Algonquin College

Social Service Worker (Intensive)

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Health and Community Studies (Ottawa)
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:This Ontario College Diploma program delivered in an intensive format over 40 weeks prepares students to work effectively with disadvantaged individuals, groups and communities. The program consists of three levels where learning occurs in both the classroom and practical settings. The curriculum includes courses in social work methods, behaviour management, social welfare systems, addictions and community development. To gain exposure to working with a wide range of client groups, students are required to complete field work placements in Levels 02 and 03.
URL:Social Service Worker (Intensive) at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:40 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,861

Books and supplies cost approximately $1,400 for the program duration. Supplies can be purchased at the campus store.
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    The physical and emotional health of each applicant to the program must be such that he or she can successfully cope with the program of instruction including the demands of field placement (e.g. stress and time management) Individuals who have concerns about their ability to meet these requirements should contact the coordinator of the program prior to submitting an application.

    * 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 July 23, 2016