Social Service Worker Seneca College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Social Service Worker

Discpline: Social Work

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $90.00
Tuition Fee: $15,164.00

Yorkgate Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Jan, 2023 Sept 1, 2022 closed

King Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sept, 2022 Sept 1, 2022 closed
May, 2023 Mar 1, 2023 closed

Seneca@York Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sept, 2022 Sept 1, 2022 closed

Program Description

In this two-year diploma program you will gain the required knowledge and skills for the human service field and be challenged to examine your own values and beliefs to make a meaningful contribution to the profession. Your studies will include a range of topics in styles of lecture and tutorial-based, utilizing assigned texts which stress interpersonal skills, group dynamics, interviewing, counselling, relationship-building, community development and social policy. By combining your theoretical knowledge and field placement experiences you will also take part in a variety of classroom, seminar and experiential modalities. Upon graduation you will possess a comprehensive set of human service skills which are transferable to a wide range of settings and employment options. As a graduate of this program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, you are eligible to pursue Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Community Mental Health program. This unique pathway allows you to earn a degree within two years (4 semesters plus a work-term) after completion of a summer bridging stream.

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.