Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus

Social Service Worker

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus
Faculty:Algonquin College Heritage Institute (Pembroke)
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:Students in the Social Service Worker program at Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley learn social work theory, and gain more than 500 hours of practical experience under the supervision of social work employers. This experience creates a bond between the student, the employer and the college, and enriches the student’s learning.

This two-year Ontario College Diploma program prepares students to work effectively with disadvantaged individuals, groups and communities. The program consists of four levels where learning occurs in both the classroom and practical settings. The curriculum includes courses in social work methods, social welfare systems, addictions, community development and the humanities. In order to gain exposure to working with a wide range of client groups, students are required to complete field placements in Levels 02, 03 and 04.
URL:Social Service Worker at Algonquin College - Pembroke Campus
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,767

Amounts include tuition fee, program specific lab and material fees, applicable eText fees, Students` Association fees and compulsory ancillary fees. Fees are subject to change.
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Provide a completed reference form found on our website, from an agency supervisor based on relevant volunteer, paid work or educational/co-op placement, working directly with clients, in a human service agency within the last two years. A minimum of 60 hours is required. The agency setting could include: shelters, long-term care facilities, schools, or other front line agencies dealing with vulnerable people.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 18, 2017

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