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Working in Addiction Counselling After Community Support Worker College

Sep 5, 2018 2:13:50 PM

Addiction causes a cascade of destructive consequences—from personal physical harm and illness, to high health care costs, to family devastation, to community crime and violence, to death.

Take alcohol addiction, for example. The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse and Addiction reported 77,000 hospitalizations entirely caused by alcohol in 2015-2016. That's more than the 75,000 hospitalizations we had for heart attacks in the same year.

5 Myths About Working in Community Services: What CSW Students Should Know

Mar 26, 2018 1:46:04 PM

What does it mean to work as a community support worker? Is this the right career path for you?

There are so many myths surrounding the field of social services, it can be difficult for people to separate fact from fiction, and make an informed decision about CSW training.

Let's start by debunking 5 of the most common myths about working in community services.

What's Your Role as a Community Support Worker?

Mar 14, 2018 1:31:28 PM

Updated December, 2020.

Do you feel called to a career in social services? Want to make a real difference in your community, helping disadvantaged, at-risk individuals create happier, healthier lives?

Community Support Worker, Afsana Nodrat, Beat Incredible Odds to Earn Her Diploma

Nov 10, 2016 8:35:33 AM

  Afsana Nodrat, Community Support Worker graduate, Herzing College Winnipeg

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