Что я буду изучать?

Students develop the knowledge and skills required to support people with developmental disabilities across the lifespan. Utilizing person directed planning, students advocate for self-determination in individuals with developmental disabilities, and facilitate the development of natural supports and opportunities for full community participation.

Areas of study includes intellectual, physical and mental disabilities, spectrum disorders, support options, health and well-being, social relationships, active lifestyles, community building, stages of human development, augmentative communication, pharmacology and medication administration, teaching and intervention strategies, support planning for individuals and their family, counselling, and professional development. Students consolidate this learning in fourteen weeks of supervised field placements.

Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • conduct oneself in an ethical, competent and accountable manner in all professional relationships;
  • provide person-directed supports and services that respect and promote self-determination for people with developmental disabilities;
  • provide for the safety of people with developmental disabilities, self and others in compliance with all applicable legislation, regulations and standards of practice;
  • support health and well-being of people with developmental disabilities;
  • employ and adapt formal and informal strategies to support the learning of people with developmental disabilities;
  • provide leadership in the development of inclusive communities;
  • develop professional and personal plans that enhance job performance and well-being;
  • employ environmentally sustainable practices within the profession;
  • apply basic entrepreneurial strategies to realize social, environmental and/or financial rewards;
  • apply knowledge of indigenous culture and traditions in the promotion of an inclusive community;
  • apply cultural and internationalization awareness in the planning and implementation of services and supports.

Career opportunities

Diverse opportunities within the field of developmental services are available in educational, community living, and day services organizations. Job titles include community support worker, educational assistant, community living counsellor, vocational coach, senior's program counsellor, developmental services advocate, supported independent living counsellor, home care provider, life skills instructor, specialized care provider, employment instructor, family support worker, recreation inclusion counsellor and developmental support professional.

Work Integrated Learning: 2 Field Placements

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

Georgian College

Варианты обучения

Очная (2 лет)

Цена
CAD$16,546.04 (1,006,011 руб) за 1 год
Holdback Fee (semester): CAN $2,550.25
Дедлайн для заявки

Предполагаемое начало: May 2021

Начало обучения

7 Сентябрь 2021

Где

Owen Sound Campus

1450 8th Street E,

OWEN SOUND,

Ontario (ON),

N4K 5R4, Canada

Очная (2 лет)

Цена
CAD$16,546.04 (1,006,011 руб) за 1 год
Holdback Fee (semester): CAN $2,550.25
Дедлайн для заявки

Предполагаемое начало: May 2021

Начало обучения

7 Сентябрь 2021

Где

Orillia Campus

825 Memorial Avenue,

ORILLIA,

Ontario (ON),

L3V 6S2, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для иностранных студентов

OSSD or equivalent with Grade 12 English (C or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing.

Applicants must meet ONE of the following criteria to meet Georgian’s language proficiency requirements:

  • TOEFL Internet-based test (IBT): 79
  • TOEFL Paper-based test: 550
  • IELTS Academic only: 6.0
  • YELT: 1-5
  • TOEIC: 800
  • Graduate of Level 8 of Georgian’s GAAS - English for Academic Purposes: 60% in certificate or completion of level 8 with 70% or higher
  • Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL): 60
  • Pearson Test of Academic English (PTE): 58
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): 170

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса

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