Pathway development in Social Work for OSHKI-WENJACK learners

Lakehead University

Collaborators: Oshki-Pumache-O-Win: The Wenjack Education Institute, Sault College, and Canadore College

The purpose of this project is to explore options for developing one or more seamless pathways for OSHKI-WENJACK students in the Social Service Worker - Native Specialization (Sault College partner) and Indigenous Wellness and Addictions Prevention (Canadore College partner) diploma programs into Lakehead University’s Honours Bachelor of Social Work program. This project serves as the next step towards addressing the need for postsecondary educated Social Workers in the 49 Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities.