Community and Development Service Worker

Oxford College offers flexible learning options (Online, Hybrid, and In-person) and flexible class schedules (Morning, Afternoon, Evening, and Weekends sessions) for many of our programs.

Be career-ready in less than 14 months with Oxford College’s Community and Developmental Service Worker diploma program!

Develop the practical skills and field-related training to prepare for opportunities in mental health agencies, group homes, correctional facilities, social service and governmental agencies and more.

During the program, you will learn to interview clients, assess their needs and develop a plan of action, locate community resources, prepare intake reports, determine eligibility for social benefits, refer clients to social services and provide crisis intervention when needed. You will strengthen your knowledge of non-violent crisis intervention, high-risk populations and communication techniques so you can better assist people of all ages with mental and/or physical disabilities, as well as those facing addiction, mental health or social challenges.

Our Community and Developmental Service Worker diploma program has flexible start dates, so you can start as soon as you’re ready. You will learn from instructors who are experienced in the field and provide career-focused training in a small, supportive classes. You will also have access to our ongoing career services, which includes resume and cover letter writing assistance, job search strategies and networking tips.

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If you’re ready to learn more about getting the career you’ve always wanted, simply fill out our online form to get more information. We’ll answer any questions you may have and guide you on your path to success, from enrolment to graduation and beyond.

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