LaSalle College

Special Care Counselling

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Program Information

School:LaSalle College
Faculty:Humanities and Social Sciences
Field of Study:Mental Health Counselling/Counsellor
Social Work
Description:The Special Care Counselling program (DEC) trains students to intervene appropriately with a range of clients having difficulties adapting or fitting in socially. This is accomplished in close collaboration with various professionals, such as remedial teachers, learning specialists, psychologists, directors of educational institutions, and occupational therapists. This program is ideal for those who enjoy people and are good at listening. These candidates are looking for an ever-changing work environment and appreciate human contact. Their motivation includes forging professional relationships and having a positive influence on others. Openness, empathy and a penchant for teamwork are essential characteristics to work in this field.

LaSalle College provides students in the Special Care Counselling program with hands-on experience in the workplace through practical workshops, professional internships, and pre-graduation projects.
URL:Special Care Counselling at LaSalle College
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Have obtained a Secondary School Diploma (DES) and completed the following courses: Language of Instruction from Secondary V Second Language from Secondary V Mathematics from Secondary IV Physical Sciences from Secondary IV History from Secondary IV or Have obtained a Professional Studies Diploma (DEP) and completed the following courses: Language if Instruction from Secondary V Second Language from Secondary V Mathematics from Secondary IV or Have obtained an equivalent education or an instruction deemed sufficient. Every case will be analysed by the college.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Contrary to other college level institutions, application is open all year round. You can choose to do a DEC, AEC or DEP program and apply anytime for the next starting semester.

      * 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 August 31, 2018