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HSW-140 Indigenous Focus Human Service Practice Experience 1

6 - 8 hours/week practicum + 3 hours per week


Students complete a part-time practice placement of 6 to 8 hours per week in an agency, facility, or educational setting for a total of 90 hours. The practice placement site is chosen to complement the course selection and certificate designation, and should take place in a multi-cultural setting. This experience emphasizes a generic approach with a focus on the establishment of a knowledge base, cultural awareness, initial skill development and an understanding of professional expectations. Weekly seminars assist students to make a connection between theory and their practice while building proficiency at self-evaluation.


Prerequisite(s):

  • C in ENG-116 and C in all 1st term courses
  • Admittance to the Educational Assistant / Community Support, Indigenous Focus Certificate program.

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