Approved By PTIB
|Brief Program Description||This diploma program focuses on preparing you to be an effective social services practitioner by acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values needed to provide support to individuals, families, groups, and communities in need and who are seeking support from a variety of available assistance programs and services. This program is intended for people who are looking for a career in community social services.|
|NOC Code||4212Social and Community Services Worker|
|Career Opportunities||Upon completion of the program, graduates can work in the below occupations list:
|Learning Objectives/Outcomes||The Social Services Worker Diploma program prepares graduates for employment positions with social service agencies and organizations, residential programs, homes group, shelters and housing services, community health centers, and family service organizations throughout the private and public sectors, or they may be self-employed.
Students will have an understanding of:
|Student Progress/ Assessment Methods||A final grade of 60% is required to pass each course unless otherwise indicated on a course outline. Generally, course assessment consists of quizzes, exams, and project-based assignments.
Students will be required to complete 100hrs. of work experience. To qualify for work experience, students are required to maintain a minimum C grade average or higher and a minimum attendance of 85%.
|Attendance Expectations||85% of classes must be attended to achieve competency for this qualification|
|Graduation Requirements||Minimum C grade average is required for graduation|
|Course No.||Course Name||Hours|
|SFCS100||Strategies for College Success||20|
|ACSW200||Social Service Work Fundamentals||20|
|ACSW400||Resources and Networking||20|
|PSYC130||Interview and Intake Procedures||60|
|COMC150||Professional Report Writing||40|
|PSYC140||Mental Health Fundamentals||80|
|PSYC150||Behavior Analysis Techniques||40|
|EMPL111||Career Employment & Strategies||40|
* 8 hr/days*
|Program Total||36 weeks||720 hrs.|