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Graduate Certificates: Clinical Social Work Practice

Important Dates

2022 Terms

Academic Life

Registration & Course Enrolment

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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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Curriculum Plan

Fall 2021

  • SOWK 610.06 - Health & Wellness in Later Life
  • SOWK 612.06 - Aging in Place

Winter 2022

  • SOWK 614.06: Fostering Inclusion of Older Adults
  • SOWK 616.06: Supporting Transitions in Later Life

Residency Schedule

Calgary campus

Fridays: 6 - 9 pm | Saturdays and Sundays: 9 am - 4 pm

Fall 2021

  • September 24 - 26, 2021 [moved online due to COVID-19]
  • November 19 - 21, 2021 [moved online due to COVID-19]

Winter 2022

  • February 4 - 6, 2022 [moved online due to COVID-19]
  • March 18 - 20, 2022 [moved online]
Calgary 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