Duty to Report – Social Workers

The Social Workers Act has a requirement for a social worker who has knowledge of conduct deserving of sanction of another social worker, to report the knowledge to the registrar in the form of a  written, and signed complaint.


NLCSW has resources available to provide clarity for social workers regarding the duty to report requirement:

Social workers with questions about the duty to report requirements should contact NLCSW’s Associate Registrar by phone (709-753-0200 ext 202) or email (poneil@nlcsw.ca).

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