Canadian Social Service System and Social Policy

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: Social Welfare in Canadian Society, (4th ed.). Chappell, Rosalie: Nelson Thomson Canada
    Surviving Your Placement in Health and Social Care by Joan Healey Margaret Spencer, McGraw Hill

Course Fees: $975.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 55 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com



COURSE OVERVIEW

In this course students will learn concepts that are the basis for CSW knowledge, attitude and skills. Students explore health services in Ontario, values, beliefs, culture, relevant legislation, ethics, work environments, client-centered care, care plans, reporting and recording observations, scope of practice, delegation and restorative care. The focus is on understanding the ethical and legal role of the CSW in the health-care team with an overview of the Canadian social welfare system. An array of current social issues will be addressed with an emphasis on the impact of relevant social policy along with the he various roles of different professionals and the interplay of the social welfare and other related systems.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Part 1: Examine the history of social welfare
Part 2: Define and describe various social service systems
Part 3: Examine the nature of social programs and policies
Part 4: Explore the following issues within Canadian Social Policy/Welfare

Skill Competencies: Employ strategies to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Demonstrate functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Practice the steps to establish and maintain helping relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards. Apply the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.

Knowledge Competencies: List the steps required to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Describe the essential elements of functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults. Outline the steps to establish and maintain helping relationships which adhere to professional, legal and ethical standards. Select the strategies that advocate for change and promote social and economic justice.