May 13, 2022 – The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) is pleased to announce that the 2022 Glenn Drover Award for Outstanding Service has been awarded posthumously to Professor Marion Bogo.
April 27, 2022 - A key component of CASW’s dual mandate is to promote and support the profession – and many of our national advocacy priorities are profession-focused. Given the number of members interested in these issues, I wanted to take some time to provide an update on two social-work specific advocacy items: student loan forgiveness for social workers and social work’s inclusion in the Public Service Health Care Plan.
April 12, 2022 - CASW's submission to the Committee's study on labour shortages, working conditions and the care economy.
April 7, 2022 – The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) welcomes many of the important commitments made through the 2022 Federal Budget, A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable. From housing and pharmacare, to a low-income dental plan, investments in reconciliation, and dollars to address the opioid crisis, this budget brings many promises necessary to chart a course for change in Canada – but many details, and some key pieces to ensure long term success, are lacking.