Introduction to Community Service Worker

COURSE INFORMATION:

Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: Surviving Your Placement in Health and Social Care, by Joan Healey Margaret Spencer, McGraw Hill


Course Fees: $975.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education
Registration: Nativetc.com



COURSE OVERVIEW

In this course students will be introduced to community service work and to the social work profession. It will explore the history of the profession as well as current trends. The course will also identify and examine current and emerging front-line issues within various populations and “communities in need”. The course will focus on areas of community social work where community service graduates are employed and provide opportunities for students to hear directly from front line professionals.


TRAINING LOCATIONS

North Bay Campus or Online – www.nativetc.com


Part 1: Describe the history of community service workers
Part 2: Identify the social service environments where a CSW is employed
Part 3: Discuss current front-line issues in the field of Community service work

Skill Competencies: Demonstrate working with older adults to assist them in setting goals that promote optimal functioning, well-being and quality of life. Employ strategies to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Demonstrate functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults.

Knowledge Competencies: Identify the needs, strengths and resources of older adults to assist them in setting goals that promote optimal functioning, well-being and quality of life. List the steps required to plan, implement and evaluate services and programs in response to identified needs and goals of older adults. Describe the essential elements of functioning effectively as a member of a multi-disciplinary team and provision of relevant services and programs for older adults.