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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    
 GERO15982 Activation Techniques with Older Adults 3
 SOCI13551 Diversity and Older Adults: Differences and Marginalization 3
 CSRV17749 Social Service Practice 3
 FLPL 15738 Introduction to Gerontology Field Practicum 3
 COMM1999 Essential Communications 3
 HUMN18888G Aging Matters in a Changing Society: Who's Aging Now? 3
Total:
18
 
 
Semester 2
 
 GERO22534 Cognitive Impairment 3
 GERO23551 Death, Dying and Bereavement 3
 CSRV21011 Introduction to Applied Research in Social Services 3
 CSRV22987 The Helping Process 3
 FLPL17900 Foundations of Field Practicum 9
Total:
21
 
 
Semester 3
 
GERO20001 Aging, Mental Health and Substance Use 3
CSRV16859 Social Policy, Social Justice and Change: Gerontology   3
CSRV21425 Group Methods and Facilitation 3
FLPL24178 Intermediate Field Practicum 9
GNED General Education Elective 3
Total:
21
 
 
Semester 4
 
GERO10049 Aging, Wellness and Health Promotion 3
CSRV27028 Non Profit Services and Grant Writing 3
FLPL22758 Advanced Field Practicum 9
GERO23672     Case Management 3
GNED General Education Elective 3
Total:
21

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