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Social Service Worker Intensive (accelerated)

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Program Information

School:Canadore College
Faculty:Human Services
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:This 10-month intensive program is intended for graduates of university degree programs in the Humanities or Social Sciences or diploma programs in a related human services field. [Mental Health and Addictions, Child and Youth Worker, Developmental Services Worker, Nursing, Gerontology, Early Childhood Education, Recreation, Community and Justice Services or others to be determined by the Program Co-ordinator.]

Applicants must have completed 40 hours of direct experience with clients in a social agency.

Following the eight month in-class portion, students will have a two-month field placement opportunity in a community agency.
URL:Social Service Worker Intensive (accelerated) at Canadore College
Length:10 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,384

The listed cost includes ancillary fees. *Ancillary Fees are under review as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. This is the maximum potential fee, and is subject to decrease.
Scholarships:1
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.

    University Degree in the Social Sciences or Humanities or an Ontario College Diploma or advanced diploma in one of the following human services programs: Mental Health and Addictions, Child and Youth Worker, Developmental Services Worker, Nursing, Gerontology, Early Childhood Education, Recreation, Community and Justice Services or others to be determined by the Program Coordinator (credentials from one-year certificate programs or credentials from private colleges will not be accepted.)

    Must have a minimum of 40 hours of direct experience with clients in a social service agency. An evaluation form attesting to the satisfactory completion of these hours must be submitted by an agency representative.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

    If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements (pdf).

    * 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 20, 2020

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