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Developmental Service Worker

Are you a caring and empathetic person? Do you want a career that allows you to make a real difference to the lives of those in need? If so, becoming a development service worker could be the ideal path for you. Working with people of all ages in a number of diverse environments, these skilled professionals provide a range of assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families within their community.

CTS Canadian Career College’s 52-week Developmental Support Worker program provides students with the skills and experience to perform this important role. Topics covered in the course include:

  • Basic Psychology
  • Pharmacology and Assisting with Medications
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention – CPI
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Examining Autism and FASD
  • Communication Strategies for the DSW
  • Health and Wellness in Developmental Service Work
  • Interprofessional Collaboration for Health Providers
  • And much more!

You will also gain 250 hours of valuable on-the-job experience through separate community and facility placements, allowing you bolster your resume while learning to apply your skills in real-world situations.

Graduates of this program can find work in a wide range of social service settings, such as community agencies, seniors’ centres, hospitals, non-profit organizations, outreach homes, educational environments, recreational centres, and in respite care settings, among other places.

Interested in a rewarding career as a developmental service worker?

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Find out what your personality is like and discover your traits, worries & concerns about taking the next step to study at school towards a new and rewarding career. this quick and easy assessment will provide you with some insight into what to focus on and what you might need to watch out for to best prepare you for your new career and school goals!

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