|Field of Study:||Community Health Services/Liaison/Counselling
|Description:||As a Community Support Worker/Special Needs Assistant graduate you will work with developmentally and psychiatrically disabled children and adults as one-to-one workers and in group home settings. The Community Support Worker program offers both theory and practice associated with providing emotional support, assistance with activities of daily living, team approach care, conflict resolution, strategies for independent living and behaviour assessment and management.
Theory and practice will prepare you to work as a caring individual who can assist clients/residents to have opportunity to work toward their maximum level of self-reliance and interdependence. This exciting and challenging career will allow you to work in non-government organizations, government and private agencies, residential care homes for children, youth and adults, and supported employment settings.