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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.

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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