Community Support Worker Diploma

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Are you looking for a career that enables you to make a difference in the lives of others?  A career as Community Support Worker enables you to do just that by providing safe and competent care for those in need. 

Community Support Worker Program Information

The Community Support Worker diploma program is designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills you need to be able to provide physical, psychological and social support.

The Community Support Worker courses enable you to:

  • Gain an understanding of Adolescent Growth and Development enabling you to provide guidance and assistance through this crucial period life
  • Learn to assist with activities of daily living and safety in the role of a special needs assistant in a classroom
  • Acquire counselling techniques for children, youth and adults
  • Gain an understanding of the nature of addictions
  • Gain insight into the various issues associated with mental illness
  • Understand Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) and how to implement an ABA care plan
  • Understand the physical, mental and social aspects of aging and the common challenges associated with end-of-life care


Why Robertson College’s CSW Program?

  • Earn your diploma in less than a year and start working sooner*
  • Benefit from one-on-one attention from instructors available with smaller class sizes
  • Integrate theory learned in the classroom into practice with the practicum
  • Robertson College offers multiple intakes throughout the year so you can start your program whenever you want

*Program length varies by location


The CSW program is available at these locations:

  • Online
  • Calgary
  • Edmonton
  • Winnipeg

Learn more about the Robertson College and the Community Support Worker  program here!

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