The CASW Liability Insurance Program provides members exclusive access to insurance solutions tailored to meet the needs of social workers across Canada.
The CASW program delivers comprehensive and cost-effective insurance solutions for your practice needs including:
Coverage is automatically provided to CASW members who participate in the CASW Professional Liability Insurance Program.
Whether you connect with your clients through Skype, tele-video conferencing, text, phone, or email - you can be assured that you are protected when providing counselling services to your clients who are unable to meet with you in person.Click here for more details
Accessing the legal system is time consuming and expensive. CASW members can obtain a range of legal insurance products to meet differing circumstances in your professional and personal lives.
All social workers participating in the Professional Liability Insurance Program have access to summary pro bono legal advice from Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP (Gowlings), one of Canada’s largest national legal firms.
CASW Members participating in the Professional Liability Insurance Program have access to a dedicated professional legal helpline. This free, confidential legal advice can be accessed for questions involving professional practice issues such as:
Gowlings Pro bono Legal Advice: 1-866-778-7191
As one of Canada’s top national legal firms, Gowlings has a long history of representing health care professionals on a variety of professional liability cases. The Gowlings professionals who provide services to members have significant experience in medical legal issues including, defending professionals in litigation arising from medical treatment and care; representing professionals in proceedings before provincial professional licensing bodies and providing advice to clients on other administrative and regulatory health law issues.
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Suite 2600, 160 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 1C3
Toll Free: 1-866-778-7191