For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.
By the end of this program graduates will have the ability to:
- Work and communicate in a manner consistent with professional ethics and practice, a respect for self, others, and relevant law and legislation.
- Employ all relevant security techniques to ensure the protection of the public, and the security of the staff, and clients in institutional, residential and community settings.
- Intervene with clients, individually and in groups, in order to address and manage problems and to facilitate constructive behaviour change.
- Observe, monitor, record and assess client behaviour accurately, and respond appropriately in compliance with legal and organizational requirements.
- Assist in the prevention and resolution of conflict, crisis and emergency situations using methods consistent with legal requirements and organizational policy.
- Establish and maintain constructive relationships with clients, staff, professionals and the community.
- Participate in program planning, implementation, assessment and evaluation to meet the needs of clients, staff and administration within the organizational environment.
- Apply knowledge of social sciences concepts when interacting with clients, staff, professionals and the public.