Developmental Services WorkerDurham College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Developmental Services Worker

Discpline: Social Work

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00 waived
Tuition Fee: $13,322.00

Oshawa Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 May 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 closed
Sep., 2022 Sep. 1, 2022 open

Program Description

A developmental service worker (DSW) supports people in all stages of life who have a developmental disability. They focus on helping people experience satisfying and rich quality of lives as active and valued members of their communities. DSWs have core values which focus on social justice, empowerment, dignity, self-worth, human relationships and integrity.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.