Settlement Practice

Posted: 08.09.2015 10:47

This program has been made possible through the kind generosity of Buddha’s Light International Association of Toronto.

The Certificate Program in Settlement Practice is intended for front-line workers, and program managers working in settlement agencies, as well as individuals interested in working within a settlement organization.


To learn more about the Settlement Practice program, please watch the following videos:

What is Settlement Practice?

What are some challenges newcomers face?

How to get involved in settlement work?




Prospective students must have a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited University.



Certificate Requirements


Students must complete all six modules in order to obtain the Certificate in Settlement Practice.




Individuals who do not wish to obtain the Certificate may register for any module(s) within the program.


Questions can be directed to Settlement Practice program coordinator, Leny Prabhu at leny.prabhu@utoronto.ca.

If you require financial assistance to register in the Settlement Practice certificate program, please contact us at fsw.conted@utoronto.ca.


Please click on the module title for more information:



Fri, Sep 18 — Sat, Sep 19, 2015 SETL1 — Basic Introduction to Settlement Work
Fri, Oct 2 — Sat, Oct 3, 2015 SETL2 — Counselling & Social Skills
Fri, Nov 6 — Sat, Nov 7, 2015 SETL3 — Information & Referral
Fri, Dec 4 — Sat, Dec 5, 2015 SETL4 — Program Planning & Evaluation
Fri, Jan 22 — Sat, Jan 23, 2016 SETL5 — Group Work in Settlement Practice
Fri, Feb 5 — Sat, Feb 6, 2016 SETL6 — Special Populations & Culture