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City Colleges - Online Learning

This Diploma was developed in response to the continuing education needs of professionals in social and community settings in Ireland. The course is designed primarily to ... [+]

Diploma in Social Care

€845.00 Duration: 10 lectures Course fee: €845 (or €895 if paying the course fee in installments) A fee of £76 will be payable to The Institute of Commercial Management on successful completion of this course. Awarding body: The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM) This Diploma was developed in response to the continuing education needs of professionals in social and community settings in Ireland. In the context of the professionalization of social care work, this course reflects the area of social care in Ireland from two perspectives.

Psychological Aspect of Social Care Contemporary Social Care Practice in Ireland

The psychological component provides a solid introduction to developmental theories across the human lifespan including influences on childhood, adolescence, adulthood and old age. The practice component explores current social care practices, theoretical concepts, and approaches in a variety of diverse settings in Ireland. The course is designed primarily to meet the needs of employees of the industry that have practical experience in statutory, voluntary and private service and settings including independent and residential services for individuals with disabilities, residential and aftercare services for children, homeless services, services for older people and community support services. The aim of the Diploma is to educate reflective practitioners who can continue to learn and develop their professional knowledge, interpersonal skills and self-awareness appropriate for careers in social care. Category: Psychology e-Learning... [-]

Canada Canada Online
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Online
City Colleges - Online Learning

The Diploma in Psychology at City Colleges aims to introduce students to the main topics often taught in modern psychology courses. These topics include developmental and ... [+]

Diploma in Psychology

€845.00

Duration: 10 lectures

Course fee: €845 (or €895 if paying the course fee in instalments)

A fee of £76 will be payable to The Institute of Commercial Management on successful completion of this course.

Awarding body: The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM)

The Diploma in Psychology at City Colleges aims to introduce students to the main topics often taught in modern psychology courses. These topics include developmental and lifespan psychology, cognitive psychology, social psychology, biological basis of behaviour, personality theory and individual differences, abnormal psychology, research design and methods, and psychological therapies. Students will also gain experience of research through a project to be completed within one month of completion of lectures.... [-]

Canada Canada Online
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Full-time
10 weeks
Online
City Colleges - Online Learning

Delivered by John O’Keeffe, Criminologist and Teaching Fellow in the School of Psychology at Trinity College, Dublin, the purpose of the Diploma in Criminology & Fore ... [+]

Diploma in Criminology & Criminal Psychology

€845.00

Duration: 10 lectures

Course Titles:

Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Forensic) Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Police) Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Prisons) Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Corporate Fraud) Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Medical) Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Crime Scene Investigation) Diploma in Criminology and Criminal Psychology (Terrorism)

Students in the above Diplomas attend the same class and lectures. However, on completion of the course, students may submit a chosen assignment in any one of the above areas in order to be awarded that particular exit award title.... [-]

Canada Canada Online
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Online
triOS College

The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level Physiotherapy Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assist ... [+]

The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge for entry-level Physiotherapy Assistant and Occupational Therapy Assistant positions in hospitals, private rehabilitation clinics, rehabilitation centres, and long-term care facilities, retirement homes and other settings that provide rehabilitation services. This program provides an overview of the theory, principles, and practices of the Physiotherapy Assistant and the Occupational Therapy Assistant.Students receive:

500-hour fieldwork placement Anatomy workshop at the University of Guelph canfitpro™ Personal Training Specialist certification Membership with the Canadian Physiotherapist Association (CPA) Free Microsoft Office Professional Plus, DreamSpark Standard and Office 8 CAREER OPPORTUNITIES ... [-]
Canada Mississauga Windsor Toronto Scarborough Oshawa London Kitchener Hamilton Brampton  + 6 More
September 2019
Full-time
49 - 63 weeks
Campus
triOS College

The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge to fulfill the role of a Community Service Worker. Community Services W ... [+]

The purpose of the program is to prepare students with the necessary skills and academic knowledge to fulfill the role of a Community Service Worker. Community Services Workers provide many types of assistance to people in the community, from determining eligibility for welfare and health programs and counseling on child care to helping clients with physical and mental problems and those involved in drug and substance abuse. They help determine and locate appropriate social service agencies such as those providing health care and physical and mental rehabilitation.

