Diploma in Addictions & Community Services Worker.
Program ID: 1040
Choose a multi-faceted career that is committed to assisting alcohol and drug abuse clients in your community. CDI College’s Addictions and Community Services Worker diploma caters to students who are interested in working in the professional healthcare sector. Students are introduced to a wide range of core skills including writing, file management, assessment and treatment planning, counselling, and communications. Since addictions and community service workers are required to interact with clients and healthcare professionals on a daily basis, these core skills are essential to the job. Additionally, students study the topics of psychology, pharmacology, addiction prevention and intervention, and other medical areas. Each student must complete a mandatory clinical placement where they will work in the community to gain real experience before graduation.
CDI College provides a career and employment services that cover job searching and interviewing techniques, resume writing, and job counselling services to help students prepare for their job search. Graduates provide support in child, youth, and family social services, alcoholism, drug abuse, family violence and senior care. Career opportunities exist in group homes, correctional and community mental health centres, and facilities for the physically and developmentally handicapped.
Campus: Calgary North and Calgary South
Why Choose CDI College?
If you choose CDI College, you can be confident in our commitment to your future!
At CDI College, we have been helping students build their careers for over 40 years! As one of Canada's premiere career-training providers, we offer solid, market-driven programs that focus on helping our students develop the skills that are in demand by the leading employers in the business, technology, and health care industries.