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Developmental Service Worker

Westervelt College’s Developmental Service Worker Diploma Program helps fast-track you towards a rewarding career path working with children, youth and adults with developmental disabilities. In less than one year, you’ll gain the necessary skills and career-focused training needed to work in Community and Residential Agencies, Community Organizations, the private sector and more!

Program Highlights

  • Focused courses in Developmental Disabilities, Dual Diagnoses, Counselling Skills, Family Dynamics, Augmentative, Philosophy of Support and Social Skills and Interpersonal Communication and more
  • Modules on Intervention Strategies, CPR/First Aid and Health and Wellness
  • Small class sizes for personalized instruction in a supportive learning environment
  • A field-related externship allows you to work alongside professionals in the field, giving you valuable experience, insight and confidence
  • And much more!

You’ll get assistance with promoting your new skills, writing a resume and cover letter and developing your job search and interviewing skills. You’ll also receive ongoing post-graduation support from our Graduate Employment Services Department and access to the Westervelt Employer Network.

Use our online form to learn more about our Developmental Service Worker Diploma Program. We’ll give you more information on the admissions procedure, financing options, field-related work placements and more. With flexible start dates, you can start the program as soon as you’re ready.  Why wait? Let Westervelt College put you on the career path doing something you love!


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  • How much will it cost?
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