Working under the direction and supervision of nurses, counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other professionals, and depending upon the type of work assignment, they may be a member of a treatment team made up of other Community Services Workers and health professionals, or they may work on their own with little supervision. Students receive:... [-]

Canada Mississauga Windsor Toronto Scarborough Oshawa London Kitchener Hamilton Brampton  + 6 More
September 2019
Full-time
39 - 47 weeks
Campus
Bow Valley College

You will be a powerful influence in making a real difference in people’s lives. You will learn to support individuals, families and communities. ... [+]

Addictions Services Counselling Diploma

You will be a powerful influence in making a real difference in people’s lives. You will learn to support individuals, families and communities in identifying and managing addictions through prevention and treatment programs. You will gain the skills to lead teams in developing programs to stem the damage of addiction.

The 16-month (4 semester) diploma program gives graduates skills in counselling, case management, suicide prevention, program delivery and evaluation, and leadership. Program content emphasizes Aboriginal history and culture, and focuses on the needs of Aboriginal communities.

EMPLOYMENT

Graduates will work with individuals, families, and communities in identifying and managing addictions through prevention, harm reduction, enforcement, and treatment programs. Addictions Councillors often work as Team Leaders in community social services, children and youth services, justice system institutions, community Aboriginal services, and emergency shelters.... [-]

Canada Calgary
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Full-time
16 months
Campus
LaSalle College Montreal

The Special Care Counselling program (DEC) trains students to intervene appropriately with a range of clients having difficulties adapting or fitting in socially. This is ... [+]

Diploma in Special Care Counselling

The Special Care Counselling program (DEC) trains students to intervene appropriately with a range of clients having difficulties adapting or fitting in socially. This is accomplished in close collaboration with various professionals, such as remedial teachers, learning specialists, psychologists, directors of educational institutions, and occupational therapists.

Career Prospects

Custodial care and rehabilitation centres Regular or specialized schools Group and youth homes

Concentration Courses

Special Care Counselling Roles and Duties (45 h) Professional Ethics (45 h) Assistance to Clienteles and Professional Integrity (45 h) Communication Skills (45 h) Human Development Psychology I (60 h) Human Development Psychology II (60 h) Therapeutic Process I (45 h) Therapeutic Process II (60 h) Introduction to Activities & Animation (45 h) Group Animation and Activities (60 h) Helping Relationship I (45 h) Helping Relationship II (45 h) Learning Disabilities, Adaptation and Family Systems Approach (90 h) Community Resources (45 h) Crisis Intervention (45 h) Interactions and Cultural Communities (45 h) Social and Work Reintegration (45 h) Toxicology and Psychopathology (60 h) Violence and Victimization (45 h) Fostering Autonomy with Seniors (45 h) Adaptation, Marginalization and Exclusion (60 h) Cognitive Challenges & Autism Spectrum Disorder (45 h) Physical and Neurological Challenges (45 h) Initiation Internship (195 h) Experimentation Internship (210 h) Intervention Internship (450 h) Program’s Integration Project (60 h) ... [-]
Canada Montreal
January 2020
Full-time
Campus
Stenberg College

Stenberg’s Counseling Therapist Diploma program provides students with the stepping stones to help others overcome challenges, achieve goals and better lives. Students le ... [+]

Stenberg’s Counseling Therapist Diploma program provides students with the stepping stones to help others overcome challenges, achieve goals and better lives. Students learn to approach and resolve real-life situations, proper self-care, ethical decision making, strengthen relationships and other applicable soft skills. Upon graduation, you will be able to employ a variety of tactics for specific clients and empower your clients to face challenges.

Over the course of this program, students will: Gain an understanding of numerous modalities Learn to support individuals, couples, and families from a variety of circumstances Enter the workforce with an open mind, an open heart and the ability to change lives Facts Duration: 88 weeks, including a 6-week practicum Delivery Method: In-class Language: English Intakes: April and October Credential Awarded: Diploma Articulation/Pathway: Graduates granted transfer credits toward BCIT’s Business Management Advanced Diploma – upon completion they can continue to BCIT’s Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Program ... [-]
Canada Surrey
October 2019
Full-time
88 weeks
Campus
CDI College

The Social Services Worker Professional program has been designed to prepare the graduate for positions in the social services field with attention to the specific needs ... [+]

The Social Services Worker Professional program has been designed to prepare the graduate for positions in the social services field with attention to the specific needs of youth, Aboriginals, and those affected by addiction.

