Diploma in Social Services
Community Support Worker - Social Services 400
Diploma Program Overview
SELC College’s Community Support Worker Social Services Program is for students who want to help build healthy communities, and support marginalized or vulnerable individuals. Students in this program learn vital skills such as interviewing and counselling skills, interpersonal and
cross-cultural communication skills, critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making. SELC College students will also reflect on their own practice through self-exploration, personal growth and development. This program will prepare students to work with indigenous clients in an anti-oppressive environment; indigenous voices are infused throughout the program. Students will learn how to be an advocate for their clients, while promoting self-determination. The goal of this program is to train students to assist individuals who are in need of support for basic activities of daily living, mental health struggles, substance use, domestic violence, and any other concerns and issues that affect the development of the whole person.