|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 2 field placements|
|Tuition fee||CA$16,175 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,937), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, if you did not complete two or more consecutive full years at a recognized secondary or post-secondary education institution in a school where English is the primary language of instruction and communication, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
The Developmental Services Worker program will reflect best field practices, provide current and relevant knowledge, and address up-to-date issues to give you a strong foundation for the field of intellectual disabilities. Its approach is guided by years of study and work in the field and by personal relationships with people with intellectual disabilities.
Through in-class, hands-on practice (projects, seminars, community observations, Internet searches, teamwork and electronic communication) and two field placements, you’ll cover a wide range of relevant topics. Among them will be: life experiences of those with intellectual disabilities, the nature of intellectual disabilities, values clarification, effecting positive change, communication and teamwork, and personal support requirements and techniques.
Note: This program is taught using a combination of modalities. Courses may be taught face-to-face, online or in blended/hybrid combination of both online and traditional classroom teaching
- Educational assistant
- Support worker
- Residential support worker
- Family support worker
- Employment supporter
- Job coach
- Community disability worker
- Integration facilitator