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The City College Developmental Services Worker diploma program teaches students skills to effectively promote the physical, mental and emotional health of individuals with disabilities, to help them to function better in the classroom, at work and in their day to day lives.
The program starts with learning on the stages of human development, the types of developmental disabilities and the range of available community support services for this population.
Learning continues with intervention techniques, person-centered planning, abnormal psychology/dual diagnosis, basic pharmacology, supporting people with autism, augmentative forms of communication, and effective responses to people who have been abused.
In a nutshell, the program develops one’s skills in building interpersonal relationships and counselling.
Our Vision: City College will be a leader in strengthening the competitiveness of Canada business and industry by building the College capacity to develop the highest quality training
Our Mission: Through close collaboration with business, industry, governmental agencies, and communities, the college shall facilitate and deliver an articulated and responsive vocational education system.
Our Approach: Our flexible approach to the learning process means that we can cater to the busiest student. Through classroom-based training modalities, we can offer you the highest quality vocational training that can conform to your lifestyle and education needs. With our strong industry links, we can help you to turn your training into opportunities, provide networking and other workplace related assistance.