1 Year - 2 Semesters
Ontario College Graduate Certificate
Campus: Sault Ste. Marie

Overview

This Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides professionals with specialized knowledge and skills in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and service delivery to individuals, families and groups at risk for, or living with, FASD. The Sault College program is available as a part-time studies program.

This initiative is designed for professionals to provide knowledge and skills to improve FASD services, to impact policy development and to understand the complex challenges facing families, individuals and communities at risk for, or living with, FASD. Effective prevention and intervention strategies, research and professionalism are emphasized so that services may be delivered in a respectful and culturally competent manner toward achieving balance and harmony in the context of holistic health and healing of all community members.

Requirements & Program Information

Admission Requirements:

- Ontario College Diploma

- Ontario College Advanced Diploma

- Private Career College Diploma (MTCU approved)

- Degree

- Or equivalent

Ideally in one of the following areas:

- Health care

- Social or human services

- Education

- Childcare

- Criminal justice

Individual FASD course work may be undertaken at the discretion of the College.

Career Path

Graduates will find employment in a wide range of occupational fields providing service to individuals, families and communities:

- Health services

- Social service agencies/social work

- Developmental services support

- Education

- Criminal justice; corrections; policing

- Infant, child and youth organizations and service delivery agencies/facilities

- Home care and respite services

Contact

Program Contact: Lori Crosson, (705) 759-2554 ext 2442, lori.crosson@saultcollege.ca 

This program is being sponsored by the North East Aboriginal Partnership, FASD program and is in partnership with Kenjgwein-Teg. There are only 20 spots available so apply today. Please note students are responsible for purchasing their own textbooks for the program. For more information on determining your eligibility for sponsorship, please contact the Continuing Education department at continuingeducation@saultcollege.ca.
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