The career practitioner plays a major role in assisting members of diverse populations to establish career plans and obtain satisfying work. Students will be introduced to how employment fits into the settlement/integration continuum and general characteristics of the process that in the long term, allows newcomers to be full participants in all dimensions of society. A community development approach to providing services is explored involving initial settlement concerns, language instruction, specific employment services and long-term integration issues. Contemporary issues related to race, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, religion, ability, age, nationality and ethnicity will also be explored in this course.
Not all courses are offered each term.Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021. Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021.