The Social Work Profession Act was passed by the Manitoba government in October 2009 and proclaimed into law on November 5, 2014.
The Manitoba College of Social Workers succeeds the Manitoba Institute of Registered Social Workers, a voluntary regulatory organization for Social Workers in Manitoba that began in 1966.
The College began operations on April 1, 2015 – the “coming into force” date of The Social Work Profession Act.
In addition to The Social Work Profession Act, the Manitoba College of Social Workers is governed by the following Regulation and Bylaw and subject to the following Acts and Agreements:
- Revision Highlights – May 2021
- A “black-lined” version of the Regulation changes, showing the difference between the current and amended Regulation