McGill University

Northern Social Work Practice

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Centre for Continuing Education
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:This 10 course (30 credit) Certificate program offered by the Centre for Continuing Education on behalf of the School of Social Work is available only in the North and is for Inuit community workers employed by Nouveau Québec. The purpose of the program is to prepare Inuit community workers for social work practice within their communities. The courses reflect the sociocultural characteristics of northern society as well as the social service needs of Inuit communities. Particular attention is directed to the complex role of the social worker in various relationships to the community.

Courses would reflect the following themes: identification and analysis of social problems; welfare policy and legislation methods of social work practice with individuals, groups, and organizations and the process of community organising. All the courses are taught in the North by the staff of the School of Social Work.
URL:Northern Social Work Practice at McGill University
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $1,868
National: $5,378
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service Workers

* 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 29, 2008