Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning

Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated

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School:Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Faculty:School of Social and Community Services
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Developmental Services Worker
Description:Humber’s Developmental Services Worker (DSW) – Accelerated diploma program teaches you skills to effectively promote the physical, mental and emotional health of individuals with special needs. You’ll be taught by developmental services experts who are active in the field, in classes with comparatively low student to teacher ratios. Our curriculum is designed with input from the developmental services field ensuring courses are current and relevant.

You’ll begin your studies by learning the stages of human development, the types of developmental disabilities and the range of available community support services for this population. Next, you’ll learn intervention techniques, person-centered planning, abnormal psychology/dual diagnosis, basic pharmacology, supporting people with autism, augmentative forms of communication and effective responses to people who have been abused. Finally, you’ll develop skills in building interpersonal relationships and counselling.
URL:Developmental Services Worker - Accelerated at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
Length:12 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,884
International: $22,236

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 76]

* 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 July 17, 2018

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