Addictions and Community Service Worker Diploma Highlights
Work in the field of community support services is incredibly rewarding. Professionals often express a significant level of job/work satisfaction from the impact and overall difference their work can make in someone's life. Addictions and community support workers hold professional jobs in a wide range of settings including but not limited to, group homes, outreach services, residential treatment facilities, domestic violence shelters, and many other not-for-profit and social service agencies.
Discover key features of the Addictions and Community Service Worker Diploma program:
- Study online with a schedule that seamlessly aligns with your home, work, and other commitments.
- Enhance your communication and technical skills needed to work in the community and assist those who suffer from personal, social, and/or substance issues.
- Learn how to assess clients’ emotional or health related needs, and to develop action plans to support those clients.
- Explore topics such as the basic concepts of psychology, impacts of stigma, effects of trauma throughout the lifespan, crisis interventions, and addiction treatment approaches.
- Recognize disorders and mental health concerns with those at high risk for abuse and violence, vulnerable populations, and more.
- Understanding these core concepts of the helping profession prepares graduates to provide the crucial support their future clients deserve.