Code of Ethics and Professional Practice
The professional and ethical performance of students is a highly valued component of the MSW program. Competence will be assessed in accordance with:
Standards of Professional Practice Behaviour for all Health Professional Students, University of Toronto (2008)
Student Professional Conduct Agreement in Practicum Breaches of the ethical and behavioral standards are serious and represent failure to meet standards in a professional setting.
FIFSW adheres to:
- Other U of T policies, including but not limited to: Statement on Human Rights, (2012); Code of Behavior on Academic Matters, (1995); Code of Student Conduct (2002); Policy and Procedures: Sexual Harassment (1997)
- Federal and Provincial Criminal Codes
- Standards set by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
Ontario’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve. Changes will likely occur as the province and its municipalities adjust to new data about the virus. In these circumstances, please be advised that the manner of delivery of courses, co-curricular opportunities, programs, and services is subject to change, in accordance with university policies. The University thanks its students, faculty, and staff for their flexibility during these challenging times as we work together to maintain the standards of excellence that are the hallmark of the University.