CASW Recommends Mental Health Parity

October 23, 2019 - CASW today releases a major paper recommending Mental Health Parity in Canada, including complementary measures as well as the creation of a new federal Minister of Mental Health and Well-Being. 

Health care providers band together to advocate for investments in primary care

October 3, 2019 - Today, leaders from the Canadian Association of Social Workers, the Canadian Medical Association, the Canadian Nurses Association and the College of Family Physicians of Canada gathered in Vancouver to call on federal party leaders to commit to establishing a targeted $1.2 billion Primary Health Care Transition Fund.

Letter to the Canadian Debate Production Partnership

October 3, 2019 - We were disheartened to see that the issue of health and health care is not part of your line-up for the upcoming Federal Leaders’ Debates...

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."

Job opportunities

Position Title Facility Location
Assistant Professor The School of Social Work at Nipissing University North Bay ON
Program Analyst Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Policy and Program Support Whitehorse YT
Counsellor – Social Worker (3) Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) Various BC
Social Worker Government of Yukon -> Health & Social Services – Family and Child Services, Child Protection Whitehorse YT

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