As professions deeply connected to supporting and protecting children, we are appalled at the ‘zero tolerance’ policy currently being applied in the United States that separates and detains children and parents; intentionally causing psychological harm and crisis for children already in distress.
April 24, 2018 - On behalf of the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW), this letter is to communicate our deep disappointment that, with the introduction of Bill C-75, the Government of Canada has chosen not to address the expanded use of mandatory minimums imposed by the previous Government.
March 23, 2018 – The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2018 Glenn Drover Award for Outstanding Service is Dr. Mary Valentich.
March 20, 2018 - The 2018 World Social Work theme is: ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’
March 8, 2018 - I write this message for International Women’s Day 2018, feeling that the world is changing for the better, and that in many ways, things will never be the same.
March 1, 2018 - Across Canada, the profession of social work is Bringing Change to Life. In front-line, community-building, policy, advocacy, and research roles, social workers are social justice professionals: outspoken advocates for the people and communities we serve, and champions for positive change.
February 27, 2018 - The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) welcomes the gender-based analysis that informed Budget 2018, as well as its commitment to introduce legislation that ensures gender budgeting remains a permanent part of the federal process.