College News

MCSW Elections for the Board of Directors Begins September 5, 2023

The electronic voting period for election of the Manitoba College of Social Workers (MCSW) Board of Directors begins September 5, 2023 and ends at 5 p.m. on September 26, 2023.  MCSW Members will receive a ballot via email when voting opens.  The candidate receiving the highest number of votes cast, having regard to the required number and composition of the board, will be declared elected.  Any ties shall be referred to and decided by the Nominating Committee.

Members can contact the MCSW office at or (204) 888-9477 if they do not receive a ballot by September 6, 2023, if unable to access the electronic voting system or to request a mail-in ballot.

Member Representative Nominees:                                

Shorsh Palani
Alexander Sawatsky 

MCSW Board of Directors invites recommendations for Student Representative

The Manitoba College of Social Workers (MCSW) welcomes recommendations for a student representative on its Board of Directors.  MCSW seeks to increase diversity of views, perspectives, backgrounds and representation on its Board as we continue to strive to foster practices that reflect equity, inclusion and diversity in enhancing and improving the social work profession.

Student Representative Recommendation Form

The Board of Directors accepts recommendations until 4:30 p.m. on September 26, 2023.

Nominate a Colleague for the CASW Distinguished Service Award

The annual Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) Distinguished Service Award is presented on the occasion of National Social Work Month in March 2024.  MCSW is proud to recognize Social Workers in Manitoba who promote the best in social work practice.  MCSW welcomes nominations for this award until November 15, 2023.

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MCSW is partner to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord

The Manitoba College of Social Workers is pleased to formalize its commitment to reconciliation through its partnership with the City of Winnipeg as signatories to Winnipeg’s Indigenous Accord.  The College welcomes feedback from members regarding the ongoing development of our Partnership Plan!

2023 Progress Report

2022 Progress Report

2021 Progress Report

Reconciliation Review – June 2020

2020 Progress Report

2019 Progress Report

2018 Progress Report