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 Social Service Worker - Accelerated
SchoolConfederation College
LocationThunder Bay, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 7,745
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesDegree 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.

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

DescriptionSocial 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.
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