Loyalist College

Social Service Worker

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Program Information

School:Loyalist College
Faculty:School of Health and Human Studies
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Social Work, Other
Description:Social Service Workers help individuals and families deal with broad and complex issues such as poverty, access to needed social supports, reduction of oppression and social prejudice, learning disabilities and educational challenges, mental health, addictions, abuse, illness and loss. This program will prepare you for the rewards and challenges of supporting people as they change and grow.
URL:Social Service Worker at Loyalist College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,898
Careers:Social 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 

OSSD/OSSGD or equivalent with courses at the applied, academic (C), (U), or (M) level, or mature student status. Strong computer and communication skills (written and oral) are essential.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    - Standard First Aid and Level ?C? CPR certification.

    - Current criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check.

    - Prospective students with special needs or limitations that may affect their practicum/field placement or potential employment opportunities are encouraged to discuss their program and career goals with faculty prior to admission.

    - Strong computer and communication skills (written and oral) are critical.

    - You must be prepared for full-time studies and placement, and a heavy workload. The program is academically and emotionally demanding. The field of social service work requires proficiency in time management and stress management

    * 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 September 04, 2018