Resilience, Recovery and Awareness: CAMIMH Announces the Faces of Mental Illness for 2018

July 17, 2018 – Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) proudly announces the five Canadians who have been selected for the 16th annual Faces of Mental Illness campaign.

NASW and CASW Affirm Memorandum of Understanding

June 29, 2018 – Since 2002 the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) have maintained a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that reflects the shared values and reciprocal relationship.

 

The Canadian Association of Social Workers Stands with the United States’ National Association of Social Workers and Calls for the End of the Safe Third Country Agreement

June 28, 2018 - CASW stands in solidarity with NASW seeking to support and amplify their message of deep distress over recent developments in immigration policies in the United States. Furthermore, CASW calls on the Government of Canada to immediately repeal the Safe Third Country Agreement (STPA).  

CASW & CPA Open Letter on U.S. Zero Tolerance Policy

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.

NAACJ Open Letter: Call to Restore Judicial Discretion in Sentencing

A collection of Members from the National Associations Active in Criminal Justice (NAACJ) are writing to urge you to restore judicial discretion in sentencing in order to reduce the criminalization of Canada’s most vulnerable people.

Open Letter: Call to Restore Judicial Discretion and Eliminate Mandatory Minimum Penalties

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.

Dr. Mary Valentich Awarded The Glenn Drover National Award for Outstanding Service: The Canadian Association of Social Workers' Highest Honour

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.

 

World Social Work Day 2018

March 20, 2018 - The 2018 World Social Work theme is: ‘Promoting Community and Environmental Sustainability’

Job Opportunities

Position Title Facility Location
Executive Director Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto (CCAS) Toronto ON
Assistant/Associate Professor Indigenous Social Work First Nations University of Canada Regina SK
Indigenous Connections Social Worker Vancouver BC
Family Wellness Workers Northland School Division No. 61 Various AB

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