|Degree:||Diploma; University Transfer
|Field of Study:||Aboriginal Studies
|Description:||The Aboriginal Social Work Diploma Program at Maskwachees Cultural College is designed to graduate social work practitioners who have developed a model of practice that is founded upon Indigenous values, knowledge, and philosophy. Guided by this Indigenous foundation students learn how to establish respectful relationships with Nations, communities, families, and individuals. As students explore Cree culture and Cree language they are educated about Indigenous healing practices and their supporting theories. From this Indigenous foundation students explore the development of Western social work theory and practice. Graduates of the MCC Aboriginal Social Work Diploma Program may seek employment with a variety of social service agencies, community organizations and advocacy groups.
Graduates of the Maskwachees Cultural College Aboriginal Social Work Diploma Program who meet University of Calgary and Faculty of Social Work admission requirements can apply to the third year of a University of Calgary four year Bachelor of Social Work degree. Graduates of the MCC Aboriginal Social Work Diploma are also eligible for registration in the Alberta College of Social Workers.