Collaborative Study in Social Service Worker(formerly Human Services Counselling)

Faculty of Social Sciences




Collaborative Study in Social Service Worker(formerly Human Services Counselling)

This program is designed for those who want a career in social services and front-line counselling.  It is available to Psychology majors who maintain a 70% average in their studies.

About the program
Brock University and Durham College have teamed up to develop the Collaborative Social Service Worker program (formerly Human Services Counselling). In just four years, students in the program earn both a twenty-credit BA degree from Brock University and a Social Service Worker diploma from Durham College. Upon graduation, students are eligible to be licensed as Social Service Workers through the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Possible career areas include:

  • individual and community issues of homelessness
  • poverty
  • substance abuse
  • mental health concerns
  • oppression
  • crisis
  • other determinants of health and areas of social justice

Information About Applying to the Program