Community Services Worker Training in Ottawa
Community Services Workers may interview, counsel, and assist clients to deal with personal and social problems. They may also organize and implement a variety of community programs and services. Individuals in this role may be responsible for preparing intake reports, referring clients to other social services, admitting clients to appropriate programs, and meeting with clients to evaluate treatments/plans and progress.
Watch this short video for an overview of healthcare careers that you could begin with a diploma from Herzing College. Learn about typical professional responsibilities and discover which healthcare career suits you best!
This program provides students with the necessary knowledge and practical skills to provide many types of assistance to people in the community. Areas of study include addictions, psychology, sociology, mental health, Canadian family dynamic, professional skills, counselling and interviewing techniques, business communications and report writing.
Certificates featured in the Community Services Worker program: MS 100 First Aid and CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate, A.S.I.S.T. Certificate (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training), Elder Abuse Prevention Training Certificate.
Program length: 12 months, includes 8 week internship