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This course is a sociological introduction to rural communities. Theoretical approaches to understanding rural communities are presented. One general emphasis will be on the sustainability of rural communities. This course will emphasize some local problems specific to rural communities in our region and explore possibilities for social change...

Credits:
3.0

This course is an introduction to environmental sociology. Environmental sociology focuses on the interaction of human society with the natural environment. The course highlights the social organization involved in environmental problems and responses to them. Various sociological perspectives are used to analyze the social organization of...

Credits:
3.0

Why do some teachers enjoy peaceful, orderly classrooms while other teachers face daily discipline battles? The answer is that many teachers have not been taught the secrets to solving discipline problems. This course reveals those secrets and presents a step-by-step approach to effective, positive classroom discipline.Teachers continually rate...

Times:
  • Online at www.ed2go.com/nwcc

Social Science 040, Canada and the Contemporary World, is the equivalent of the Grade 11 Social Studies and is an elective course for an Adult Graduation Diploma. In this course, students will examine the major issues in Canada from 1900 to present.

Credits:
5.0

This is an introductory course that includes classroom instruction and practical experience. Personal protection, chainsaw handling and safe practices are covered. Regular chainsaw maintenance, troubleshooting and minor onsite repairs are also covered.

Hours: 8

Price: $245.75

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Times:
  • HAZ Oct 5 (2018) 8:30am-5pm
  • SMI Oct 22 (2018) 8:30am-5pm

This course introduces the student to the basic processes and content of effective communication. It defines concepts such as self-concept, perception, non-verbal communication and self-awareness. This course is geared toward the Human Service student but may be of interest to those with more advanced training interested in improving their...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces the student to various helping skills. It identifies helping strategies and provides opportunity for the practical application of these skills through role play and structured exercises. Individuals already employed in the social service may find this course beneficial as a refresher course in helping skills.

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces the student to the variety of social and related services provided in the community. Students will have the opportunity of communicating with representatives from social service and related agencies and to develop their awareness as social service worker students. Presentations and discussions with guest speakers as well...

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to continue the preparation of the SSW student for a Block Practicum. It includes further study into the agencies and facilities in the community. The focus of the total program is on networking to ensure the student works in partnership with other agencies, community support groups and professionals in the field.

Credits:
3.0

This course is a full-time placement at an approved agency following the completion of the academic semester. This practicum will allow the student to become thoroughly acquainted with the functions of the agency and to learn to work within the structure of the agency in a social service worker capacity.

Credits:
3.0

This course will provide the student with a basic understanding of group work, theory and practice. Topics of study include the various types of groups, group leadership, stages of group development, ethical issues and cultural issues. Students will research groups, facilitate and participate in a group.

Credits:
3.0

This course examines the historical development of crisis intervention practice and theory.
Several models of crisis intervention are presented with an analysis of their application to
particular areas and fields. Approaches commonly used in working with individuals, families and
communities in crisis (e.g suicide, trauma,...

Credits:
3

This course will introduce the student to the theory and practice of community development. It is a continuation of a series of courses in the theory and practice of helping: interpersonal communication, helpings skills and group work. A social systems perspective will be used to examine how social change is initiated, supported and maintained...

Credits:
3.0

This course introduces the student to the general practice of social work. The general knowledge base and the skills of social work are outlined. Particular emphasis is placed on generalist practice in northern communities. The major work environments of social service workers are analyzed. The general aim is to assist students in evaluating...

Credits:
3.0

The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the social policies and procedures of the Canadian welfare system. Historical and recent developments of social policy are considered. Assessments of the various remedies to policy issues, notably poverty, are also discussed.

Credits:
3.0

This course provides a full-time placement with an approved agency sponsor who shares their expertise and allows the student to experience practical learning in a workplace setting. The student will perform tasks, responsibilities and skills indicated for the approved setting as well as having the opportunity to achieve personal learning goals...

Credits:
3.0

Take your first step toward a career as a gift basket designer! This course will tell you everything you need to know about starting a gift basket business and running it successfully. First, you’ll learn how to make gift baskets that stand out from everyone else’s. Next, you’ll learn how to maximize your profits by pricing your gift baskets...

Times:
  • Online at www.ed2go.com/nwcc

Course Overview 

This Field school will allow students to experience firsthand a local First Nation culture while developing an appreciation for a wide variety of geomorphological processes and landscapes.  The Field School will begin in Terrace where students will gain a foundation in geoscience and anthropology...

SuperHost offers affordable, relevant and quality customer service training for front-line employees in the tourism industry. SuperHost is intended for people who are entering the workforce for the first time or after a significant break, or are fairly new at working in a customer-facing role. It introduces the principles of providing a quality...

Times:
  • RUP Noc 18 (2018) 9am-4pm

In consultation with BC drilling companies, this training has been developed to provide the knowledge and skills necessary to work safely and productively as an entry-level Driller's Helper on a diamond drill. This 11 day course incorporates theory, a number of safety certificates and hands-on practice on a drill.

Course topics include...

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