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Homeless Shelter Worker Certificate OSAP ELIGIBLE

Program Code 7763
Program Name Homeless Shelter Worker Certificate OSAP ELIGIBLE
Description Students taking this Certificate will learn about the complexities and challenges of homelessness. Students will learn about the diverse populations in Toronto and across Ontario who are precariously housed, as well as the history of homelessness, and the factors that contribute to homelessness. Students will develop and demonstrate core attributes that are critical to working alongside individuals who are experiencing homelessness. Students will learn key skills to help navigate complex service systems, building on their current skill set in providing support. Students will learn how their support is critical to promoting change in the life of an individual or family experiencing homelessness. The course will also introduce key knowledge areas of support including approaches that explore the complexities that contribute or lead to transitional and/chronic homelessness.

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Admission Requirements This program offers two platforms of learning. Our OSAP funded program runs for 8 weeks on campus at the Ashtonbee location . Classes are on Saturdays from 10 am-4pm and is facilitated by instructors who are subject matter experts in shelter service delivery approaches. We also offer the same program online (non OSAP funded) that is virtual lead classes via zoom that runs for 16 weeks with classes running from 6:30pm-9:30pm on Mondays/Wednesdays.
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Mandatory Courses

Course Code Course Name
CSCE-100 Working In The Homeless Shelter System