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 OASW Report Calls for Key Actions to Increase Access to Employee Mental Health Benefits
(5/5/2021)
 
   OASW’s new report highlights the important role of RSWs in increasing access to employee mental health supports and provides two key recommendations on how best to meet the growing mental health needs of employees.
 COVID-19 Resources
(5/5/2021)
 
   As the current situation continues to unfold related to COVID-19, OASW is committed to providing you with timely and relevant information on this topic, particularly when this information is connected to social work practice and those we serve.
 OASW Response to the 2021 Ontario Budget
(3/25/2021)
 
   The Ontario Association of Social Workers (OASW) recognizes and appreciates the Government of Ontario’s focus and investments made in the 2021 Budget to protect the health of Ontarians and our province’s economy in the wake of COVID-19.
 OASW Statement on Anti-Asian Racism
(3/23/2021)
 
   On March 16, 2021, an extreme act of violence occurred in Atlanta that took the lives of eight victims, including six Asian women. OASW recognizes this has been an extremely traumatic and devastating occurrence and expresses unequivocal support for t