Social Service Worker

The Social Service Worker program will provide students the knowledge and skills needed to enter this rewarding career field. Learn skills and methods that will prepare you to work in different settings and challenging situations. Themes include social justice, empowerment of marginalized citizens and ethics. Graduates can expect to work with individuals or groups in a variety of community settings. Graduates may apply to register with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).

Two women meet as part of the social services coursework

Start Date

September 2023

Program Length

Two years, Full-time

Location

Fort Frances, Kenora

Schedule

Evenings and weekends

Credential

Ontario College Diploma
Canadore College

Admission Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma and Grade 12 English (ENG4C/ENG4U), equivalent, or mature student test.

Fees

Tuition (Year 1):
$3614.24

Tuition (Year 2):
$3554.24 (estimated)

 

Coordinator

Aimee Beazley
(807) 274-2796
aimeeb@7generations.org

Rhonda Miller
(807) 468-3096
rhondam@7generations.org

Related Programs

Courses

SEMESTER 1
CMM125 College Communication I
CLT100 Canada’s First Peoples
HSP105 Interviewing & Helping Skills I
PSY200 Lifespan Development
SOC100 Foundations of Sociology
GENED General Education Elective – Online
SSW101 Introduction to Social Service Work Practice I
SEMESTER 2
ENG200 Creative Writing
SSW104 Introduction to Social Service Work Practice II
HSP160 Interviewing & Helping Skills II
HUM219 Group Work
SSW103 SSW Methods: Community Organization
HSP155 Family Dynamics
HSP165 Mental Health Across the Lifespan
SEMESTER 3
SSW296 Introduction to Gerontology
SSW290 Trauma Informed Practice and Crisis Intervention
GENED General Education Elective – Online
SSW225 SSW Methods of Intervention
SSW238 SSW Methods: Intimate Personal Violence
SSW294 Accountable Professional
SSW292 Fieldwork Preparation
SEMESTER 4
SSW293 Fieldwork Integration (First seven weeks)
SSW295 Fieldwork Placement
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