Policy & Position Statements

April 2017 -

Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) -- of which CASW is a proud member -- officially launched the 15th annual Faces of Mental Illness campaign, seeking nominations from the public.

April 2017 -

Today, the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH) officially announced the winners of the Champions of Mental Health Awards for 2017.

March 2017 -

The CASW Distinguished Service Awards are presented to remarkable social workers selected from the membership of CASW Partner organizations each March during National Social Work Month. 

March 2017 -

CASW is a proud member of the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health (CAMIMH), who welcomed yesterday’s federal budget and congratulates the government on its historic federal commitment to mental health investments.

March 2017 -

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) has long advocated for accountable social investments that would deliver a coordinated national plan to reduce poverty in Canada, supporting our most vulnerable to live with dignity and respect.

March 2017 -

CASW wrote to the Minister of Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship to express concern about the lack of response from the Government of Canada (GOC) on the significant increase of asylum seekers arriving in Canada from the United States via illegal border crossings....

February 2017 -

The Three Pillars of the Profession Celebrate Social Work’s Power to Empower National Social Work Month 2017 by recognizing social workers’ greatest strength and greatest responsibility: the Power to Empower. 

February 2017 -

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) is deeply concerned by the lack of response from the Government of Canada (GOC) on the significant increase of asylum seekers arriving in Canada from the United States via illegal border crossings seeking refugee status in Canada.

February 2017 -

CASW wrote to oppose proposed budget cuts that would dismantle the Aurora College Social Work Program – the only social work program serving the families and communities of the Northwest Territories.

February 2017 -

The Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) stands in solidarity with the Association of Social Workers in Northern Canada (ASWNC) in deep concern about proposed budget cuts to Aurora College and the potential closure of its 2-year Social Work Program.