|Degree:||Diploma; University Transfer
|Field of Study:||Aboriginal Studies
Human Services, General
|Description:||The Social Service Worker (UT) Diploma with Aboriginal Services Specialization prepares you for employment in the social service area with an additional focus on Aboriginal social service delivery. Students are required to take two additional Aboriginal Studies university transfer courses during the completion of the Social Service Worker UT Diploma. In addition, students will be expected to complete a practicum (SSWK 196, SSWK 199) at an Aboriginal agency. Upon completion of this specialization, students will have advanced understanding of working with Aboriginal people in a social service setting.
After completing this Diploma, students may apply to some universities’ degree program. After completing a university degree, career opportunities can include child protection, probation, mental health, residential treatment, alcohol and drug programs, and more.