January 18th, 2022

2:30 - 3:30 pm PST

Career Program

Developmental Services Worker Program

Live Online Info Session

Join us for a live online info session about our Developmental Services Worker program with instructor Jane Ali. Ashton College staff will also be available to advise and answer your questions about admissions and other general questions about the course.

The Developmental Services Worker Diploma program focuses on the skills necessary to assist clients with their physical, vocational, recreational, social, emotional and daily skill development.

Learning Objectives:

  • Ask critical questions to gain meaningful knowledge about how to support someone with a specific disability
  • Understand the needs and issues specific to the most prevalent disabilities, such as intellectual disabilities, autism, psychiatric, conduct, behavioural, hearing and vision impairments and major physical disabilities
  • Support and adapt strategies for the above-mentioned disabilities
  • Carry out research to gain knowledge
  • Conduct comprehensive research into a specific disability to develop expertise
  • Analyze cases related to disabilities using collaborative and cooperative problem-solving strategies
  • Develop and make an effective presentation to the community on a disability
  • Recognize the importance of the individuality of a person who has a disability
  • Appreciate the complex relationship between the disability and the whole person
  • Develop awareness of how our own perceptions affect our understanding of disabilities

Program Start Dates:

  • May 2, 2022 (full time online)
  • May 2, 2022 (full time in-class)

We look forward to connecting with you online! To find out more about the program:

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Registration Is Closed

Live Interactive Info Session On Zoom:
All the registered participants will get an invitation and link to join the session through email.