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Canadian Social Work Practice

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Program Information

School:Ryerson University
Faculty:The Chang School
Degree:Certificate
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:This innovative, award-winning program is designed to assist internationally educated social work professionals to gain employment in the social service/human service sector in Ontario at levels that match their knowledge and experience. Since the program began in 2005, 89 percent of certificate program graduates have been hired into positions in the social work field within one year of graduation.

Offered part-time over a 13-month period (beginning in the Summer term), the program includes courses, mentorship, and work experience. The certificate is open only to internationally educated professionals with social service experience approved through the Internationally Educated Social Work Professionals (IESW) Program admissions process.
URL:Canadian Social Work Practice at Ryerson University
Scholarships:17
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Eligible applicants must have the following: A social work degree awarded outside of Canada and registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and; A minimum of one year of paid accumulated employment in the social service field (abroad and/or in Canada) OR A social work degree awarded outside of Canada assessed as equivalent to a BSW or an MSW by the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW) and; A minimum of one year of paid accumulated employment in the social service field (abroad and/or in Canada) OR A baccalaureate degree awarded outside of Canada (minimum of three years of university study) in the humanities or social sciences, and equivalent to a Canadian degree and; A minimum of two years’ paid accumulated employment in the social service field (abroad and/or in Canada)

    * 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 June 02, 2020