Confederation College

Social Service Worker - Accelerated

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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Faculty:Community Services
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:Social service work is an extremely broad field. But at its heart, social service work is all about one thing: helping people. Are you a people-oriented individual, excited to make a difference in the community?

Confederation Colleges Social Service Worker program can give you the tools and knowledge you need to get your start in social service work. You’ll get a solid background with courses in social welfare, mental health, interpersonal effectiveness, communications, addictions and applied professional practice. Work placements will reinforce your in-class learning, providing you with on-the-job experience that will help you start building a résumé before you graduate. You’ll learn how to use available community resources as well as your own skills to make a real difference in people’s lives.
URL:Social Service Worker - Accelerated at Confederation College
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,688

This cost estimate only represents the tuition and does not include costs related to living expenses for the school year.

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.
    Degree or diploma from an accredited university or college in the field of Psychology, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Gerontology or equivalent, or a community college graduate with a diploma from a human service program. As well, students must take SS116 Social Welfare as a pre-entry requirement and achieve a C grade in order to proceed to the fall semester.

    If you are interested in taking this program and do not meet the above requirements, please consider our 2-year Social Service Worker diploma program.

    * 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 July 19, 2022

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