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7 Good Reasons To Choose The Online Community Support Worker Program

Dec 23, 2019 2:04:46 PM

Over the past few years, we’ve seen a huge spike in the number of online students. Across almost all of our diploma programs, more and more students are choosing to study online. 

Demand has been so high for online training, this year we decided to launch our very first online community support worker program. 

It’s part of the Herzing Flex-Ed system—flexible study options specifically designed to work around your busy schedule. 

What’s it Like to Take Community Support Worker Training at Herzing?

Nov 27, 2019 10:01:54 AM

Community Support Worker students in class at the Herzing College Winnipeg campus 

Thinking about a career in social services, but don’t want to invest four years in a university degree? You’re probably leaning toward Community Support Worker training. 

There are quite a few colleges offering this program (or something similar) across Canada. Most students do their research, compare all the programs, read all the reviews, and try to figure out which school is right for them. 

Meet Chika: Community Support Worker Grad Turned Winnipeg Police Officer

Aug 20, 2019 9:29:33 AM

Chika Modozie (far left) standing with local community members. Chika is part of a special initiative to build relationships with new immigrants in Winnipeg. (Source: cbc.ca)

Chika Modozie started out with a degree in Business Administration, but she always knew business wasn’t her true calling. She wanted a career where she could help people in need.

After immigrating to Canada almost 10 years ago, Chika found herself looking at new training options. She landed in Herzing’s Community Support Worker (CSW) program, which completely changed the course of her life.

Meet the Teacher! Cindy Palmer Explains CSW Training & Careers

Jun 20, 2019 4:27:33 PM

Community Services Worker instructor, Cindy Palmer (centre, red dress) with her students at the Herzing College Toronto campus

Top 10 Skills for Community Support Workers: Is This Career for You?

Jul 11, 2018 10:47:13 AM

One of the best ways to figure out if a training program (and career) is right for you, is by researching the skills you'll need to succeed in that job.

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.

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