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Community Services Worker

Program Overview

Community Services Worker Training in Toronto

*This program is available at our Toronto campus and through online learning* 

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!

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.

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.

Certificate courses featured in the Community Services Worker program: First Aid and CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate.

Program length: 12 months (20 hours/week, M-TH) includes 8 week internship

**If you have a post-secondary degree/diploma or related experience you may be interested in our Kompass Professional Development – Community Mental Health online certificate**

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