December 2020 -

December 17, 2020 - The Treasury Board reaffirms the government's commitment to adopting measures to remove barriers and appropriately safeguard the mental health of employees, and their families.

December 2020 -

December 8, 2020 - CASW unequivocally supports Bill C-6’s intention to ban conversion therapy, an abhorrent attack against 2SLGBTQ+ communities - but believes the legislation could be strengthened to make this national and international stride forward for human rights.

December 2020 -

November 30, 2020 - Throughout this deeply unsettling time, the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) has been encouraged by the leadership role that the Government of Canada has demonstrated throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 2020 -

November 17, 2020 - Beyond COVID-19 : HEAL’s recommendations for a healthier nation outlines issues our members have seen on the front lines, including recommendations for pandemic readiness in the future, in addition to our remained focus on HEAL’s two key priority areas to the federal...

October 2020 -

October 13, 2020 - We are jointly writing to you on behalf of the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) to discuss recent temporary changes to the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP). Our two associations represent...

September 2020 -

OTTAWA, September 23, 2020 – Today’s Speech from the Throne outlined an agenda to ride out the COVID-19 storm rather than revisioning Canada to better address systemic racism and pervasive social issues to flatten the curve of inequality.

September 2020 -

September 15, 2020 - The Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW) and the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) today signed a historic Memorandum of Understanding for the profession that recognizes systemic racism and commits to joining forces to rectify wrongs and strengthen the...

September 2020 -

September 2, 2020 - Today the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) publishes our letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Recommendations for Canada’s just recovery plan – Flattening the curve of Inequality

August 2020 -

August 11, 2020 - CASW has updated our Social Work Scope of Practice Statement. Read the full Scope of Practice document here.

August 2020 -

August 26, 2020 - CASW has been active on many social policy and social action fronts, thanks to its affiliation as an organizational member of several national coalitions.

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