On April 2nd, I was part of an international panel of regulators who gave a webinar presentation for the Council on Licensure, Enforcement and Regulation (CLEAR). The focus of the discussion was regulators’ responses to the COVID-19 crisis.MORE "%s"
The College continues to monitor the ongoing developments related to COVID-19 and is committed to providing College members and other stakeholders with ongoing updates and information. While the College’s physical office remains closed, we have resumed many regulatory operations remotely.MORE "%s"
The College’s Annual Meeting and Education Day (AMED) is a popular event for members and staff alike. Part of the College’s Glenda McDonald Educational Series, AMED features educational activities and provides members with an opportunity to network and learn more about the College’s priorities and accomplishments.MORE "%s"
Practice Notes is an educational tool designed to help Ontario social workers, social service workers, employers and members of the public gain a better understanding of recurring issues dealt with by the Professional Practice Department and the Complaints Committee that may affect everyday practice.MORE "%s"
Shelley Hale, RSSW, President, provided her report to Council. Registrar and CEO Lise Betteridge, MSW, RSW, and Deputy Registrar Laura Sheehan presented their report to Council. The report provided updates on: registration and membership; digital communications, including website and Online Register metrics; outreach initiatives, including the College’s public awareness campaign; the upcoming Annual Meeting and […]MORE "%s"
Lise Betteridge, MSW, RSW, Registrar and CEO, and Laura Sheehan, Deputy Registrar, presented their report to Council. The report provided updates on: registration and membership; digital communications, including website and Online Register metrics; outreach initiatives, including employer outreach and public awareness campaigns; the Employer Communiqué and Perspective publications; the Educational Forums in Sault Ste. Marie […]MORE "%s"
In response to the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the College has postponed the date of the election for both of the membership categories of social work and social service work to July 23, 2020.MORE "%s"
The purpose of the new law is to assist police in locating a missing person where no criminal investigation is underway. Under the new law, once a client is established to be a missing person, police officers are able to request information contained in client records with an urgent demand, an order for the production of records or a search warrant.MORE "%s"