Academy of Learning Career College - Nova Scotia

Community Service Worker With Addictions Worker Specialty

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Program Information

School:Academy of Learning Career College - Nova Scotia
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Substance Abuse/Addiction Counselling
Description:With the aging population, the tremendous advancements in technology, and our demand for the best quality of life, the healthcare industry is facing a growing shortage of well-trained personnel. Throughout the North American healthcare industry, there is an acute need to increase the size of the workforce and raise the skill level of that workforce.

A well-trained Community Service and Addictions Worker (CSW) is equipped with a flexible, adaptable career. Social and community service workers administer and implement a variety of social assistance programs and community services specializing in addictions. They assist clients to address personal and social problems. They are employed by social service and government agencies, mental health agencies, group homes, shelters, substance abuse centres, school boards, correctional facilities, and other establishments.

URL:Community Service Worker With Addictions Worker Specialty at Academy of Learning Career College - Nova Scotia
Length:52 Week(s)
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsSocial and Community Service Workers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must have Grade 12 or equivalent or Mature Student Status, possess a strong command of the English language and be able to follow instructions.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check Completion of Wonderlic SLE admission test with minimum score of 18 Adequate level of physical health to be able to fulfill job requirements

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on June 11, 2019