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Working at a Halfway House After Community Services Worker Training

May 28, 2018 3:24:30 PM

What happens to someone who has served time in prison, and gets released back into the community?

How do they find a job and a place to live? Who can they turn to for support, to get their life back on track, and start building a better future for themselves?

In many cases, ex-offenders find that support at a halfway house. Like the name suggests, a halfway house is a bridge between prison and the outside world—a place that is "halfway" between incarceration and the free community.

8 of the Most In-Demand Business Careers in Canada Right Now

May 17, 2018 2:44:50 PM

Thinking about taking business management training, but aren't sure exactly what kind of career you'll pursue after college?

What is Intellectual Disability? 5 Facts for Students in Community Services Worker Training

Apr 30, 2018 1:34:49 PM

The Canadian Association for Community Living (CACL) estimates there are approximately 686, 000 Canadians living with intellectual disabilities.

Business Management 101: How Do You Handle Disrespectful Employees?

Apr 19, 2018 12:34:42 PM

Studying business management with the dream of one day running an office, supervising a team, or starting your own company?

What's it Like to Work as a Business Development Officer?

Mar 19, 2018 3:28:03 PM

There are so many career paths students can pursue after earning a business diploma. Accounting, office administration, marketing, client services, human resources, sales...even starting your own business.

Who Will You Help as a Community Services Worker in Ottawa? 3 At-Risk Populations

Mar 12, 2018 12:17:05 PM

Every community in Canada includes at-risk populations. What does it mean to be "at-risk"?

Pros & Cons of Becoming a Paralegal: Advice for New Students

Feb 28, 2018 8:32:42 AM

Updated December, 2020.

There are several key advantages to becoming a paralegal in Ontario right now. Ontario paralegals enjoy more autonomy and a broader scope of practice than their peers in other parts of Canada—and there is constant pressure to expand their role even further.

Should You Take PSW Training? 4 Things to Consider Before You Enrol

Feb 18, 2018 1:48:18 PM

Inspired to begin a career in health care, and looking at your local training options?

Many students are attracted to personal support worker (PSW) training because of the direct focus on patient care, flexible work schedules, and high levels of demand across Canada for PSWs.

Students also like this program because it's quite short (usually less than 10 months), and is an excellent entry point for other health care careers, such a nursing.

PSW Training in Nutrition Management: Meal-Planning Tips for Seniors

Feb 6, 2018 11:09:23 AM

There are so many factors that can influence our relationship with food as we age. For example, while caring for seniors after PSW training, you will meet patients who have lost their sense of smell and taste, making meal time far less appealing.

Your Top 5 Challenges as a Freshly Graduated Medical Office Administrator

Jan 30, 2018 9:54:40 AM

Landing your first job after medical office training is a major accomplishment. But next comes the real challenge! Settling into your new role, learning how the medical team likes things done, and of course, getting to know the patients you'll be working with.

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