|Field of Study:||Family and Community Services
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
|Description:||Make a difference in society in a very meaningful way. Explore current social issues and understand the challenges faced by vulnerable populations so you can learn how to deliver impactful services, such as counselling, mediation and crisis intervention. Upon graduation, you will earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Community Social Services* and a Social Service Worker Diploma.
Courses in your first year focus on understanding human behaviour and issues related to individuals, families and groups. After your first year, you will have the option of selecting one Area of Emphasis (Youth and Family Counselling, Mental Health and Addictions, and Gerontology.* In your second year, you will engage in theoretical and practical studies in counselling, ethical and professional issues, and working with various vulnerable populations. In your upper years, you will work with diverse groups and learn theory and techniques in family therapy, case management and social work practice. Starting in your second year, you will earn more than 850 hours of workplace experience at three different placements. *Note: The information presented here reflects proposed changes for the Family and Community Social Services program for fall 2021 currently awaiting Senate approval. Information will be updated as approvals progress
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Values quoted are based on 2020-21 tuition rates and are subject to change. For full tuition and student fee information, visit https://www.guelphhumber.ca/sfs/tuition-and-fees.