a discipline hearing via teleconference, please contact the Hearings Officer by email at akokolakis@ocswssw.org. Please note that the College reserves the right to limit the number of participants.

Hearings of the Discipline Committee are, with some exceptions, open to the public. The matters posted here have been investigated and referred to the Discipline Committee for a hearing by the College’s Complaints Committee or the College’s Executive Committee.

This information regarding upcoming hearings of the Discipline Committee is intended to advise members of the College and the public about the nature of the allegations to be considered by a panel of the Discipline Committee in determining whether the allegations are founded or are unfounded.

Information about scheduled hearings is updated as it becomes available.

Hearing dates can change at any time. Please check the schedule regularly for changes.

Hearings are held at the College, located at 250 Bloor St. East, Suite 1000, Toronto.  Seating is limited and is assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you would like to attend a hearing, please review the College’s Attendance at Discipline Hearings Fact Sheet for more information.

Hearings at the College are wheelchair accessible.


Notice of Hearings

NameDate/Time
LocationSummary
Embarka Naima Hazem – #831897TBAOCSWSSWmore
Darrell William Jacques – #816207TBAOCSWSSWmore
Alexandra Burden – #828364TBAOCSWSSWmore
Essa Egal – #804796Penalty hearing pendingOCSWSSWmore
Yujia Zhu – #834316TBAOCSWSSWmore
Natalie Dickinson – #817580TBAOCSWSSWmore
Mark Freedman – #818087TBAOCSWSSWmore
Steven Finlay – #828627TBAOCSWSSWmore
Brenda Isen – #324141TBAOCSWSSWmore
Joseph Pinckney – #819455TBAOCSWSSWmore
Kelly-Anne Savage – #825879 TBA OCSWSSW more
Kelly-Anne Savage – #825879 TBA OCSWSSW more
Gerlinde Goodwin – #801560TBAOCSWSSWmore
Christopher Demian Brown – #807908TBAOCSWSSWmore
Jesse Fraser – #827728TBAOCSWSSWmore
Kelly-Anne Savage – #825879TBAOCSWSSWmore
Harrison Sharma Mungal – #809115August 9, 2022 at 9:30 a.m.OCSWSSWmore

Hearings are conducted at 250 Bloor St. East, Suite 1000, Toronto. Seating is limited and assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis.