Shelley Hale, RSSW, President, provided her report to Council.
Lise Betteridge, RSW, Registrar, and Laura Sheehan, Deputy Registrar, presented their report to Council. The report provided updates on:
the College’s employer outreach campaign and associated increase in website traffic;
the upcoming Employer Roundtables;
the 2018 Annual Meeting and Education Day;
the College’s ongoing stakeholder outreach including meetings with the Ontario Deans and Directors, the Ontario Social Service Work Coordinators and the Ontario Association of Social Workers;
the recently published Annual Report;
an overview of the proclamation of the Child, Youth and Family Services Act and the College’s recent eBulletin;
membership and registration updates including the College’s retention initiatives; and
the College’s ongoing database upgrade process.
Council reviewed the Statement of Financial Position and Statement of Operations for March 2018, as well as the 2017 Audited Financial Statements.
Reports were received from the following statutory committees: Executive; Complaints; Discipline; Registration Appeals; and Fitness to Practise.
Council reviewed recommendations from the Finance Committee regarding membership fees for 2019; these recommendations were approved by Council.
The Registrar provided an update regarding the Association of Social Work Boards’ Strategy to Address Mobility.
Reports were received from the following non-statutory committees: Standards of Practice; Election; Nominating; Finance; Governance; Corporations; and Titles and Designations.
Council reviewed and approved revisions made to Policy B-011 – Role Description: Non-Council Committee Member; Policy B-023 – Committee Reports to Council; Policy B-024 – Committees and Task Groups Policy; Policy B-026 – Policy Development Process; and Policy B-027 – Council Member Attendance at Conferences and Workshops, proposed by the Governance Committee.