College Updates

College Updates

Get Ready to Vote! Upcoming Council Elections

On Thursday, May 27, 2021 the College is holding Council elections in Electoral District No. 4. All College members who practise in District No. 4 are encouraged to participate in this important process.

For further information about Council elections, including the voting process, please visit the College website or contact

The College Welcomes Denitha Breau as Its New Deputy Registrar

Denitha Breau

The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is pleased to announce Denitha Breau as its new Deputy Registrar. She will officially begin her new role on May 10, 2021.

Denitha brings a depth of regulatory knowledge and experience to the College. She has more than 13 years of experience working at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, most recently serving as the organization’s Manager of Investigations and Resolutions. She is a registered nurse by profession and has a joint master’s degree in business administration and nursing.

“I am happy to be joining the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers,” said Denitha. “I am committed to helping the College continue to fulfill its important public protection mandate and achieve its strategic priorities. I look forward to working with the Council, College staff and our stakeholders.”

Denitha has strong leadership skills, a strategic and systems-oriented approach, and extensive IT knowledge and experience. She will be a great addition to the team.

Please join us in welcoming Denitha Breau to the College.

Save the Date for AMED 2021!

AMED 2021 logo

Get ready for the 2021 Annual Meeting and Education and Day (AMED) – which is a two-day virtual event this year – on Thursday, June 17th AND Friday, June 18th!

This year’s theme is Diversity & Change in Society & Practice. The event will include a keynote address by Dr. Keith Adamson, RSW, and eight educational sessions that will take place throughout the two days.

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and to ensure the safety of attendees and participants, this year’s AMED will be hosted entirely online via livestream.

For more information about AMED 2021, please visit the AMED webpage or contact us at

Connect with Us on Instagram!

We invite all members to connect with us on our new Instagram account!

In January, the College launched its new Instagram account as a means to further engage members and other stakeholders, including students and those planning on becoming social workers and social service workers.

Visit our new Instagram account by clicking on following link: