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 Social Work - Child Welfare Specialization
SchoolUniversity of Northern British Columbia
LocationPrince George, BC, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 2,829
Full-time Graduate: 599
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*65%
Prerequisites Notes
International: $23,010
Scholarships1 scholarship(s)
DescriptionThe Bachelor of Social Work at UNBC is designed to prepare students for beginning level generalised social work practice with individuals, families, groups and communities. The program's orientation places emphasis on Social Work in northern and remote areas, First Nations, women and the human services, and community practice and research. Analyses of class, gender and race relations are considered central to the Social Work program. As mandated by its accrediting body, the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE), and the relevant Social Work Codes of Ethics, Social Work at UNBC provides a professional program that advocates for justice and equality, and equips graduates with the intellectual, analytical, practical and professional skills needed to promote beneficial change.

The Child Welfare Specialization provides a program of studies that prepares students for practice in child welfare, while also satisfying the general practice criteria required for BSW accreditation and for designation as a Registered Social Worker (RSW).
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