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6 Core Values Taught in Community Services Worker Training

Apr 10, 2017 10:33:22 AM

Updated December 2022

In Canadian society, we place a very special trust in community services workers (CSWs) to protect and advocate for vulnerable individuals. We rely on CSWs to help make our neighbourhoods more fair, safe, and productive.

But given how complex their work can be, there are times when CSWs are faced with very challenging situations, conflicts, and decisions—where the outcome will have a serious and lasting impact on the life of a client, family members, or the CSW herself.

To help build ethical decision-making skills, and understand their responsibilities to the public, CSW students learn the code of professional ethics and values set out by the Canadian Association of Social Workers (CASW).

Choosing a Medical Office Administrator College in Ottawa: 5 Key Traits to Look For

Mar 29, 2017 9:49:03 AM

Medical Office Administrator students at Herzing College Ottawa, earning Vital Signs certification

For many people, the decision to head back to school to earn a college diploma marks a key moment of transition and transformation. Committing to a new career path is no small matter. It often means juggling courses with an already busy schedule of work and family responsibilities.

Given that your time, money, effort, and future employment prospects are at stake, it's so important to research your college options carefully, before committing to enrollment. Medical office administrator schools are no exception! You'll be competing with other MOA grads for jobs after you finish your program, so you'll want to find the most comprehensive, relevant, job-ready curriculum out there, delivered by experienced and caring instructors.

This post is dedicated to students searching for a top quality medical office administrator college in Ottawa. These are the traits to watch out for and the questions to ask when comparing programs and making your final choice.

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