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Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Payment

Payment is accepted by cheque, money order, MasterCard®, Visa®, or Professional Development Dollars. To pay by credit card select "Register for a Workshop" for online payment. For all other payment methods, contact the Professional Development office at 519.884.0710 x5234. Cheques, made payable to Wilfrid Laurier University, can be mailed to:

Wilfrid Laurier University
Faculty of Social Work Professional Development
120 Duke Street West
Kitchener, Ontario, N2H 3W8

Registration cannot be confirmed until payment has been received.

Receipts

If you are registering online, please keep a copy of your receipt for your records. Additional receipts are not issued by the Professional Development office. If you are eligible to claim a tax credit for tuition fees, your receipt will be required as proof of enrolment. Please note that the T2202A form (Tuition and Education Amounts Certificate) is not issued for courses offered through Professional Development.

Discounts

You may qualify for discounts:

  • Four + Discount: Register for four or more workshops in 2017/18 and receive a 10% discount on the cost of each workshop. You must register and pay for all workshops at the same time; discount is not cumulative. Contact the Professional Development office to receive this discount.
  • Student Discount: Current full-time students registered in any program at a postsecondary institution receive a 50% discount on the cost of any workshop. Enter the discount code when registering online to receive this discount.

Note: The CBT certificate is not eligible for discounts.

Locations

  • Kitchener: Wilfrid Laurier University's Faculty of Social Work, 120 Duke Street West, Kitchener.
    • There are a number of convenient city parking garages that offer daily parking rates. See the City of Kitchener website for parking lot locations. Kitchener City Hall is the closest parking garage to our campus.
  • Brantford: Wilfrid Laurier University's Brantford campus, 73 George Street, Brantford. 
    • Parking is available in paid public lots on campus. See the campus map for locations of these lots.
  • London: Best Western Plus Lamplighter Inn, 591 Wellington Road, London.
  • Barrie: Four Points by Sheraton, 60 Bryne Drive, Barrie.
  • Milton: Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 2750 High Point Drive, Milton.

Refunds and Cancellations

All cancellations must be received in writing at fswprofessionaldevelopment@wlu.ca. Workshops and courses cancelled by the Professional Development office are eligible for a full refund.

Two Weeks Prior to Start Date

Cancellations received prior to two weeks before the start date of the workshop are eligible for a full refund, minus a $50 administration fee. You can also send a colleague in your place or change your registration to another workshop in the same academic year with no administration fee.

Less Than Two Weeks Prior to Start Date

Cancellations received less than two weeks before the start date of the workshop are eligible for a credit, minus a $50 administration fee. You can also change your registration to another workshop or send a colleague in your place with no administration fee.

Day Before

Cancellations received the business day before a workshop are eligible for a 50% credit. You can also send a colleague in your place for no administration fee.

Non-Attendance

Cancellations the day of the workshop, or non-attendance, are not eligible for a refund or credit.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Certificate

Cancellations up to two weeks prior to the start date are subject to a $50 administration fee. Cancellations within two weeks of the start date are not eligible for a refund or credit.

Cancellations Due to Weather

The Professional Development program will follow Laurier's decision regarding inclement weather. If the university is closed, all Professional Development workshops and courses are also cancelled. If courses are cancelled due to inclement weather, we will do our best to reschedule the date. If you cannot attend on that date, you will be eligible for a full refund.

Contact Us:

Lynne Jordan, Coordinator, Professional Development

E: ljordan@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x5265

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