Course Series in Interdisciplinary Studies: Community Partnerships

Coming in Fall 2017!

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.

See detailed course information for the Course Series in Interdisciplinary Studies: Community Partnerships.

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

Professional Development Award

Those who successfully complete this course series are eligible to earn a Professional Development Award from The G. Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education.

Connect With Us

For more information about this new course series launching in Fall 2017, contact Amy Clements-Cortes, Academic Coordinator, Interdisciplinary Studies, at cortesam@ryerson.ca.

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