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Graduate Certificate: Clinical Social Work Practice

Important Dates

2024 Terms

Academic Life

Registration & Course Enrolment

Information on registration dates and responsibilities.

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Schedules and locations of graduate courses in each program as well as textbook links. 

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Course Outlines

Course descriptions, learning outcomes, required reading and course assessments (assignments and exams).

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Student Services

Student Accessibility Services

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Academic Support

My GradSkills offers learning and writing support along with a range of helpful workshop and mentoring opportunities. 

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Fees & Financial Information

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Community-Informed Practice for Health and Well-being

Community-Informed Practice for Health and Well-being

Curriculum Plan

Fall 2024:

  • SOWK 661: Theoretical and Philosophical Perspectives for Community-based Health and Wellness
  • SOWK 663: Community-based Practice Models and Clinical Assessment for Community-based Health and Wellness

Winter 2025:

  • SOWK 664: Community-based Health and Wellness Approaches I
  • SOWK 668: Community-based Health and Wellness Approaches II

Residency Schedule

Edmonton campus

Friday: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. | Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

*there are regularly scheduled online lectures weekday evenings in addition to residencies
Note: residency dates are tentative and subject to change

Fall 2024

  • Sept. 6 - 7, 2024 (On campus)
  • Nov. 22 - 23, 2024 (Virtual)

Winter 2025

  • Jan. 24 - 25, 2025 (On campus)
  • March 21 - 22, 2025 (Virtual)
Enterprise Square

Studying at our Edmonton campus

Our campus is located on the 3rd floor of Enterprise Square in downtown Edmonton. Follow this link for information on our campus. 

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Credential Earned

You will be awarded a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Social Work Practice after successful completion.


Your certificate consists of four integrated courses (12 units) completed over the fall and winter semesters (8 months). You must adhere to the prescribed sequence of courses.

"Laddering" Into the MSW Program - After completing a certificate in Advanced Social Work Practice and a Specialization certificate, students can apply to the Master of Social Work program.  Learn more