Education / Training / Credentials:
Social workers have university degrees in social work:
- Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
- Master's in Social Work (MSW) or
- a Doctorate in Social Work (PhD/DSW).
Social work education, training and expertise makes them uniquely qualified to deliver a range of counselling and psychotherapy services.
Social workers may also have additional training in specialized areas of practice.
Social Work Programs
Registered Social Worker (RSW) Designation:
To be called a social worker, the individual must be registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).