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Social Services Worker Recovery Specialist

Diploma 51 weeks

The Social Services Worker – Recovery Specialist program at CDI College builds upon your work in the Social Services Worker – Foundations program, giving you an opportunity to specialize in addictions recovery.

Social Services Workers

Social services workers play a vital role in the healthcare field, particularly in the areas of mental health, poverty, and addictions recovery.

This program at CDI College gives you the hands-on training you’ll need to start a career in social services.

Social Services Worker – Recovery Specialist Program

In the program, you’ll receive job-ready training for working with clients affected by addiction, including learning the fundamentals of poverty, addiction, and mental health.

Additionally, you will receive these certifications:

  • Standard First Aid & CPR
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) certification
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certification
  • FOODSAFE - Level 1
  • WHMIS for Employees
  • Medication Administration for Support Workers

Working in Social Services

Additionally, as part of the program, you will also participate in a work experience term, giving you an opportunity to apply your theoretical knowledge and new skills working in the field as a social services worker in British Columbia.

This program has been approved by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.

Campus Availability

  • Burnaby, BC
  • Richmond, BC
  • Surrey, BC
  • Vancouver, BC

I picked CDI College because the class sizes are very small and so the teachers are very involved and they make sure that you always know what you're doing.

Emily C., Social Services Worker Graduate
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