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Community Support Worker

Type

Certificate

Duration

48 Weeks

About the Course

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of addiction and become familiar with the major substances of abuse and their impact on the body

  • Understand the mental and social aspects of aging, including their effect on information processing, relationships, personality and more

  • Understand the impact of chronic illness and developmental disabilities on aging and social work for persons with disabilities

  • Learn counselling and support techniques for working with children, youth, and adults

  • Acquire the knowledge and skills to implement Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) care plans for adults and children

  • Develop the essential knowledge, skills, and attributes needed to provide excellent palliative care to those who are dying as well as provide support for their families

  • Develop the knowledge and skills to perform psychosocial rehabilitation and care planning for individuals and families dealing with mental illness

Domestic Tuition

$10,000

International Tuition

$14,000

Start Date

Ongoing

Course List

  • Supported Educational Assistant

  • Essential Life Skills

  • Introduction to Human Services

  • Communication Skills for Counselling

  • Counselling Theories

  • Understanding Addictions

  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Care Planning

  • Applied Behavioural Analysis

  • Mental Health

  • Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

  • Group Counselling Foundations

  • Gerontology and End of Life Care

  • Self Care

  • Family Systems Theory

  • Child and Adolescent Growth and Development

  • MS Office Applications

  • Career Preparation

  • Interpersonal Communication, Recording and Reporting

  • Youth at Risk

  • Ethical Practice and Legislation

  • Indigenous Studies

  • Understanding Cultural and Social Differences

  • Community Support Worker Practicum

Keyboard

Admission to courses differs per the status of the student.

Learn more about our admission requirements

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