OASW Social Work Provincial Conference 2016

Social Work for the 22nd Century:
Accelerators & Innovators

Dates: November 11-12, 2016.
Friday (full-day) and Saturday (half-day).

Chelsea Hotel, 33 Gerrard Street West, Downtown Toronto, Ontario 

To view program, see Program Parts 1&2 in PDF format attached.

The OASW Social Work Provincial Conference, held every second year,
gives OASW members access to a high-level event targeted
specifically to social workers.

On November 11-12, 2016, our program features: 


Emmanuel Bochud

From Circus Lesson to Life Lesson:

Circus, Arts and Creativity - Accelerators for Social Development


Marise Denault

Mental Health and Psychosocial Interventions in Humanitarian Settings:

The Emerging Role of
Social Work


Cindy Blackstock, Daniel Poulin & Sarah Pentney

It Takes a Community to Raise a Children's Human Rights Case: The story of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal on First Nations child welfare

 25 concurrent workshops/presentations
* Dozens of poster presentations; and
* Networking opportunities.

There is something for everyone!

Eaton Chelsea Deluxe Rooms available for $145 + HST
Online booking link: OASW 2016 Conference
Or call Reservations Department at 1-800-CHELSEA (1-800-243-5732).
Callers must identify themselves as being with Group ON Assn of Social Workers 2016 Conf.

Call prior to October 11, 2016 in order to qualify for the group rate and ensure availability. 

Did you know that if you attend the OASW 2016 Conference, you may be eligible for reimbursement for part of your registration fee? Registered Social Workers can apply to the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund. Click SWSSWPDF for more details. 

OASW gratefully acknowledges the support of our Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor


Silver Sponsor



Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard St. West
Toronto, ON, M5G1Z4

November 11-12, 2016