Tarak Ahmed

Director at Large (2021-2023)

Tarak Ahmed, MSW, RSW, is genuinely enthused to be joining the OASW’s Board of Directors. He currently works at the University of Toronto as the Team Lead for Counselling Services. He also works part-time as a Professor at Centennial College and has an active private practice.  

Tarak has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Toronto as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from Ryerson University. He is also currently in the process of completing his MBA.

Tarak is a compassionate, client-focused social worker with over ten years of working experience providing services related to addictions, mental health, suicide, crisis intervention, clinical treatment, rehabilitation, and supportive services. His activities also go beyond his employment, as he is an active volunteer in the community. 

Tarak previously worked at Toronto Community Housing, Ontario Ministry of Health, City of Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital and the Canadian Mental Health Association-Halton. Aside from work and school, Tarak enjoys playing soccer and he loves travelling. 

As a new OASW Board member, Tarak is excited and ready to tackle difficult issues affecting social workers within the province of Ontario.