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Begin a rewarding and challenging career in Social Services with Sprott Shaw College’s Community Support Worker (CSW) – Social Services program.
Youth are particularly vulnerable and children with special needs, pregnant teenagers, homeless youth, and those who battle substance abuse, need caring adults in their lives. The need for support workers with post-secondary education is expected to grow in the area of First Nations outreach and community development.
What you will learn in this program:
This Community Support Worker program at Sprott Shaw College includes the Nonviolent Crisis Intervention© Seminar using the Crisis Prevention Institute© curriculum. Students will be able to take the exam to become Blue Card™ endorsed.
The Community Support Worker – Social Services program also consists of a 4-week practicum, which enables students to work alongside social workers and other health care professionals to solidify learned theory, methods, skills and ethics.
Community Support Workers are employed by social service and government agencies, group homes and correctional facilities as: