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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Social Service Worker – Gerontology

Prepare for a career helping older Canadians enjoy a better life.

For the Fall 2020 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

CODE TITLE CREDITS
Semester 1    
GERO14142 Working with Older Adults and Care Partners 3
CSRV13672 Social Diversity in Contemporary Canada 3
GERO15982 Activation Techniques with Older Adults 3
FLPL15738 Introduction to Gerontology Field Practicum 3
COMM1999 Essential Communications 3
PSYC15065G Psychology: Core Concepts 3
Total:
18
 
 
Semester 2
 
GERO16111 Interventions for Older Adults and Care Partners 3
GERO23551 Death, Dying and Bereavement 3
GERO13898 Group Work with Older Adults 3
FLPL17900 Foundations of Field Practicum 9
CSRV21011 Introduction to Applied Research in Social Services 3
Total:
21
 
 
Semester 3
 
GERO20001 Aging, Mental Health and Substance Use 3
CSRV20213 Resource Development in the Older Adult Sector  3
GERO28452 Assessment with Older Adults 3
FLPL24178 Intermediate Field Practicum 9
CCGE General Education Elective 3
Total:
21
 
 
Semester 4
 
GERO10049 Aging, Wellness and Health Promotion 3
CSRV16859 Policy and Justice in an Aging Society 3
GERO23672 Case Management 3
FLPL22758     Advanced Field Practicum 9
CCGE General Education Elective 3
Total:
21

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