If you have a passion for helping people, are a caring and empathetic person and are looking for an extremely rewarding job, you should consider a career in community and social services. The Community and Social Services Worker diploma program at the National Academy of Health and Business is designed to prepare caring individuals for rewarding and successful careers in community centres, social services, rehabilitation or detoxification facilities, women’s shelters and suicide prevention organizations.
With an excellent mix of in-class, theoretical teaching and practical, hands-on training that will mimic the expectations of real-world jobs, NAHB offers exceptional, world class training designed to prepare students for a multitude of careers in community services. Students will graduate with exceptional skills, knowledge and confidence that will enable them to find an exceptional and rewarding career as a community services worker.
The Community Services Worker Diploma Course Concentration:
The extensive Community Services Worker diploma program covers a wide range of skills, from general administrative and software skills to specialized community service skills like harm prevention and counseling. Some of the skills our courses will touch on include:
- Community Support Services
- Law for Community Workers
- Self Care and Team Building
- Crisis Intervention
- Communication Essentials
- Business Communications
- Addictions and Mental Health
- Family Development and Functions
- Case Management
- Social Welfare
- Group Formation and Development
- Conflict Resolution Strategies
- Advanced Counseling Techniques
- Solution-Focused Intervention
- CPR / First Aid
- And More
The Community Services Worker diploma program at NAHB is 41 weeks long and includes an 11-week job placement.
NAHB Funding Options
Students in the Community Services Worker Diploma program are eligible for up to five different funding options, including the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP), Employment Insurance, Second Career Payment Plans and even loans facilitated by us.