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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...

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  • 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...

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...

Permaculture is the conscious design of landscapes which mimic the diversity, stability, and resilience of natural ecosystems and the relationships found in nature while yielding an abundance of food, fiber and energy for the provision of local needs.  Permaculture is the use of systems thinking and design principles to provide the...

Credits:
3.0

This course builds an understanding of strengths and weaknesses of conventional approaches to development, and the rationale for alternative approaches.  We will study the varying interpretations of community and development and learn what is essential for creating local economic development strategies.  Sustainable Community Development will...

Credits:
3.0

This women's studies course provides an introductive exploration of the key concepts and definitions critical to understanding equality for all peoples and how equality impacts any sustainable development initiative. Women and girls make up more than half the world’s population and are often deeply impacted by poverty, climate change, food...

Credits:
3.0

The capstone project provides an opportunity for students to focus on a problem in sustainability and draw together learning from both the program and prior experiences to focus on comprehensive research-based solutions. The approach to the capstone project is multidisciplinary, covering at least two aspects of sustainability and approved by...

Credits:
3.0

An introductory course in Canadian income tax covering: the computation of income from employment, from business and from property, including capital gains and losses, as well as capital cost allowances; computation of taxable income for individuals, partnerships and corporations. 

This course examines Canada Revenue Agency requirements for reporting for taxes in business applications. Through problem solving and practical application, the student will analyze and apply required income and taxes payable reporting processes legislated by the Canada Revenue Agency. Students will perform computations of net income, taxable...

Credits:
3.0

The course will provide participants study in all aspects of practical and personal skills that may be required in working in tourism and hospitality situations. Course work will provide students with skills and knowledge that will make them more employable in the tourism job market.

Credits:
3.0

This course provides an overview of the tourism industry and its role in the economy. The background, sustainability and growth of the industry, an understanding of the visitor, and the organizations and associations that shape the industry, will be introduced. Tourism is an “industry of industries,” with many organizations, types of businesses...

Credits:
3.0

This course outlines the major aspects of planning and organizing special events and festivals, with a focus on local regional tourism opportunities. The major topics include: Introduction to Event Management, Concept and Design, Feasibility, Marketing, Promotion, and Financial Management Aspects, etc.

Credits:
3.0

This course is designed to increase the awareness and sensitivity of participants to their own and other cultures.  The course develops knowledge and demonstrable skills in cross cultural settings. Issues related to cultural sustainability within contexts of tourism will be discussed.

Credits:
3.0

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