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PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This program prepares students with the foundational knowledge and core skills required to work in the diverse and challenging field of eldercare. Theories relevant to the Social Service Worker profession, its ethics, values and practice standards, the aging process and the needs of seniors are emphasized. Program content includes essential Social Service Worker training in interpersonal communication, case management, interviewing, group work intervention, diversity, advocacy, social justice, and community practice. In addition, a number of specialized courses such as Activation and Restorative Care, Recreation, Leisure and Therapeutic Program Planning, Dementia Care, Adult Development, Death, Dying, Grief and Bereavement and Volunteer Management expand the knowledge and skill base of students beyond traditional social service worker roles.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Students who successfully complete the Social Service Worker –Gerontology diploma and the block field placement are eligible for registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW) and may then use the title of Registered Social Service Worker (RSSW).

Field placement experience, a 510 hour block field placement arranged with agencies providing services to older adults.

Faculty teaching in the program come with extensive experience in the social work and community sectors.

Future pathways to success – on completion, students may gain advanced standing towards a Bachelor of Social Work, a Bachelor in Gerontology, a Bachelor in Disabilities Studies, or an Honours Therapeutic Recreation Degree at specific universities.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

As our population ages, new and emerging job opportunities in the field of gerontology are on the horizon. Graduates may work in a range of settings that provide services to seniors such as retirement and long term care facilities, health and recreation programs, private home support services, adult day programs, dementia programs, elder abuse services, seniors’ centers, and entrepreneurial initiatives.

Program Vocational Learning Outcomes

Social Service Worker-Gerontology (Ontario College Diploma) (MTCU Code 50728)

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

1. Identify needs, strengths and resources of older adults to assist them in setting goals that promote their optimal functioning, well-being, and quality of life.

2. Plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults.

3. Function effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary and interagency team, in the development and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults.

4. Record information accurately and communicate effectively in oral, written and electronic formats, in adherence to privacy, and freedom of information legislation.

5. Establish and maintain helping relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards aligned to social service work.

6. Recognize diverse needs and experiences of individuals, groups, families, and communities, to promote accessible and responsive programs and services.

7. Develop strategies and plans that lead to the promotion of self-care, improved job performance, and enhanced work relationships.

8. Work in communities to advocate for change strategies that promote social and economic justice and challenge patterns of oppression and discrimination.

На каком факультете я буду учиться?

St. Clair College

Варианты обучения

Очная (2 лет)

Цена
CAD$13,640.76 (804,290 руб) за 1 год
Fall: CAN $6,820.38; Winter: CAN $6,820.38. Please note this fee is for 2020 - 2021 and subject to change in the coming year.

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Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Сентябрь 2022

Где

Ace Acumen Campus

1440 Don Mills Road,

Unit 102,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M3B 3M1, Canada

Очная (2 лет)

Цена
CAD$13,640.76 (804,290 руб) за 1 год
Fall: CAN $6,820.38; Winter: CAN $6,820.38. Please note this fee is for 2020 - 2021 and subject to change in the coming year.

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Начало обучения

Предполагаемое начало: Сентябрь 2022

Где

Chatham Campus

1001 Grand Avenue West,

CHATHAM,

Ontario (ON),

N7M 5W4, Canada

Вступительные требования

Для иностранных студентов

High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.

OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level plus:

  • Grade 12 English - ENG4U, ENG4C, EAE4U or EAE4C

English Proficiency Requirements:

  • IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or
  • PTE (Pearson Test of English) Level 51, or
  • TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 500, or internet-based test (iBT) score of 61, or computer-based test (CBT) score of 173.
  • MELAB - English Language Institute of the University of Michigan minimum Score of 75
  • CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language minimum score 60

Требования к IELTS могут отличаться в зависимости от выбранного курса

ДОБАВИТЬ В ШОРТ-ЛИСТ

O St. Clair College

В St. Clair College студенты учатся новому, налаживают крепкие связи и получают навыки для построения успешной карьеры.

  • специализированный колледж прикладных искусств и технологий
  • колледж состоит из 3 кампусов в провинции Онтарио
  • 120 дипломных, степенных и высших сертификатных курсов
  • уровень трудоустройства выпускников колледжа составляет 87,5%

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