St. Clair College

Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated

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Program Information

School:St. Clair College
Faculty:Thames Campus
Field of Study:Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
Description:This post-graduate program provides individuals with an opportunity to complete the Developmental Services Worker diploma program in an intensive ten month period. This additional background allows for a combination of skills important in the DSW field. Developmental Services Worker graduates specialize in supporting children, adults and seniors with developmental and intellectual disabilities in all aspects of life in their communities. Courses focus on interpersonal and counseling skills, teaching life skills, community involvement, positive behavioural supports, mental health intervention and pharmacology.
URL:Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated at St. Clair College
Length:11 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $22,161
Careers:Addiction CounsellorsCommunity and Social Service Workers

Admission Requirements


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

    Applicants required: a University Degree in Humanities or Social Science with at least one course in Introductory Psychology and Developmental Psychology or a Diploma in Early Childhood Education, Child and Youth Worker or Educational Support.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      St. Clair College will continue to accept applications after the Equal Consideration Dates on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of available seats (oversubscribed), completed applications received at by the Equal Consideration date will receive first consideration.

      * 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 August 16, 2021