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.