GET THE SKILLS TO BE A Addictions and Community Services Worker PROFESSIONAL
Addictions workers play important roles in the lives of those living with substance abuse, mental health issues, and other challenges. As such, these paraprofessionals need to rely on a wide-range of skills and knowledge. The Addictions and Community Services Worker program at CDI College is designed to prepare graduates for positions that assist clients facing substance abuse issues.
Prior to graduation, students put their knowledge and skills to the test in a mandatory community placement. Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in a range of social service settings in the province.
- Child and Youth Services
- Family Social Service Agencies
- Alcohol and Drug Treatment Programs
- Family Violence Programs
- Group Homes
- Correctional Facilities
- Community Mental Health Centres
- Facilities for the Physically and Developmentally Challenged
Industry Salary Information
- Low Wage ($/hr): $14.29
- Average Wage ($/hr): $22.00
- High Wage ($/hr): $33.31
- Average Salary: $45,760
* Information Source: www.jobbank.gc.ca/trend-analysis. Salary data provided is an estimate, and is intended for reference purposes only.
Finding yourself in a position where College is unaffordable is more common than most of us realize. Fortunately, Canada’s provincial and federal governments are very focused on making education accessible to virtually everyone; even students that are new to Canada. Regardless of your situation: didn’t finish high school, are having (or had) financial difficulties, or you are a new arrival to Canada, we will find financial solution best for you!
Our Financial Aid Expert will provide you with best options to make education investment in yourself, both realistic and affordable. Let us help you find option that suits you best. Fill out the form NOW!
- Second Careers Program
The Second Career strategy launched by the Ontario Ministry of Training, pays for the training or education needed by Ontarians to get a better job. This program provides financial help of up to $28,000 put towards : tuition, books, living allowance, child care, disability support.
- Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP)
Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a program available to people living in the Province of Ontario. This is a financial aid program that can help you pay for college or university. OSAP offers funding through: grants: money you don’t have to pay back, student loans: money you need to repay once you’re done school. Find out more about this amazing program. Fill out the form NOW!
- Payment Plan
A simple plan may be available that spreads out the costs of your education monthly over the duration of your study period. For students who qualify, a monthly payment plan may be extended beyond the end of your study period. Bad credit and no established credit can often be overcome. We specialize in working with students that have had credit and financial challenges in the past.
- Registered Plans:
Lifelong Learning Plan
The Lifelong Leaning Plan (LLP) allows you to withdraw money from your RRSPs to finance your education or that of your spouse or common law partner. You can withdraw up to $10,000 per year, up to a total maximum of $20,000.
Registered Education Savings Plans (RESP)
Students who have been named under a family’s Registered Education Savings Plan may use funds from an RESP to cover the costs of education at an eligible post-secondary institution. Complete our form above for more details.
Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB)
If you are a WSIB recipient or a surviving spouse, WSIB may have funding resources for work force re-entry. Contact your case worker about re-training, this will help you to get back into the work force through re-training.
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