2019 Election Hub

September 11, 2019 - The Federal Election will take place October 21, 2019. The hub brings together a variety of resources and other tools to help you make your decision in election 2019.

The Canadian Association of Social Workers Provides Recommendations for a Safer, Better Canada for Sex-Workers

August 28, 2019 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes Decriminalization, Exit Strategies, and the Social Determinants of Health: A three-pronged approach to health, safety and dignity for sex workers. 

CASW Supports NASW's Statement Condemning Trump Administration’s proposed mass raids on migrant families as misguided, harmful

June 24, 2019 - CASW stands in strong support of the National Association of Social Workers' (NASW) statement condemning President Trump’s planned raids on immigrant families. 

CASW Statement on the Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

June 4, 2019 - The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) lauds and affirms Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls.

Letter to Senator Joyal: Bill S-260 and Conversion Therapy

April 18, 2019 - "I am writing to express our association’s fervent support for Bill 260, An act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy). Conversion therapy is not evidence based and can cause great harm – especially among children and youth – and we thank you for your leadership in bringing this important Bill forward."

Letter to the BC Ministry of Children and Family Development: Broadening Hiring Credentials for New Frontline Social Workers

April 4, 2019 - I am writing with deep concern about the stated intention of the Government of British Columbia to expediate the de-professionalization of child protection services by broadening the hiring credentials for positions that fall within the Scope of Practice of Social Work. 

2019 CASW Distinguished Service Awards

(Ottawa, Ontario) March 31, 2019 – The Canadian Association of Social Workers’ Distinguished Service Awards are presented to remarkable social workers selected from the membership of CASW Partner organizations each year.

Middle Road for Middle Class: Election Budget 2019

OTTAWA, ON – March 19, 2019 – The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) welcomes continued national leadership in building a more equitable Canada by investing in seniors, housing, harm reduction, internet access and the potential of universal pharmacare in Budget 2019, but with many national strategies underway, CASW is concerned that some lack the foundation to create the conditions for success.

 

Job opportunities

Position Title Facility Location
Foster Care Social Worker Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Placement and Support, Foster Homes Whitehorse YT
Youth Engagement Worker F&CS Residential Services, Residential Youth Treatment Whitehorse YT
Social Worker Louis Brier Home and Hospital Vancouver  BC
Program Coordinator F&CS Residential Services, Residential Youth Treatment Whitehorse YT

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