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 Social Work
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SchoolRed Deer College
LocationRed Deer, AB, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 7,500
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*50% to 100%
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 Social Studies 
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have their High School Diploma with no mark below 50% in: ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2 and Social Studies 30 or as a Mature Student.
Cost
National: $4,627
International: $11,628
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Description

The mission of the Social Work Diploma Program at RDC is to prepare the student for employment as a social worker and to provide a foundation for further post-secondary education by introduction to and integration of: practice skills, theoretical knowledge base, and application of social work ethics and values. The Program fulfills its mission through promotion of ethical practice, social and economic justice, respect for and acceptance of diversity among peoples, and relationship building.

Social workers are trained to 'help people help themselves'. The focus of social work is on the interactions between people and their social environment. The program looks at how to help people meet the demands of daily life. It looks at how social work seeks to improve people's problem-solving and coping skills, and links them with systems that offer resources, services, and opportunities.

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