Evergreen College, Toronto Campus:
Begin a rewarding career in the field of Community & Social Work with Evergreen College in Toronto! We offer a 44-week Community Service Worker diploma that will help you to make a positive impact in the lives of others. You will have the option to attend classes in the morning, evening, or choose our weekend option. Through our voluntary work placement, you can earn plenty of hands-on, practical experience in a real work setting before you graduate. Financial aid may be available for qualifying students. Registered as a private career college, our campus is located only 1 minute from King Subway Station, and is easily accessible for students from throughout the GTA. Evergreen College also has campuses in Brampton, Mississauga and Scarborough, Ontario. Email: Contact us belowCommunity Service Worker Diploma
Course Duration: 44 weeks of full-time study
As a Professional Community Service Worker, you will provide essential assistance and insight to community organizations. You will also advocate for and aid persons with special needs. This diploma course aims to provide highly-focussed training and experience in counselling skills, social science, life span development, and social work theory and practice. It focuses on addressing family issues, substance abuse, multicultural backgrounds, gender, disability, sexual orientation, etc. You will learn how to help people to promote their rights and meet their responsibilities in ways that empower them.
Students will acquire the necessary abilities to accomplish the following tasks:
- Assess individual, family, group or community needs
- Apply effective communication and interactive skills
- Create and maintain a helping relationship
- Identify and mobilize community resources relevant to client’s need
- Set goals and develop appropriate intervention methods
- Implement strategies to increase client’s problem-solving abilities
Community Service Workers are employed in many areas including government agencies, social services, community services, juvenile residential facilities, addiction treatment centres, mental health agencies, school boards, group homes, correctional facilities and more.
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