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Social Work

Pre-Accreditation Received from the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE)

A crowd of people in a market square with the focus on one person looking at the cameraA career in the field of social work is both challenging and rewarding. Social workers are essential to the health and well-being of our society, providing communities, families and individuals the necessary supports and services to meet basic human needs, all while working towards creating the conditions necessary for social change and equality. Through this program’s interdisciplinary curriculum grounded in social justice, human rights, and cultural humility, you will develop a strong foundation of clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and social responsibility. If you apply and succeed in entering our competitive professional years in years 3 and 4, you will have the opportunity to focus exclusively on social work theory and practice. 

Degree Type

  • B.S.W.

The Trent Advantage

  • Benefit from 720 hours of hands-on placement in the professional years program, working with mental health associations, sexual assault centres, community counselling, shelters, social services and more
  • Develop the vision, knowledge, and skills necessary for ethical practice in the field by working along-side renowned leaders and researchers in the field
  • Graduate from an accredited social work program that qualifies you for success in your chosen social work career path

Popular Courses

Career Paths

  • Social Worker
  • Counselling
  • Community Developer
  • Child Welfare
  • Mental Health Counselling
  • Social Policy Analyst