The program provides the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills required to effectively assume the role of a helping professional in the diverse and complex field of social services. Students are challenged to examine their beliefs and values; to develop interpersonal communication skills; and to promote values of social justice, human dignity, and equality.
The program philosophy is based on a fundamental belief in the dignity, worth and potential of all people, emphasizing knowledge and skill development in interviewing, communication, and relationship building; effective membership and leadership in groups; working with families; and utilizing evidence-based decision-making. Students practice the skills involved in case management, community development and advocacy. There will be opportunities to engage in the community through community service learning and field placement.
OSSD or equivalent with
You must meet ONE of the following requirements to be eligible for admission to these programs:
Secondary school applicants:
Non-Secondary school applicants (19 years or older):
Home school applicants:
* available from Georgian College. For a complete listing please contact the Office of the Registrar.
View the Social Service Worker articulations on the Credit Transfer Centre page.
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