Herzing College - Ottawa

Community Services Worker

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Program Information

School:Herzing College - Ottawa
Faculty:School of Health Care
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Social Work
Description:

Community Services Workers help clients to deal with personal and social problems. They also plan and carry out various 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 knowledge and skills to provide many types of assistance to people and communities. Areas of study include addictions, psychology, sociology, mental health, Canadian family dynamic, professional skills, counselling and interviewing techniques, business communications and report writing Notes: certificates featured in program: MS 100 First Aid and CPR. Twelve months long, includes an eight week-long internship.

URL:Community Services Worker at Herzing College - Ottawa
Length:1030 Hour(s)
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial 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.

    A person who has a Secondary V degree or a D.E.P., or has received instruction deemed acceptable by the College and who meets one of the following requirements may be admitted to a program leading to an A.E.C.: - The person's studies have been interrupted for at least two consecutive terms or one school year. - The person is covered by an agreement entered into by the College and an employer or by a government program. - The person has completed at least one year of post-secondary studies spread over a period of one year or more.

    Application Notes : Minimum of a Canadian high-school grade 12 or equivalent, or a mature student. Applicants must pass an entrance assessment administered by Herzing College and complete a detailed interview regarding interest in the field.

    * 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 21, 2019