Self-Care Strategies for the Developmental Services Worker


Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 or OSSD Equivalent
  • Mature Student
  • Textbook: The Resilient Practitioner: Burnout and Compassion Fatigue Prevention and Self-Care Strategies for the Helping Professions, 3/E ©2016 Pearson Publishing, Crisis Management, Financial Literacy Education

Course Fees: $485.00
Other Compulsory Fees: Inclusive
Course Hours: 45 Hours
Course Intake: Every Monday
Department: PT – Continuing Education


In this subject, students will learn the tools they need to create their own personal balance between caring for themselves and caring for others. Students will also learn the tools of resiliency and self-care action plans to assist them within their work along with ongoing opportunities for professional development to remain current in their field of work.


North Bay Campus or Online –

Part 1: The Essentials of Caring for Others Verses Self-Care

Part 2: Self-Care Planning and Strategies

Part 3: Workplace Violence and Workplace Harassment

Part 4: Financial Literacy Education

Part 5: Collaborating, Consulting and Working in Teams for Students with Special Needs 

Skill Competencies: Develop professional and personal plans that enhance job performance and well-being.

Knowledge Competencies: Select and describe professional and personal plans that enhance job performance and well-being