Toula Kourgiantakis, RSW, President, provided her report to Council.
Lise Betteridge, RSW, Registrar and CEO, presented her report to Council. The report provided updates under each strategic priority in the College’s 2020-2023 Strategic Plan and included information about the following: the Professional Practice Department and ongoing practice support for members, including recent presentations/webinars as well as the College’s Continuing Competence Program; an update on the 2021 Annual Meeting and Education Day for members; the College’s ongoing stakeholder engagement and communications initiatives, including website and social media analytics as well as its public and employer campaigns; the recent Employer Roundtable; the College’s newly launched online application process; government relations, including ongoing work on the regulation of CAS workers; the College’s ongoing IT strategy; complaints and discipline, including continued progress towards an online complaints process; and recruitment for the Deputy Registrar position.
Dwight J. Hymans, Jennifer Henkel and Lavina Harless of the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) provided additional information regarding ASWB, and its plan to develop a French version of their entry-to-practice exams for social workers and a social service work exam in French and English.
Council reviewed the Statement of Financial Position as of December 2020.
Council reviewed the Statement of Operations for December 2020.
Council received an update and overview of the College’s public awareness campaign.
Reports were received from the following statutory committees: Executive; Complaints; Discipline; Registration Appeals; and Fitness to Practise.
Reports were received from the following non-statutory committees: Standards of Practice; Election; Nominating; Finance; Governance; Corporations; and Titles and Designations.