Trillium College - Kingston

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Community & Developmental Service Worker

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Program Information

School:Trillium College - Kingston
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Developmental Services Worker
Description:Trillium College’s Community & Developmental Service Worker (CDSW) diploma program gives you the knowledge, practical skills and confidence to offer support as a community service worker. A community & developmental service worker can work along side a social worker who assists people of all ages with mental and physical disabilities or who face challenges with mental health and / or addictions. A service worker is trained to help those who struggle with a variety of social challenges.

This program gives you the skills needed to work as part of a social support team that works with individuals or community groups by facilitating appropriate social, physical and mental health services. You will develop skills as a community & developmental service worker in client assessment, client education, referral procedures, and effective monitoring of client treatments.
URL:Community & Developmental Service Worker at Trillium College - Kingston
Length:13 Month(s)
Careers:Community 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 are required to have a Grade 12 diploma or equivalent, or passing score on the Wonderlic SLE entrance exam.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]
    Application Notes : The results from different forms of ESL testing can be submitted along with your application. If English isn’t your first language, one of the following tests is required: CAEL A minimum overall score of 60 is required. IELTS A minimum overall band of 6.0, with no test score below 5.5, is required. TOEFL Paper-based Test – A minimum score of 550 is required. Internet-based Test – A minimum score of 80, with no single score below 20, is required. Please note that our institution code for TOEFL is 7371. Some programs have specific ESL benchmarks that are required for entry.

    * 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 October 11, 2019