The program is structured with a core set of courses that provide a general overview of contemporary issues and values in social services work in Canada. Students will receive specialized training to assist youth and people in recovery.

Social service professionals are able to apply their skills to a wide range of situations. Whether it’s helping families through a crisis or working with victims of trauma, their roles within society are essential.<... [-]

Canada Vancouver Surrey
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
CDI College

Students interested in various areas of human development, including functional movement, human disorders, and injury and rehabilitation will find a career match with CDI ... [+]

Students interested in various areas of human development, including functional movement, human disorders, and injury and rehabilitation will find a career match with CDI College’s Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant program.

This diploma program prepares graduates with the basic knowledge, skills, values, and behaviors necessary for employment in the community and private agencies, hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers. Physiotherapist assistants and occupational therapist assistants play a significant role, working in partnership with and under the supervision of physiotherapists and occupational therapists.

Courses in the Rehabilitation Therapy Assistant program focus on understanding human development and the human body. Students will study body mechanics and systems, biochemistry, anatomy and physiology, therapeutic exercise, and the use of advanced technological equipment.... [-]

Canada Surrey Edmonton Calgary
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
CDI College

CDI College’s Early Learning and Child Care diploma program prepares students with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to obtain. Graduates of this diploma p ... [+]

CDI College’s Early Learning and Child Care diploma program prepares students with the knowledge and practical experience necessary to obtain. Graduates of this diploma program will meet the program requirements to obtain the Child Development Supervisor Certification through Alberta Human Services, Early Childhood Development Branch.

The diploma program consists of several course categories including child development, programming, relationships, and related English courses. These courses focus on developing the language and behavior of a child through instruction and play. Students learn how to organize and manage lesson plans which include activities in expressive arts, fine arts, storytelling, health and safety, and self-esteem building.... [-]

Canada Edmonton
September 2019
Campus
CDI College

CDI College’s Addictions and Community Services Worker diploma caters to students who are interested in working in the professional healthcare sector. Students are introd ... [+]

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, counseling, 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.... [-]

Canada Calgary Edmonton Scarborough Mississauga Winnipeg Toronto  + 3 More
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
CDI College

In the program, students will pick up the skills they need to enter the rewarding social services field, with training in areas focused on helping at-risk youth, includi ... [+]

If you're looking to start a new career that makes a difference, the Child and Youth Services Worker program at CDI College is a great place to start. In the program,students will pick up the skills they need to enter the rewarding social services field, with training in areas focused on helping at-risk youth, including psychology, poverty, and addictions.

Upon graduation, students can specialize in helping youth through issues of family troubles, domestic violence, and mental health. Graduates can find employment in a number of areas including drug and alcohol treatment facilities, correctional facilities, group homes, aboriginal agencies and other community service facilities.<... [-]

Canada Calgary Mississauga Edmonton
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Kelowna College of Professional Counselling

When being a good listener isn’t enough… Learn the skills and become a professional counsellor. KCPC’s specially designed one-year Diploma of Applied Psychology and Couns ... [+]

Instruction in English only

When being a good listener isn’t enough… Learn the skills and become a professional counsellor.

What our students have to say

Join our global student community… study online, anywhere in the world. Train for a career as a mental health professional. Continuous enrollment. Accelerated programs. Earn your Diploma in just 1 year. Culturally diverse, evidence-based curriculum. Accredited, affordable, and approved for professional designation.

KCPC’s specially designed one-year Diploma of Applied Psychology and Counselling consists of 16 courses, each course 3 weeks in length. The accelerated curriculum provides practical knowledge and skill training, applicable to all types of counselling settings. Graduates are prepared for a wide range of career opportunities in private practice and mental health agencies.... [-]

Canada Kelowna
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 year
Online
Vancouver Career College

The Social Services Worker - Foundations program at Vancouver Career College provides students with the background they need to enter the rewarding social services field. ... [+]

The Social Services Worker - Foundations program at Vancouver Career College provides students with the background they need to enter the rewarding social services field. Graduates are able to work with youth, families, people struggling with addiction, members of the Aboriginal community, people with mental health concerns and others in need of help. If you’re looking for a career that makes a difference, the Social Services Worker - Foundations program can help you get there.

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Canada Surrey Abbotsford Port Coquitlam
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
44 weeks
Campus