Social Service WorkerDurham College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Social Service Worker

Discpline: Social Work

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00 waived
Tuition Fee: $13,788.00

Oshawa Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 open

Program Description

The Social Service Worker program combines academic study with practical experience to provide graduates with the skills, knowledge and attitudes required to work in the diverse and complex field of community and social services. The program focuses on the development of front-line interviewing and counselling skills that will prepare students to work with individuals and groups in a variety of social service settings, including group homes, women’s shelters, addiction and mental health facilities, employment programs and services for seniors.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.