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Certificate (Cert.) Foundational Social Services Skills and Knowledge (30 credits)

Offered by: Social Work     Degree: C-FSSS

Program Requirements

The Certificate in Foundational Social Services Skills and Knowledge, offered in Nunavik, focuses on integrated social work knowledge pertaining to history, theory, research, practice modalities, and policies that influence the delivery of health and social services.

Required Courses (30 credits)

  • CCOM 301 Selected Communication Topic 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (School of Continuing Studies)

    Overview

    Communication (CCE) : Study of a selected topic in written and/or oral communication in English that is relevant to undergraduate students.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • The content can vary from year to year and will be announced prior to registration.

  • EDEC 288 Inuktitut for Beginners (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : An introduction to the basic structures of Inuktitut, with intensive drill and classroom practice in the use of the language.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken EDEE 341.

  • IDFC 500 Indigenous Field Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    IDFC : Intensive field course that focuses on First Nations, Métis and Inuit cultures and worldviews, with particular emphasis on linkages to practice areas and integration across disciplinary silos. Attention is given to the effects of Canadian legal, health and social welfare policies on contemporary First Nations, Métis and Inuit societies.

    Terms: Summer 2022

    Instructors: Ives, Nicole; Gabriel, Wanda; Anker, Kirsten (Summer)

    • Restrictions: The course is only open to students in Social Work, Anthropology, Law and Medicine or by permission of the instructor. Not open to students who have taken IDFC 380.

    • This intensive course includes 1 week where students live in the field. The field portion of the course may involve rugged field conditions and varying weather for which students must be prepared and equipped.

    • A fee of $320 is charged to all students registered in IDFC 500 delivered in Montreal. The fee covers food, activities, land use, and other site expenses.

    • **This course will be held on May 2, 4, 5, 6, 9, 11, 13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 24, 25, 26 & 30.

  • INDG 202 Topics in Indigenous Studies 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    INDG : Drawing upon and introducing the burgeoning field of Indigenous Studies, this course is designed to be an introduction to selected themes and topics in Indigenous Studies. Possible examples: Indigenous health, Haudenosaunne culture etc. Topics vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2021-2022 academic year.

    • Supplementary Calendar Info: INDG 202 and INDG 300 are NOT a sequence of courses.

  • SWRK 219 Anti-Oppression Social Work Practice (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Social Work : Social work policy and practice, including an examination of discrimination and oppressions, identity and social location, reflexivity, intersectionality, contemporary anti-oppression movements, access and equity in human services and their implications.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Al Mhamied, Adnan; David, Syndie; Haq, Muhammad; Hachey, Audrey (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Only open to BSW U1 students. Not open to students who have taken SWRK 325.

  • SWRK 220 History and Philosophy of Social Work (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Social Work : Historical, theoretical and philosophical base of social work which includes the role of social work in the social welfare, modalities of practice, professional codes of ethics, and human rights legislation.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Liljequist, Jacqui (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Limited to BSW U1 students. Not open to students who have taken SWRK 240.

  • SWRK 221 Public Social Services in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Social Work : Federal and provincial social welfare programs - the intended objectives, program design, issues of eligibility and funding, and comparison with programs in other parts of Europe and North America. Particular emphasis on concepts of social justice and poverty. Programs such as income security, labour market, health, immigration, and social services.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Haq, Muhammad (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Limited to BSW U1 students. Not open to students who have taken SWRK 352.

  • SWRK 222 Introduction to Practicum (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Social Work : Basic social work skills.

    Terms: Winter 2022

    Instructors: Marshall, Zack; Sirota-Frankel, Corrie; Mitchell, Nicole (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Limited to BSW U1 students. Not open to students who have taken SWRK 255.

  • SWRK 224 Human Development Across the Lifespan (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Social Work : Physical, cognitive, emotional, behavioural and social development in different stages of the life course with a focus on childhood and adolescence. Human development in different social contexts. Theory and research as it relates to social work practice.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: MacKenzie, Michael (Fall)

    • Restriction: Limited to BSW U1 students

  • SWRK 354 Social Work in the Health Field (3 credits)

    Offered by: Social Work (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Social Work : An introduction to health and health institutions in the context of service delivery. Major themes will include: multidisciplinary teamwork in the hospital; crisis intervention; legal ethical issues; and emerging issues for social workers in health.

    Terms: Fall 2021

    Instructors: Orzeck, Pam (Fall)

    • Restrictions: Limited to BSW U2 and BSW U3 students.

Faculty of Arts—2021-2022 (last updated Sep. 1, 2021) (disclaimer)
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