|Delivery:||Full time, or part time through Distance Education|
The School of Native Human Services Honours Bachelor of Social Work is a culturally-specific Native Social Work program that is recognized and accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE). The goal of the School of Native Human Services is to provide an accredited social work degree that offers knowledge, skills and experience to work effectively with Native and non-Native communities.
• Four-year program leads to an Honours Bachelor of Social Work
• Students gain a comprehensive understanding of social work practice with First Nations people
• Program includes two field education experiences
• Program is offered full time on campus and part time through distance education
First-year course overview
+ Electives (12 cr) in Arts, Humanities or Social Sciences
Admission requirements based on Grade 12 4U/M courses:
• 1 English
• 5 other courses
• Minimum average of 70%
Child welfare, mental health, correctional services (provincial/ federal), community development, administration, direct service delivery, policy development, research and development, education, training and management and healthcare. Some graduates have enhanced their employability through a bachelor of education (B.Ed.), legal studies (LLB), graduate studies (MSW) and post-graduate studies (PhD). Graduates are also eligible to apply to the Northern Ontario School of Medicine or register with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
Credit transfer opportunities are available from other recognized postsecondary institutions and are typically evaluated on an individual basis. Some fast-tracking opportunities also exist.