Seneca College

Social Service Worker

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:The Social Service Worker program provides you with the knowledge and skills required to make a meaningful contribution in the human service field. You will be challenged to examine your own beliefs and values, develop interpersonal communication skills, and promote social justice, human dignity and equality. Your success in this program will be measured by both your ability to grow and change, and your academic performance. Your studies will include: interviewing; counselling and relationship–building capabilities; effective membership and leadership in group settings; working with families; the creation and maintenance of helping relationships; and practice in such specialized areas as case management, community development and social policy.

Upon graduation, you’ll have a deep understanding of social justice and anti– oppression principles. You’ll also possess a comprehensive set of human service skills which are transferable to a wide range of settings. You’ll benefit from group interaction, as well as independent problem solving and research. Your experiences will include a variety of classroom, seminar and experiential modalities that integrate field placement experience with theoretical knowledge. The field placement is an important component to your employment preparation process.
URL:Social Service Worker at Seneca College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,009
International: $15,194
Scholarships:3
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.

  •  Grade12 English 
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 500] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

* 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 August 04, 2018