Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund

Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Developement Fund... by the Ontario government - the Social Workers and Social Service WorkersProfessional Development Fund.
What is the Social Workers and Social Service Workers Professional Development Fund?
The aim of the Fund is to provide reimbursement to registered social workers and social service workers in good standing who complete professional development (PD) activities that;
§  Advance their knowledge and skills.
§  Advance and integrate knowledge and skills into professional practice.
§  Contribute effectively and efficiently within social service and health care systems.
§  Support the government’s priorities in caring for vulnerable populations and their complex needs.
Why is the Fund important?
This pilot project is the culmination of many years of targeted advocacy by OASW for access toprofessional development funds for social workers and social service workers. It is our hope that a successful pilot will lead to long-term funding for this project. We rely on highly trained and educated social workers and social service workers to strengthen our communities.
What we need from you?
As you or your organization has contact with social workers and social service workers, we are asking your help in ensuring that the Fund is a success by emailing the attached information to as manyregistered social workers or social service workers you know. Our aim is to ensure that all social workers and social service workers in Ontario are knowledgeable about the Fund and its objectives.
Do you have a professional twitter or LinkedIn page?
If you or your organization has a professional twitter or LinkedIn profile, please spread the word about the Fund by tweeting or posting the following;
§  Tweet: PD funding is now available for registered social workers and social service workers. Visitswsswpdf.org to apply online today!
§  LinkedIn: Professional development funding is now available for registered social workers and social service workers in Ontario! If you have recently completed a PD activity and wish to apply for funding, please complete the secure and easy-to-use online application form available at swsswpdf.org.

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