The program enlightens students about various family dynamics and how it impacts the development of children and young adults, exploring the issues that are relevant at each stage of development including the challenges of puberty, sexual awareness, psychological and social issues. Furthermore, understanding the pathophysiology of addiction is studied to aid CSWs provide sufferers with the support necessary to help them on their journey to recovery. Our seasoned instructors help prospective CSWs in developing the right communication and counseling techniques, helping individuals navigate the complexities of their relationships with others. We train you to be knowledgeable in terms of palliative care support to the terminally ill as well as their families. And, with recognizing and managing some mental illnesses using the right psychosocial skills. Our diploma qualifies you to work in the following fields:
- Assisted Living Facility and Group Home Worker
- Respite Worker
- Child/Young Adult Worker
- Teenage Pregnancy Worker
- Women’s Shelter Worker
- Newcomers Service Worker
- Adult Care Worker
- Community Access Worker
- Youth Support Worker
- Employment Programs
- Public Schools
The course delivery is aimed at giving the students industry relevant skills and techniques to meet the demands of the field. By the end of their program, students should have acquired the following:
- Effective counseling skills that deal with the different problem areas that vulnerable individuals struggle with.
- Understanding the pathophysiology of substance abuse and knowing the recent industry standard methods of management.
- Knowledge of the different stages of development as well as possible challenges faced at each stage for both children and adolescents.
- Provision of quality palliative and respite care while also providing support for the families involved.
- Understanding the effects of living with mental illnesses.
- Equipped with the right knowledge and skills for crisis intervention.
- Connecting individuals with the right access to social and community support, resources and services.