Community Support Worker
This program is available on campus, completely online, and in our hybrid Flex-Ed format
For Residents of Alberta we are happy to assist you in person at our new Edmonton Online Student Support Centre.
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Community Support Workers 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, development, business communications and report writing.
Program length: 11 months (20 hours/week, M-TH) includes 4 week internship
Delivery: Winnipeg campus, online learning or hybrid (Flex-Ed)
**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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