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Continuing Education

Certificate of Continuing Studies

Human Services Management and Leadership
This program supplements the education and experience social workers (BSW/MSW) and allied human service professionals have working in human service organizations, and emphasizes specialized knowledge that relates specifically to the conditions of these workplaces and their context of service delivery and innovation.

This program provides a secularized approach to the traditional Buddhist practice. Designed in such a way that it can be applied to many different areas of professional and personal life, SCS courses are taught by instructors who have a wide range and depth of experience in a variety of disciplines.

More information on Human Services and Social Work courses can be found on the School of Continuing Studies website.

Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC)

Knowledge and Skills for Dementia Care: the SSLD Approach
Professor A. Ka Tat Tsang
This course covers the continuum of senior services and support across different settings, including, private caregiving, community services, and institutionalized residential care. Course components are designed to equip learners with practical knowledge regarding dementia and dementia care.

The Arts and Science of Relationships: Understanding Human Needs
Professor A. Ka Tat Tsang
An introduction to the basic concepts of The Strategies and Skills Learning and Development System (SSLD), their relevance for every day relationships and provide advanced concepts for participants who work in fields of social work and health care.

The Social Context of Mental Health and Illness
Professor Charmaine Williams
Learn how social factors promote mental health, influence the onset and course of mental illness, and affect how mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated.