What format are the courses in?
The courses are self-directed, and the student chooses their own pace. The only provision is that courses must be completed within 12 weeks. Great care has been taken to ensure high-quality content delivery and learning…without the use of a lecture hall. You will receive a “pass/fail” grade determined by the quality
of the assignments turned in; if you exert a reasonable amount of effort, you should have no problem passing the course.
Will I have contact with an Instructor?
Yes. A teaching team is in the background marking your assignments and providing feedback weekly. The teaching team is a highly experienced group of instructors and will personalize the course with you week by week.
Who are the Instructors?
The courses use a teaching team of MSW or higher designations, and who are also veteran practitioners. All are qualified to teach at the graduate level, and all have strong experience in both clinical work and teaching and/or supervising.
How does the software work?
One you pay your registration, you will receive an email to the address you provided, which will open the course to you. You will receive that email within seven days, and you can begin your studies right away. You will need a reliable internet connection to do so.
Does the course offer any financial aid?
Not at this time. However, all students will receive a receipt. If you wish, you can also request the issuance of a T-2202 (or Tuition, Education and Textbook Amounts Certificate), which is an income tax form issued annually that recognizes education-related activity within the tax (calendar) year. It shows the amount of tuition paid that may be claimed for income tax purposes. You must request this specifically from Adler in time to file your annual income tax - it is not issued automatically.
Who is the contact person for the online courses?
Students may contact the Dean of Continuing Education, Ms. Beatrice Traub-Werner, for specific questions:
Beatrice Traub-Werner, MSW, RSW
Dean, Continuing Education
Adler Graduate Professional School
890 Yonge Street, 9th floor,
Tel: 416-923-4419 ext. 503