This program provides health and community services professionals and students with the knowledge and skills to build interdisciplinary community partnerships and to understand the challenges of developing and sustaining such partnerships. Through practical examples and case studies, students will develop community facilitation skills.

Who Should Enrol?

This course series will appeal to those working in health and community services such as registered early childhood educators, home child care consultants, nurses, child and youth care workers, social workers, occupational therapists, therapeutic recreation specialists, community and social service workers, urban planners, and food and nutrition specialists.

Program Design

Students who complete this course series will be able to:

  • identify and describe key theories and concepts of community development and community engagement that can be applied across disciplines
  • demonstrate understanding of community-participatory principles through practical application and examples
  • assess the characteristics of successful community-led development to determine the skills and techniques necessary for facilitating successful and sustainable community management

Course Series Requirements

  • Successful completion of 2 required courses
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Contact Us

Questions? Contact Amy Clements-Cortes, Academic Coordinator.

Email:  cotesam@ryerson.ca

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