Council Of The Ontario College Of Social Workers And Social Service Workers
- Children, Community and Social Services
SUITE 1000, 250 BLOOR STREET EAST
- (416) 972-9882; 1-877-828-9380
- (416) 972-1512
- SOCIAL WORK AND SOCIAL SERVICE WORK ACT, S.O. 1998, C. 31, S. 4-7 (opens a new window)
The college's primary duty is to serve and protect the public interest. The college regulates the practice of social work and the practice of social service work and governs its members in accordance with the Social Work and Social Service Work Act. The college develops, establishes and maintains qualifications for membership. The college issues, renews, amends, revokes and reinstates certificates of registration. The college establishes and enforces professional standards and ethical standards applicable to members of the college. The college also receives and investigates complaints against members of the college and deals with issues of discipline, professional misconduct, incompetency, and incapacity. The council of the college is its governing body and board of directors. It manages and administers the affairs of the college.
The council is composed of: a) seven social workers who are members of the college and who are elected by the members of the college in accordance with the by-laws; b) seven social service workers who are members of the college and who are elected by the members of the college in accordance with the by-laws; and c) seven persons who are appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
There is no limitation for the term of Lieutenant Governor in Council appointees. A person may be a council member for more than one term but no person may be a council member for more than ten consecutive years.
- The council meets approximately six times per year. Committees of the council will likely meet twelve times per year.
Appointments & Vacancies
|1.||Member (Part-Time)||DÉIRDRE SMITH||
13-Aug-2020 - 12-Aug-2021
|2.||Member (Part-Time)||KAREN FROMM||
11-Apr-2019 - 10-Apr-2022
|3.||Member (Part-Time)||FAIZA KHALID-KHAN||
18-Apr-2019 - 17-Apr-2022
|4.||Member (Part-Time)||PAMELA MURPHY||
12-Mar-2020 - 11-Mar-2023
|5.||Member (Part-Time)||JOHN E FLEMING||
02-Jul-2020 - 01-Jul-2023
|6.||Member (Part-Time)||CARRIE MCEACHRAN||
11-Feb-2021 - 10-Feb-2024