School of Community and Health Studies - Centennial College - Toronto

Post-secondary Program Community Development Work - Programa en Desarrollo Comunitario

School of Community and Health Studies - Centennial College - Toronto
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Presentación

Are you passionate about social and environmental change, enjoy working with groups, wish you could help connect people to services and opportunities in their community? Then the Community Development Work Program is for you!

This program will prepare you for an interdisciplinary field working with groups experiencing marginalization. You will build skills in critical thinking in matters of social justice, anti-oppressive practice, sustainable development, community engagement, community asset-mapping, fundraising, team building, collaborative leadership, project management, research and project evaluation, and much more.

Field expert guest speakers, field trips, collaborative projects with local and international NGOs attached to students learning evaluations and assessments are all components of our dynamic program of courses and learning outcomes.

Our faculty members are experienced and passionate practitioners who come from a diverse range of local and international community development settings and educational backgrounds.

Perhaps the most unique aspect of this program is how you connect theory to practice through our field placement learning opportunities. You will engage field placement opportunities/on-the job internship experiences with organizations, institutions and social enterprises actively engaged in community work.

Please Note: This program is taught using a combination of modalities. Courses may be taught face-to-face, online or in a blended/hybrid combination of both online and traditional classroom teaching.

Requisitos

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission

Programa

Start Date:Fall

Semester 1
Theoretical Foundations in CD
Sustainable Community Development
Communication Fundamentals
Fundamental for Success in CDW
College Communications 1
General Education Elective

Semester 2
Community Economic Development
Community Engagement and Participation
Group Dynamics for CDW
College Communications 2
Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action

Semester 3
Community Development in Action
Global Perspectives in Community Development
Community Development Policy
Placement 1 - GTA
General Education Elective

Semester 4
Placement 2 - International/Domestic
Placement Seminar

Salidas profesionales

Community Engagement Worker
Community Outreach Worker
Volunteer Coordinator
Program Facilitator
Youth Development Coordinator
Community Service Worker
Crisis Intervention Worker
Family Service Worker

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