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Lodge a Complaint

Definitions

 

Professional Misconduct (Section 23(2) of the Act):

A member has pleaded guilty to or has been found guilty of an offence in a court of competent jurisdiction which, in the opinion of the Committee, is relevant to the member's suitability to practise social work.

A member has sexually abused a client.

A member has failed to report an incidence of sexual abuse of a client/patient by a health professional as defined under the Act.

A member has, in the opinion of the Committee, digressed from recognized professional standards or rules of practice of the profession
 

Incompetence (Section 23(3) of the Act):

A member displayed lack of knowledge, skill, judgment, disregard for the welfare of the public of such a nature or extent to demonstrate the member unfit to carry out responsibilities of a person engaged in the practice of social work.

A member is suffering from a physical or mental condition or disorder of such a nature or extent as to render the member unfit to engage in the practice of social work.




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