Combine practical experience with in-class studies about critical social work perspectives and approaches with our Social Work program, recognized as one of the most progressive and socially responsive programs in Canada.
The Social Work program introduces students to the ethics, theory and practice of critical social work while allowing students to explore practice fields including violence against women, poverty, mental health and addictions, disabilities, social policy, and advocacy among many more. The program offers students the opportunity to acquire their own social work philosophies and skills through in-classroom learning and practicum experiences. Students complete their placements in a wide range of settings, including family and community services facilities.
Faculty: Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Degree: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
Yes (Honours Only)
A Social Work degree from York will provide you with diverse educational background and the foundational knowledge to be successful in a number of fields including hospitals and medical clinics, schools and youth organizations, correctional facilities, community mental health agencies and child welfare agencies.
|Addictions Counsellor||Career Counsellor||Community Developer|
|Family Mediator||Foster Care Supervisor||Housing Facilitator|
|Human Rights Lawyer||Group Therapist||Legal Aid Worker|
|Mental Health Counsellor||Rehabilitation Consultant||Social Worker|