Policy & Position Statements

May 2020 -

May 27, 2020 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes Ending Mandatory Minimums for Drug Offences.

Social workers across Canada are working...

April 2020 -

OTTAWA - April 27, 2020 - As a unified national voice for Canadian social workers, the Intersectoral Committee represents social work education, regulation, and the professional associations in Canada and we proudly acknowledge, thank, and salute you – our members - for your all too often...

April 2020 -

April 20, 2020 - The Manitoba College of Social Workers (MCSW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) reinforce the requests of other national and provincial organizations, deeply concerned with the wellbeing of children in Manitoba, for the Government of Manitoba to...

April 2020 -

April 13, 2020 - As this crisis deepens, the health considerations of COVID-19 will be considerable. The compounding social consequences will have profound and ongoing repercussions on the PSHCP membership, social workers will be here to support the mental health recovery of PSHCP members and...

April 2020 -
April 10, 2020 - This is a an urgent request, on behalf of the Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC) that represents 11 national professional health and social organizations, for a joint technical briefing on the newly introduced programs for businesses, employers and...
April 2020 -

April 3, 2020 - CASW is writing to plead for the consideration of social workers, who are also placing their lives at risk, when contemplating decisions behind the allocation of Personal Protective Equipment to the provinces and territories. 

 
April 2020 -

April 7, 2020 - CASW urges the Government of Canada to reduce the administrative costs of delivery by swiftly introducing a uBIG that will immediately provide an economic floor for Canada to rebuild. 

April 2020 -

April 7, 2020 - Letter from the Extended Healthcare Professionals Coalition (EHPC) to the Canadian Bankers Association.  – The mounting impacts of the COVID -19 pandemic are uniquely felt by post-secondary students, particularly those studying to become the next generation of Canada’s...

March 2020 -

March 25, 2020 - In this unsettling time, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) want to close this solemn National Social Work Month with a commitment of solidarity.

March 2020 -

March 23, 2020 - We appreciate the measures that have been taken by all levels of government to minimize the spread of COVID-19. However, we must ensure those working directly with the public, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and social workers, are properly protected and supported, so...