Cambrian College

Social Service Worker

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Program Information

School:Cambrian College
Faculty:Community Services
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:Learn to help vulnerable or at-risk individuals, families, and groups deal with various personal and social problems through engaging fieldwork and in-depth casework. As a Social Service Worker student, you'll learn to be an effective communicator and understanding counselor in order to encourage positive change in the lives of clients.

You will be challenged to bring a special level of maturity and motivation to your work, along with a commitment to work for social justice, a fundamental belief in the dignity and potential of people, and a desire to promote justice, equality, and access to culturally-appropriate services regardless of race, gender, age, religion, etc.

Cambrian's program is recognized by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, which allows you to apply to become a Registered Social Service Worker in Ontario when you graduate.
URL:Social Service Worker at Cambrian College
Length:2 Year(s)
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community 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.

  •  Grade12 English 

Recommended: Computer competency in relevant software.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    • First Aid Certificate prior to field placement
    • Criminal record check completed at least one month prior to field placement.
    • Two-step TB test and flu shot (for some placements)

    * 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 December 05, 2020