Community and Health Services Navigation (CHSN)
Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 3 semesters | Barrydowne
The Community and Health Services Navigation Program will provide individuals with the skills required to support clients to navigate complex social service and medical systems. Community and Health Services Navigators work within the Healthcare system, Social Welfare system, or Justice system, assisting clients with advocacy efforts, treatment plans, ethical decision-making, and funding sources.
Graduate of a recognized two- or three-year postsecondary program.
Applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English proficiency. Cambrian College accepts the TEOFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.
This program will be delivered in the following terms:
Fall Term Start
- SEMESTER 1 Fall 2018
- SEMESTER 2 Winter 2019
- SEMESTER 3 Spring 2019
For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2018-19 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 2018.
Program of Study
|COM 1003||Interp Comm. and Conflict Res.||3|
|SYS 1005||Systems Navigation||3|
|HEA 1023||Social Determinants of Health||3|
|HEA 1029||Health and Wellness||3|
|SYS 1006||Navigator Fundamentals||3|
|One of the following Elective courses:||3|
|Introduction To Gerontology||3|
|Intro to Indigenous Studies||3|
|CAT 1000||Advocacy Ethical Dec. Making||3|
|HEA 1061||Wellness Coaching||3|
|COM 1004||Comm. for Client Care||3|
|PSY 1003||Concurrent Disorders, Mental Health Addictions||3|
|One of the following Elective courses:|
|Ind Perspectives on Care 2||3|
Must have taken GER1200 in semester 1.
Must have taken SOC1007 in semester 1.
Tuition and Ancillary Fees
Please see http://cambriancollege.ca/fees for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.
Books & Supplies
The cost of books and supplies is under review for Year 1. The information will be updated on the website upon further review of the program.
Navigators work in many fields, such as healthcare or the social service or justice sectors.
Care Coordinator / Complex Care Coordinator
Elder Care Coordinator
Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.