Diversity and Inclusion

Code: CARD8160

Course description

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.

Course details

Hours: 56
Credits: 4
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.