Launch a Professional
Social Services Career on
a Global Scale in Only
1.5 Academic Year !

 

Developmental Service Worker

Program Duration: 1.5 Academic Years! (56 weeks)
Accreditations: Evergreen College Diploma

Program Overview:

In only 56 weeks - 1.5 Academic Years! our Developmental Service Worker Diploma Program prepares you for a satisfying career working with people of all ages who have developmental disabilities. As a Developmental Service Worker, you’ll face the challenges and enjoy the rewards from advocating for your clients while ensuring they have the skills, resources and support needed to be involved, supported members of their community.

Evergreen College’s Advantage

During our 56-week program, you’ll learn how to assist your clients by promoting their adaptive skills, maintaining a safe environment for them, modeling and promoting a healthy lifestyle, managing their medication, and applying crisis intervention and other intervention strategies when needed. You’ll also learn to participate in the development and implementation of person-directed life plans, and how to support your clients in the development and maintenance of family, community and other relationships.

With a diploma from Evergreen College, you could be on your way to a new career much sooner than you think!

Career Opportunities

Developmental Service Workers have a number of career opportunities awaiting them. Many are employed by social service and government agencies, mental health agencies, group homes, shelters, substance abuse centres, school boards, correctional facilities and other establishments.

As a graduate of our Developmental Service Worker Diploma Program, you’ll be qualified to work as an educational assistant, residential counsellor, family support worker and special needs worker, among many others.

Career Services

Our career services program will help you get the job and career you’ve always wanted, with interview technique workshops, networking tips, leads on employment and so much more!

Next Steps

Please complete our Contact Us Form to receive more information on our Developmental Service Worker Diploma program, including admission requirements, financial aid assistance options, program start dates and more.

 


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Grad Testimonial

My name is Haider. I have worked in the Hospitality Management field in Netherland for few years. I decided to join the Hospitality Management program at Evergreen College in order to gain more North American knowledge and experience to support my European expertise and increase my knowledge level in the development and organization of hotel. I strongly recommend anyone who would like to start or continue their education in the hospitality field because the job opportunities are many and varied. In addition, the hospitality management includes different disciplines in a variety of fields. So I advise everyone who has a desire to attend this study and especially in Evergreen College! Evergreen college is the best place for this kind of academic study because there are 12 intensive courses and when I started the program I have found very efficient staff and very helpful in addition to all these privileges there is a co-op program which enhances our theoretical study.
Haider Kinpori

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