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Community Support Worker (CSW) Program


Community Support Workers focus on empowering those who have developmental disabilities and/or dual diagnosis and promoting the development of their mental, physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. A key component of this job is to develop clients’ independence which will allow them to function appropriately in the community. Services include behaviour management, life skills training, crisis intervention, companionship, part taking in recreational activities, some personal care, and counseling.

In addition to a Community Support Worker Diploma , our graduates also receive the following 3 certificates:

  • Food Safe Certificate
  • Emergency First Aid / CPR Level C Certificate
  • Mandt System Certificate

  • Child and Youth Programs
  • Rehabilitation/Detoxification Centers
  • Non Profit Organizations
  • Community Living
  • Outreach Programs
  • Womens' Shelters
  • Self Employment

Through my own personal experience I believe I am able to give to others the level of care, compassion and love that was bestowed upon me during my time of need. Drake Medox College has provided me with the greatest opportunity through their Community Support Worker program, with being able 'pay it forward ' and make a difference in this world. Life is about touching the lives of people around us no matter who they are or where they have come from.

~ Terry Sabo - CSW

I want everyone to know that I am proud to be a graduate of Drake Medox College because this school creates the right conditions for students to succeed. They provide me with useful knowledge and practical skills in the field of social services through their Community Support Worker Diploma.They are professional, highly certified, and the staff is very friendly and supportive.

~ Lara Alicia Casillas - CSW